Janne Kruse


Artist biography

Janne Kruse is an artist, who was born in Denmark, like other famous artists such as Lasse Centio, Henning Schultz, Ditlev Marboe, Johan Jensen Kjeldsen, and Daniel Reiter.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Janne Kruse 's work is on display at NoPlace located in Oslo, Norway. Janne Kruse most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at NoPlace in Oslo (11 January 2019 until 27 January 2019) with the exhibition IT'S SO REAL.

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 produced an extremely important painter of Post-Impressionism, Vilhelm Hammershøi. Noted for his melancholic and extremely sparse 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 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. 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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Janne Kruse

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