Stig Brøgger

Denmark

Artist biography

Stig Brøgger is a modern visual artist, who was born in Denmark, like other well-known artists such as Irene Lay, Lulu Kaalund, Nir Ohayon, Lars Bang, and Keld Helmer-Petersen.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Stig Brøgger 's work is available for viewing at Galleri Susanne Ottesen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Stig Brøgger 's work has most recently been exhibited at Galerie Forsblom in Helsinki (20 September 2018 until 21 October 2018) with the exhibition STIG BAUMGARTNER - Combinations, Variations And Little Creatures. Stig Brøgger 's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; WORKING SPACE (28 February 2019 - 03 May 2019) at Galleri Susanne Ottesen in Copenhagen and On Photography (21 April 2017 - 27 May 2017) at Galleri Susanne Ottesen in Copenhagen.

Stig Brøgger in private collections

On Artland Stig Brøgger 's art can be found in the collection of bob collection, who for instance also has works by other artists including Marie Kølbæk Iversen, Qafar Rzayev, and Bruno Augsburger.

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 sensibility is often combined 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 an extremely important painter of Post-Impressionism, Vilhelm Hammershøi. Acclaimed for his wistful and extremely sparse interiors, Hammershøi's reputation was founded on his exquisite representations of light and shadow in simple, dignified interiors, most often his own residence. In the later twentieth century, Denmark was a significant 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 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.

Stig Brøgger

  • Artworks in Collections 2
  • Exhibitions 4

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