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Denmark 1920 - 2004
Jørgen Nash (March 16, 1920 – May 17, 2004) was a Danish artist, writer and central proponent of Situationism. (Cobra group)
Jörgen Nash was born in 1920 in Vejrum, Denmark, but is since many years living near to Örkelljunga in Southern Sweden were he lives with his wife Lis Zwick.
During 1948 to1951 he was part of the COBRA group of artists. With his brother, Asker Jörn, he founded the Bauhaus Situationiste Drakabygget in Southern Sweden in 1960.
He is the editor of the journal Drakabygget, which is a journal focusing on arts and social philosophy. He has also written 45 books on art, poetry and novels. Jörgen Nash was appointed as honorary artist at the Royal Danish Academy of Art in 1963.
Jorgen Nash work has been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums all over the world, both as solo exhibitions and as a part of a group exhibitions.
Museum of Modern Art New York; Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm; National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Museum de Art Moderno, Mexico City; Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo; Galerias del Palacio de Belles Artes, Mexico City; Kobe Art Museum, Japan; Malmo Museum, Sweden; The Modern Art Gallery Silkeborg, Denmark; Museo Carillo Gil, Mexico City; Klingspor-Museum, Offenbach am Main, Germany; Yokohama City Art Hall, Japan; Tessin Institute, Paris; Museo National de Belles Artes and Centro Wilfredo Lam, Havana, Cuba; Skissernas Museum, Lund, Sweden; Kongelige Kopperstickssamling, Copenhagen, Denmark; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Royal Academi of Art, Stockholm; Museu Dárt Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain among many other national and international art museums. ...
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