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Luminous Modernism: Scandinavian Art Comes to America

Luminous Modernism: Scandinavian Art Comes to America
Library Shelf Location 15a.SCBE
Publication Date 2011
Description Published to commemorate the centennial of The American-Scandinavian Foundation, "Luminous Modernism" accompanies a recent exhibition at Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America that sought to reflect on and update the Foundation's first-ever exhibition, the highly influential "Exhibition of Contemporary Scandinavian Art," held in 1912-1913. The original exhibition comprised 150 works by many of the leading artists working in Denmark, Norway and Sweden at the turn of the twentieth century. "Luminous Modernism" brings together 48 works by Harriet Backer, Richard Bergh, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Vilhelm Hammershoi, Jean Heiberg, Otto Hesselbom, Eugene Jansson, Ludvig Karsten, Nils Kreuger, Christian Krohg, Edvard Munch, Lauritz Andersen Ring, Erik Theodor Werenskiold and other Scandinavian modernists.
ISBN 9780971949379
Quantity 1
Pages 160 pages : illustrations (chiefly color ) ; 32 cm
Author Patricia G Berman
Formats Paperback, Exhibition Catalogue
Publisher The American-Scandinavian Foundation
Related Artists Christian Krohg, Edvard Munch, Harriet Backer, Richard Bergh, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Vilhelm Hammershoi, Jean Heiberg, Otto Hesselbom, Eugene Jansson, Ludvig Karsten, Nils Kreuger, Lauritz Andersen Ring, Erik Theodor Werenskiold
Categories Painting, Art from a specific Geographical/Political Region
Related Country/Global Region Scandinavia
Artist's Nationality Danish, Nordic, Norwegian, Swedish
Language English

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