Rene Holm

Denmark

Artist biography

Rene Holm is a visual artist, who originates from Denmark, like other celebrated artists such as Vibeke Johannessen, Kehnet Nielsen, Lise Kaltoft, De Las Heras, and Anne Langgaard.

About Rene Holm's work

Rene Holm's work is grounded in figuration. Figurative art can simply be understood as art that involves strong references to the real world, or to the human figure. Often considered as the polar opposite of Abstraction, figurative art can nonetheless remain incredibly stimulating and ground-breaking, since it includes a significant number of approaches to represent the chosen object or figure. The variety of style in figurative art is immense, and spans across Paul Cézanne’s bathers to Jean-Michel Basquiat’s neo-expressionist paintings.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Rene Holm is represented and exhibited by Galleri Franz Pedersen in Horsens, Denmark. Rene Holm's work has most recently been exhibited at Galleri Benoni in Copenhagen (26 October 2018 until 01 December 2018) with the exhibition You Like What You See. Rene Holm's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Ein Grüss nach Hause (09 September 2017 - 31 October 2017) at Galleri Franz Pedersen in Horsens and Code Art Fair (30 August 2018 - 31 August 2018) at Galleri Benoni in Copenhagen. Rene Holm's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called Forårsudstilling 2017 and took place at Galleri Franz Pedersen in Horsens, Denmark from the 18 April 2017 to 17 June 2017.

Rene Holm has two works for sale at present available on Artland.

Rene Holm in private collections

There are four collectors in possession of art by Rene Holm at Artland. These collectors include bob collection, Gitte Horsbøl, and MU Collection, who also has works by other artists including Ruth Asawa, Sarah Derat, and Willy Spiller.

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 traits of restraint and melancholy in its arts. Towards the end of the nineteenth century, and in the earlier part of the twentieth, Denmark originated a key painter of Post-Impressionism, Vilhelm Hammershøi. Noted for his wistful and extremely scarce interiors, Hammershøi's reputation was founded on his ethereal depictions of light and shadow in modest, 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 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.

Rene Holm

  • Artworks in Collections 47
  • Exhibitions 5
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