The Danish Jorn is an member of the Cobra group, which is a contemporary post-expressionist art group that takes its name from the three European capitals: Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam. Its basic characteristics are a free creation of fantastical figures and a contrast between strong colors. Jorn lived the last part of his life in Italy, working until his death in Albissola, the Ligurian capital of ceramics. The work that we present here is evidently based on one of Velazquez's early masterpieces, the so-called Triumph of Bacchus, or the Drinkers. In fact, the man with a grotesque grimace is portrayed here in this picture divided into areas of contrasting colors modernizes the character at the center of the Spanish painting, who smiles at us, clearly drunk. It is an interesting painting, which reveals how much the artist wanted to transmit an expressive dynamism through his creations, interpreting the history of painting and its fundamental moments of development.

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