Karl Emil Termohlen

1851 · Denmark

Artist biography

Karl Emil Termohlen is an established contemporary visual artist, who was born in Denmark, like other famous artists such as Photoart, Louis Rosen Schmidt, Dynamic, Ulla Hansen, and Freddy Fraek. Karl Emil Termohlen was born in 1851.

Karl Emil Termohlen's Gallery representation

Karl Emil Termohlen is represented and exhibited by Richard Norton Gallery in Chicago, the United States.

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 sensibility is often combined with the Nordic traits of restraint and melancholy in its arts. Towards 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 scarce interiors, Hammershøi's reputation was founded on his exquisite depictions of light and shadow in simple, elegant 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. Established in 1949, CoBrA's vivid colours and vibrant 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.

Karl Emil Termohlen

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