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Gear and Gilbert: Fife’s unlikely double contribution to international CoBrA movement

CoBrA was an artist group formed in 1948 by artists from Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam whose painting style was highly expressionist and inspired by the art of children. The name is taken from the first letters of Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam where the group’s founder members lived.  As a group they had active social and political concerns and felt paintings ‘should appear on the canvas as naturally and quickly as a sudden