Lene Adler Petersen


Artist biography

Lene Adler Petersen is a modern artist, who was born in Denmark, like other celebrated artists such as Rasmus Albertsen, Reyecito, Jane Oragui, Lone Arendal, and Mortem Pedersen.


Lene Adler Petersen is at the moment exhibiting at Galleri Tom Christoffersen in Copenhagen with the exhibition Solo exhibition (26 March 2020 - 24 April 2020). Lene Adler Petersen 's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Over Pain Ted, which took place at Galleri Tom Christoffersen in Copenhagen, Denmark (21 November 2019 - 20 December 2019).

Lene Adler Petersen in private collections

On Artland Lene Adler Petersen 's works can be found in the following collections: mnoermark, who for instance also has works by other prominent and critically acclaimed artists including Michael Kvium, Rose Eken and Mie Olise Kjærgaard; and Shaka Loveless, who likewise has works by other prominent and critically acclaimed artists including Dan Schein, Sergej Jensen and Rose Eken.

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 frontiers. This sensibility is often mixed with the Nordic attributes of restraint and melancholy in its arts. Towards 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 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. 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.

Lene Adler Petersen

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  • Exhibitions 1

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