Cobra or COBRA

Cobra or COBRA
   A twentieth century European art movement whose members included Pierre Alechinsky, Karel Appel, Corneille, Egill Jacobsen, Asger Jorn, Lucebert, and Karl H. Pederson, and was founded in Paris in 1948 by the Belgian poet and essayist Christian Dotrement, and active until 1951. Their art was experimental, inspired by Marxism, somewhat sympathetic to Expressionism and Surrealism, showing greatest affinity to folk art and children's art and to the works of Paul Klee and Joan Miró. Similarities can also be seen to works by American abstract expressionists, but none to those that are geometrically abstract. Cobra's name was distilled from the names of the three capital cities of the countries of its principal members: CO from Copenhagen, Denmark, BR from Brussels, Belgium, and A from Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cobra (manga) — Cobra First printed, 1970s Japanese volume of Cobra コブラ (Kobura) Genre …   Wikipedia

  • Cobra Command — Cobra Organization redirects here. For other uses of Cobra Command , see Cobra Command (disambiguation). Cobra Command Logo of Cobra Publication information …   Wikipedia

  • Cobra (Manga) — Cobra コブラ (Kobura) Género Acción, ciencia ficción Manga コブラ Creado por Buichi Terasawa Editorial …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cobra (comics) — Cobra Cover art for Captain America (vol. 5) #28. King Cobra is on the right. Art by Steve Epting. Publication information Publisher …   Wikipedia

  • Cobra-La — Publication information Publisher Marvel Comics Created by Hasbro In story information Notable people G …   Wikipedia

  • Cobra Golf — Type Subsidiary of Puma AG Genre Golf Founded 1973 Founder(s) Thomas L. Crow Headquarters Carlsbad, California …   Wikipedia

  • COBRA — Le groupe Cobra, dont le nom est formé par la contraction des premières lettres de COpenhague , BRuxelles et Amsterdam , villes des trois pays de ses fondateurs, fut actif de 1948 à 1951. De nombreux artistes s’y rattachèrent au gré des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cobra Island — is a fictional country located in the Gulf of Mexico. It is the main base of operations for the fictional Cobra Organization featured in the G.I. Joe toyline from the 1980s. It is featured in the G.I. Joe cartoon and the comic book series created …   Wikipedia

  • Cobra Starship — in March 2010 Background information Origin New York City, New York, United States …   Wikipedia

  • Cobra Beer — Type Beer company Industry Brewing Founded 1989 Founder(s) Karan Bilimoria …   Wikipedia

  • Cobra (programming language from Cobra Language LLC) — Cobra Paradigm(s) Multi paradigm: object oriented Appeared in 2006 Designed by Chuck Esterbrook Developer Cobra Language LLC Stable release 2010 10 18 (O …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”