Current Exhibition

Current Exhibition

”Heerup and the People - Picturing the Danish Trade Union Movement” 15th of September - 28th of January 2018  Henry…
Research

Research

  Selected works of research concerning Henry Heerup: Anni Lave Nielsen: The Power of the Motif. Publisher: The Heerup Museum,…
Many will probably consider this self-portrait of Henry Heerup somewhat different from his more well-known paintings. It is an early work, made in 1924, showing the young artist himself and furthermore demonstrating his skills in the modulation... Læs mere...
The man in the wooden shoe refers to the Danish nursery rhyme “dig og mig og vi to sejlede i en træsko"(you and me and the two of us sailed in a wooden shoe). The picture tells of journeying the world. As the brave tin soldier in Hans Christian... Læs mere...
In this self-portrait from 1956, Heerup has a serious look on his face. The dark round glasses have become a trademark of his, much like the black winter hat. Much of his time he spends outdoors, contemplating nature, carving statues or... Læs mere...
This profile self-portrait from 1971 deals with Heerup’s view of the artist. A certain sense of self-awareness and staging meets the eye. With a slight smile on his lips, the claret colored beret on his head and a neatly tied silk scarf around... Læs mere...