Saturday, October 10, 2015
Observingarts: Gerda Wegener exhibition at ARKEN Museum of Modern Art 7 November 2015 – 16 May 2016
Gerda Wegener, A Summer Day
(Einar Wegener behind the easel, Lili nude, Elna Tegner with accordion, publisher wife Mrs. Guyot with book), 1927.
Photo: © Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers
The painter and illustrator Gerda Wegener aroused a furore in Denmark, but was fêted in Paris because of her sophisticated line and her elegant portraits of women. In November ARKEN Museum of Modern Art in Copenhagen presents the biggest exhibition so far of works by the pioneering artist whose life and works strike a chord in our own time. More at ARKEN