Current Exhibition

Current Exhibition

The Heerup Museum is closed for renovation from July 28th to September 18th 2014. During this period, the main collection is…
Shop at the Museum

Shop at the Museum

Our Museum Shop carries books, catalogues and other publications by the Heerup Museum about Henry Heerup and related artists. You…
Research

Research

  Selected works of research concerning Henry Heerup: Allan Daugaard Hansen: Heerup. En billedkunstners livshistorie fortalt af en ven. Borgen,…

Self-portrait 1924

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 …

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Man in Wooden Shoes 1936

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 …

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Self Portrait 1956

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 …

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Self-portrait 1971

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 …

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Woman and Pixy

Heerup often used animals or alter egos in order to portray human emotions and situations. The small painting “Woman and Pixy” can be interpreted as both a feeling known to …

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