Alechinsky, Pierre

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Alechinsky, Pierre Gender: M
born on 19 October 1927 at 21:30 (= 9:30 PM )
Place St.Gilles, Belgium, 50n49, 4e20
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Dekoster
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 25°30' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 22°13 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 21°40'

File:Pierre Alechinsky (1965) by Erling Mandelmann.jpg
Pierre Alechinsky
photo: Erling Mandelmann, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Belgian artist descending from a Jewish Russian father and a Wallonian mother. In 1949 he joined Christian Dotremont, Karel Appel, Constant, Jan Nieuwenhuys and Asger Jorn to form the art group Cobra. He participated both with the Cobra exhibitions and went to Paris to study engraving at Atelier 17 under the guidance of Stanley William Hayter in 1951. He has lived and worked in France since 1951. His work is related to Tachisme, Abstract expressionism, and Lyrical Abstraction.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

André Dekoster quoted birth registry, email Oct. 2013


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (painter and engraver)