Albert Grøndahl

Denmark

Artist biography

Albert Grøndahl is a visual artist, who was born and brought up in Denmark, like other prominent artists such as Otto Pedersen , Peter Rössell , Christian Messier, Simon Gorm Andersen, and Maiken Bent.

Albert Grøndahl's exhibition

Albert Grøndahl's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Face of Another at Bjorn & Gundorph Gallery in Aarhus, Denmark. The exhibition was open from 22 September 2017 until 21 October 2017.

Albert Grøndahl in private collections

On Artland Albert Grøndahl's works can be found in the collection of Jakob Madsen and Bluestar, who for instance also has works by other artists including Huskmitnavn, Alessandro Simonini, and Paul Cupido.

Historical Context of Denmark

As the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, Denmark has often been very influenced by the Germanic culture of Northern Europe, which borders its southern limits. This responsiveness is often combined with the Nordic attributes of restraint and melancholy in its arts. At the end of the nineteenth century, and in the earlier part of the twentieth, Denmark originated an extremely important painter of Post-Impressionism, Vilhelm Hammershøi. Renowned for his melancholic and extremely sparse interiors, Hammershøi's reputation was founded on his exquisite representations of light and shadow in simple, elegant interiors, most often his own residence. In the later twentieth century, Denmark was a key country in the CoBrA movement of Expressionist painting, where the naming convention was derived from the cities of the founding members - the Co standing for Copenhagen on behalf of Danish artist Asger Jorn. Founded in 1949, CoBrA's bright colours and lively childlike figures became both a scandal and sensation. Other critically acclaimed modern and Danish artists include Per Kirkeby, Olafur Eliasson, Danh Vō, Sergej Jensen and Tal R.

Albert Grøndahl

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