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STRANGE STORIES – Novel, by Villy Sørensen

Philosopher, literary critic and writer, Villy Sørensen has published his first collection of tales in 1953. Born in Copenhagen in 1929, he had become a fundamental figure for the renewal of Danish narrative. He had been called the greatest Danish writer in the second half of the 20th century (between Andersen and Blixen). The subjects of his stories are serious, ...

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ALL IT TAKES IS – Thomas Boberg

Thomas Boberg is a Danish poet and travel writer born in 1960. He has an eye for the surreal and ultra-real in his poetry. Since he was 17, he has traveled to many parts of the world. He decided to live in Peru for a few years, so many of his works retain the memories of his travels in America. ...

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VILHELM HAMMERSHOI (1864/1916), DANISH PAINTER – Painter of tranquil rooms

PAINTING FAMILY ROOMS AND LANDSCAPES OF HIS HOUSE VILHELM HAMMERSHOI 1/3 – His most compelling works depict rooms eerily empty or occupied by a single woman. His cool and gray interior attracted new attention to their elegance, but also to the evocative calm that each of them encloses. Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eLJcUIxRz4 Minor star during his lifetime was almost invisible during the twentieth ...

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EINAR WEGENER / LILI ELBE (1882/1931), DANISH PAINTER – Four surgical interventions to change his male body to female forms and name from Einar to Lili

EXCEPTIONAL STORY OF TRANSSEXUAL PAINTER EINAR WEGENER / LILI ELBE 1/3 – From his diaries, a writer has compiled his life story. The book “Men in a Woman” was published in 1933. He was born in Vejle (Denmark), and was a transsexual painter, the first to opt for sex reassignment among the discreet clinic walls. As a teenager, he moved ...

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JYTTE MARIA REX (1942), DANISH PAINTER – Between past and present, between interior and exterior experience

CREATIVITY WITH A GREAT EXPRESSIVE HORIZON JYTTE MARIA REX 1/3 – Through various artistic expressions, she realizes a creative movement that captures reality, past and present, between interior and exterior experience. Her films and paintings reveal an erotic force and a sense of power oriented to overcome death. Her 1972 film features the rituals of a woman’s life, as well ...

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MARIE KRØYER (1867/1940), DANISH PAINTER – Not only beautiful wife of a painter

UNEXPRESSED POTENTIAL OF UNLUCKY PAINTER MARIE KRØYER 1/3 – As a girl, she had aspired to become a painter. She was born in Frederiksberg (typically considered as part of Copenhagen), where she had enjoyed a comfortable life, but it was difficult for women to enter into a career as artists. Shows, movies and biographies continue to talk about her life, ...

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WHERE TO LEARN ABOUT CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF DANISH ARTISTS

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works.

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AUTHOR’S TRAVEL – The latest addition to Netherlands creative trips

You will need a car and nine hours to create an unforgettable 700 km journey (about 430 miles). In the country partially recovered by the sea, with about half of its land below the North Sea level, eight people (five men and three Dutch women) have left their indelible creative footprint, giving you the opportunity to get to know the ...

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WHEN MUSIC BECOMES ANOTHER TIME AND SPACE – Sharon Den Adel

Among her favorite artists, there are the Nirvana, Björk and the Enigma. This little girl was born in 1974 at Waddinxveen https://rail.cc/en/waddinxveen/c (a municipality in South Holland). As a child, she had never taken singing lessons, but had basic lessons on breathing technique. Sharon Den Adel is now a songwriter, co-founder of a music group. Before becoming a singer, she ...

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THE LAWS – Novel, by Connie Palmen

Her full name is Aldegonda Petronella Huberta Maria Palmen, but this Dutch writer is known as Connie Palmen. She was born at St. Odiliënberg (a small village in central Limburg, east of the Maas River) in 1995. http://www.netherlands-tourism.com/limburg/ After studying Dutch literature and philosophy, in 1991 she published her first novel, gaining extraordinary success. As if walking like an acrobat ...

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