Asger Jorn

(Danish, 1914–1973)

equilibre précair by asger jorn

Asger Jorn

Equilibre Précair, 1968

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Biography

Timeline

1914
Born in Vejrum, Denmark as Asger Oluf Jørgensen
1930 - 1935
Started painting (landscapes, portraits, still lifes)
1936 - 1937
First trips to Paris, met Fernand Léger, Le Corbusier and Matta
1941
Cofounder of magazine Helhesten
1942
Member of Danish artist group Høst
1948
Foundation of group CoBrA (withKarel Appel, Constant, Corneille, Christian Dotremont, and Joseph Noiret)
1957 - 1961
Member of Situationistischen Internationale
1973
Dies in Aarhus, Denmark

Exhibitions

2012
Asger Jorn. un artiste libre, Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland
Jorn < Ensor, Museum Jorn, Silkeborg, Denmark
2011
Jorn International, Aarhus Kunstmuseum ARoS, Denmark
Jorn's Modifications & Kirkeby's Overpaintings, Museum Jorn, Silkeborg, Denmark
Jorn’s Modifications & Kirkeby’s Overpaintings, Museum Jorn, Silkeborg, Denmark
2010
Städtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany
2009
Silkeborg Kunstmuseum, Silkeborg, Denmark
Galerie Marie-José van de Loo, Munich, Germany
Retrospektive, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2007
Asger Jorn in Italien, Kunsthalle in Emden / Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany