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Eugène Brands

Eugène Brands

Eugène Brands

Eugène Brands (January 15, 1913 – January 15, 2002 in Amsterdam) was a Dutch painter and a member of the Cobra group.

In 1946, Eugène Brands participated in the group exhibition “Young Painters” in the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, where a whole room was filled with his work. In 1948 he joined the Experimental Group Holland, and in November 1949 he showcased his artwork in the “International exhibition of experimental art”. Meanwhile, the Cobra movement was founded, a group he produced his best works with. However, disagreements resulted in his departure and he decided to go solo.