Magnus Frederik Clausen


Artist biography

Magnus Frederik Clausen is a visual artist, who was born and brought up in Denmark, like other prominent artists such as Marianne Minna Marianneminna, Bitten Lund, Benjamin-Lli, Francesco Graci, and Paul Mac Carthy.


Magnus Frederik Clausen most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galleri Benoni in Copenhagen with the exhibition LANDSCAPE MODERN OIL PAINTING CANVAS PAINTING ABSTRACT OIL PAINTING WALL HANGING. The exhibition was open from 16 June 2017 until 22 July 2017. Magnus Frederik Clausen's work has also been exhibited during the Grass is greener exhibition at MATÈRIA in Rome, Italy (28 November 2018 - 25 January 2019).

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 frontiers. This sensibility is often combined with the Nordic traits of restraint and melancholy in its arts. At the end of the nineteenth century, and in the earlier part of the twentieth, Denmark originated a key painter of Post-Impressionism, Vilhelm Hammershøi. Acclaimed for his wistful and extremely scarce interiors, Hammershøi's reputation was founded on his exquisite representations of light and shadow in modest, 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 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.

Magnus Frederik Clausen

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