Christian Dotremont

1922–1979

Christian Dotremont, ‘[no title]’ 1975–6
[no title] 1975–6
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Christian Dotremont, (12 December 1922 – 20 August 1979), was a Belgian painter and poet who was born in Tervuren, Belgium. He was a founding member of the Revolutionary Surrealist Group (1946) and he also founded Cobra together with Danish artist Asger Jorn. He later became well known for his painted poems (French: Peinture mots), which he called logograms.

He died of tuberculosis in Tervuren.

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