Anne Riis Bovbjerg

Denmark

Artist biography

Anne Riis Bovbjerg is an artist, who originates from Denmark, like other famous artists such as Jacobo Waganos Ludóvico, Niels Nedergaard, Søren Solkær, Alan Waring, and Maria Ellermann.

About Anne Riis Bovbjerg's work

Anne Riis Bovbjerg is renowned for producing figurative work. In essence, figurative art is art which depicts familiar aspects of reality, or of the human figure. Although the definition appears to be rather simple, figuration still remains in its very essence more than just a depiction of reality. Indeed, the various styles in which figurative art can be executed are infinite, thus making figurative art a ground-breaking and ever evolving category, in which Anne Riis Bovbjerg's work is mainly grounded. Some critically acclaimed artists known for their contribution to figurative art include Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Cézanne or Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Anne Riis Bovbjerg is represented and exhibited by Galleri Lene Bilgrav located in Aarhus, Denmark. Anne Riis Bovbjerg most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galleri Lene Bilgrav in Aarhus with the exhibition Mispas Home. The exhibition was open from 08 August 2019 until 13 September 2019. Anne Riis Bovbjerg's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Sommerudstilling 2019, which took place at Galleri Lene Bilgrav in Aarhus, Denmark (06 July 2019 - 19 July 2019).

At present, two works from Anne Riis Bovbjerg are for sale on Artland.

Historical Context of Denmark

As the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, Denmark has often been rather influenced by the Germanic culture of Northern Europe, that borders its southern limits. This sensibility is often combined with the Nordic attributes of restraint and melancholy in its arts. Towards 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 wistful and extremely sparse interiors, Hammershøi's reputation was founded on his ethereal representations of light and shadow in modest, elegant interiors, most often his own residence. In the later twentieth century, Denmark was a significant 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 vibrant 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.

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