Henrik Godsk


Artist biography

Henrik Godsk is a modern artist, who was born in Denmark, like other famous artists such as Jane Oragu, Frederikke Lange, No Name, The Rap Pack, and Ole Kofoed Ahlberg .

Henrik Godsk's Gallery representation

Henrik Godsk's work is available for viewing at Galerie Wolfsen located in Aalborg, Denmark.

Henrik Godsk in private collections

On Artland Henrik Godsk's art can be found in the collection of Badboy, PM Collection, and scanpro, who for instance also has works by other artists including Won Sou-Yeol, Michael Kvium, 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, which 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 originated an extremely important painter of Post-Impressionism, Vilhelm Hammershøi. Renowned for his wistful and extremely scarce interiors, Hammershøi's reputation was founded on his ethereal depictions of light and shadow in simple, dignified 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.

Henrik Godsk

  • Artworks in Collections 7
  • Exhibitions 4

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