Genres: CoBrA

CoBrA was an art movement that was named for the cities it originated in: Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam.  After the horrors of World War II, a group of northern Europeans banded together to promote their vision of art with a series of exhibits, publications, and collaborations.  As a movement they existed for a few years…

Influences: Francis Bacon

“The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.” -Francis Bacon A video depicting many paintings. English painter Francis Bacon (1909 – 1992) used painterly distortion to express the existential angst and shock of the 20th century. The Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC had an impressive collection of his works on display which…