Exhibition of Prints by Pierre Alechinsky Opens at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art


TEL AVIV.- Tel Aviv Museum of Art presents Pierre Alechinsky’s ‘The test of the Title’. Pierre Alechinsky (b. 1927, Brussels), an interdisciplinary artist who has worked in painting, drawing, print, writing, and filmmaking, studied book illustration and typography at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et des Arts Décoratifs in Brussels (1944-46). In 1949 he joined the CoBrA ( COpenhagen , BRussels , Amsterdam ) group (1948-1951) which formed a year earlier in Paris as an alternative to the declining Surrealistic tendency in contemporary painting. The group members believed that the pursuit of pure psychic automatism in the spirit of Surrealism swept its followers to over-concentration on matter, against