Raffaella Losapio

Denmark

Artist biography

Raffaella Losapio is a modern artist, who originates from Denmark, like other renowned artists such as Mette Maya Gregersen, Niels Reumert , Dagmar Eline, Ulrik Stenshøj, and Søren Wullum.

Raffaella Losapio in private collections

On Artland Raffaella Losapio's art can be found in the collection of Raffaella Losapio, who for instance also has works by other artists including Sissi Farassat, Ali Hasanov, and Won Sou-Yeol.

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 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 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. Established in 1949, CoBrA's bright 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.

Raffaella Losapio

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