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Jean Lucebert

 (1924 - 1994)
Jean Lucebert was active/lived in Netherlands.  Jean Lucebert is known for frescoes, murals, drawings, prints, poetry.

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Jean Lucebert


The Dutch artist Lucebert, actually Lubertus Jacobus Swaanswijk, studied from 1936 at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam.  In 1943/44, he was interned by the Gestapo.  After his release in 1945, the artist adopted the pseudonym ‘Lucebert’, meaning 'The Bringer of Light'.

In 1948, Lucebert and a number of Dutch fellow artists founded the literary avant-garde group ‘Experimentele Groep in Holland’.  One year later, he also joined the artist group CoBrA, which had been founded by Asger Jorn, Constant, Corneille, Karel Appel, Christian Dotremont and Joseph Noiret in Paris.  Lucebert’s poetry was mainly influenced by Dadaism and Surrealism, while his paintings were deeply related to works by Asger Jorn and Jean   ...  Displaying 750 of 1078 characters.



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About  Jean Lucebert

Born:  1924 - Amsterdam
Died:   1994 - Alkmaar
Known for:  frescoes, murals, drawings, prints, poetry