Hans Henrik Lerfeldt

Denmark

Artist biography

Hans Henrik Lerfeldt is a creative artist, who was born and brought up in Denmark, like other renowned artists such as Daniel Van Der Moon, Tussefar, Tabita Schwenn, Jet-Te L. Ranning, and Marina Mos.

Hans Henrik Lerfeldt in private collections

Børge Igor Brandt on Artland includes Hans Henrik Lerfeldt 's works, as well as other works produced by prominent figures of the Art world, such as Liam Fallon, Hur Kyung-Ae, and Choi Jun Kun.

Historical Context of Denmark

As the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, Denmark has often been very influenced by the Germanic culture of Northern Europe, that borders its southern limits. This responsiveness is often mixed 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 produced a key painter of Post-Impressionism, Vilhelm Hammershøi. Renowned for his melancholic and extremely sparse interiors, Hammershøi's reputation was founded on his ethereal depictions of light and shadow in modest, 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 vivid colours and lively childlike figures became both a scandal and sensation. Other prominent modern and Danish artists include Per Kirkeby, Olafur Eliasson, Danh Vō, Sergej Jensen and Tal R.

Hans Henrik Lerfeldt

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