Christian Dotremont 1922 - 1979

  Logogram 1972 entitled.
  ' There in the North winter is a long thought, springtime is a short thwack, summer is a long throb, autumn is a short  thanks.'

Christian Dotremont was born in Tevuren in Belgium in 1922.
Through all his life Dotremont experimented with the art - wanted to find the importance of art. Incessant he worked with words - pictures and signs looking and uncovering the facets of art.
Dotremont couldn't stop playing with words and concepts - twist them in his own filosofic way, and each time end up with a surprising result. Even though he worked with many aspects the most important was always the words. Dotremont was a poet, he expressed his feelings and thoughts  to the spectator on the beautiful whiteness of the paper. He created torn signs from written arabesques, which he named 'Logogramms'.

About other Cobra artists
Piere Alechinsky
Else Alfelt
Karel Appel
Mogens Balle
Ejler Bille
Christian Dotremont
Sonja Ferlov
Stephen Gilbert
Svavar Gudnason
Henry Heerup
C. O. Hultén
Egill Jacobsen
Asger Jorn
Erik Ortvad
Carl-Henning Petersen
Max Walter Svanberg
Anders Österlin

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