Ordrupgaard Collection

We have a treasure at this museum a few miles north of Copenhagen #1 Danish Golden Age painters in the original building #2 Special exhibition on Swedish Anders Zorn autumn 2021 #3 French impressionist paintings owned by Ordrupgaard in a new building beneath the ground The Gauguin baby head has a story. Paul Gauguin was married to a Danish woman […]

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Turner at ARoS, an art museum in Aarhus

My last post was about the area in Aarhus that once was one of the barracks in Aarhus. Now a centre for culture, concerts and art exhibitions. ARoS is a spectacular building with a glass roof ring, a piece of art by Danish/ Icelandish Olafur Elisson. Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) was far ahead of his time. I can’t believe […]

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Simon Bang, a Danish Contemporary Artist

Years ago, my interest in WWII and my love for Copenhagen, our Danish capital, brought me in contact with the artist Simon Bang. At the time, I didn’t know that Simon Bang was a painter as we corresponded about historical subjects on a Facebook group on old black and white photos from our capital. Later on, I found his works illustrated on […]

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A Visit to the Getty Center, LA

The closest we came to Los Angeles was a visit three years ago to the Getty Museum for European art up to 1900. The view over the bare green and brown mountains and LA highways from the modern architecture building was overwhelming and unfamiliar to me as a Dane. It’s temporarily closed due to this year’s situation, which gave me […]

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