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Basic Data

Corneille is a painter who is associated with neo-expressionism. He was the son to a Belgium family and grew up in the Netherlands where he attended the Academy of Arts. Six years after his graduation he founded the group CoBrA with befriended artists like Karl Appel. The group became famous for their expressive painting.

  • Civil name: Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo
  • Born: 3 July 1922
  • Place of birth: Liège, Netherlands
  • Died on: 5 September 2010
  • Nationality: Dutch
  • Studied at: Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam
  • Era: contemporary art
  • artistic movement: CoBrA
  • Stylistic direction: neo-expressionism

Corneille repeatedly went on long trips to Asia, Africa and America. These travels have strongly influenced his work. He chose Paris as his home, where he lived for sixty years. It was in Paris that he started to explore mediums such a ceramics and etching. The diversity of his work can be witnessed at Museums in Amsterdam and at the CoBrA Museum. Today, Corneille counts among the most famous artists from the Benelux-states.

 

Corneille Art For Sale

Corneille Print Lithograph Däumelinchen
Corneille Print Lithograph Däumelinchen
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Corneille Maison Jaune Print Etching
Corneille Maison Jaune Print Etching
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Corneille Esmeralda Print Etching
Corneille Esmeralda Print Etching
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Corneille Arbre Rouge Print Lithograph
Corneille Arbre Rouge Print Lithograph
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Corneille Grosser Vogel Print Lithograph
Corneille Grosser Vogel Print Lithograph
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Corneille Roter Vogel Print Lithograph
Corneille Roter Vogel Print Lithograph
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Corneille Blauer Stern Print Lithograph
Corneille Blauer Stern Print Lithograph
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Corneille Complicite Print Lithograph
Corneille Complicite Print Lithograph
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Corneille Liegender Akt Print Lithograph
Corneille Liegender Akt Print Lithograph
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Collections

Belgium

 

Denmark

 

Germany

 

Netherlands

 

Hungary

 

Exhibitions

  • 27.09.2018 - 10.02.2019 THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.
  • 16.09.2017 - 04.02.2018 Auf unbekanntem Terrain. Landschaft in der Kunst nach 1945 - Museum für Aktuelle Kunst - Sammlung Hurrle, Durbach.
  • 19.02.2016 - 30.06.2016 RENDEZVOUS. Meisterwerke aus der Sammlung Essl - ESSL MUSEUM Klosterneuburg.
  • 22.03.2013 - 09.06.2013 Von Beckmann bis Warhol. Die Sammlung Bayer - Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin.
  • 23.06.2012 - 06.01.2013 CoBrA international. Momente einer Utopie - Museum für Aktuelle Kunst - Sammlung Hurrle, Durbach.
  • 11.11.09 - 16.01.2010 Corneille - dem Künstler, dem Freund, dem Lebenswerk - Die Galerie, Frankfurt/Main.
  • 07.03.2005 - 10.10.2005 Cobra Collectie - Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amstelveen.
  • 16.05.2003 - 28.09.2003 Cobra in the Hermitage - The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg.
  • 29.03.2003 - 26.09.2003 CoBrA - de kleur van vrijheid - Stedelijk Museum Schiedam.

 

Awards

  • Commander of the Order of the Dutch Lion.

 

Literature

  • Corneille - Von COBRA bis heute, exhibition catalog, Bettina Tenge-Lyazami (Publ.), Framkfurt/Main, 2000.
  • Corneille und Afrika, exhibition catalog, R.A.R. Kerkhoven, H.G. Golinski, Sepp Hiekisch-Picard, Frankfurt/Main 1998.
  • Corneille een vroege vogel, Bieman de Haas, Amsterdam 1997.

 

Own Writings

  • Corneille: Erinnerungen 1941 - 1951, Corneille, Frankfurt/Main 2001.
  • Abessinische Reise: Tagebuchnotizen eines Malers, Corneille, Stierstadt, 1968.

 

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