Aske Sigurd Kraul

Denmark

Artist biography

Aske Sigurd Kraul is a modern artist, who originates from Denmark, like other famous artists such as Jens Birkemose, Jon Gislason, Kristian Dahlgård, Mads Hofmann, and Art pusher.

Aske Sigurd Kraul's exhibition

Aske Sigurd Kraul most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Biesenbach in Cologne (17 January 2020 until 28 February 2020) with the exhibition MNMLSM II.

At the moment, Aske Sigurd Kraul has a total of five artworks for sale at Artland.

Aske Sigurd Kraul in private collections

Aske Sigurd Kraul's works can be seen in Stalke Collection collection on Artland. This collection also contains works by renowned artists Ruth Asawa, Hur Kyung-Ae, and Paul Cupido.

Historical Context of Denmark

As the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, Denmark has often been rather influenced by the Germanic culture of Northern Europe, which borders its southern frontiers. This sensibility is often combined with the Nordic traits of restraint and melancholy in its arts. At the end of the nineteenth century, and in the earlier part of the twentieth, Denmark produced a key painter of Post-Impressionism, Vilhelm Hammershøi. Noted for his melancholic and extremely sparse interiors, Hammershøi's reputation was founded on his ethereal representations of light and shadow in simple, elegant interiors, most often his own residence. In the later twentieth century, Denmark was a major 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. Established 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.

Aske Sigurd Kraul

  • Artworks in Collections 3
  • Exhibitions 2

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