Henry Heerup
Danish, 1907-1993
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Exhibitions
2015
Rising from Darkness,
Statens Museum for Kunst
2014
Hostler Burrows at FOG Design+Art,
Hostler Burrows

A graduate of the Royal Danish Academy of Art, Henry Heerup was a painter, printmaker, and sculptor, who worked with the language of Danish myth and folktales. In 1949 he joined CoBrA, a group of likeminded artists that took their name from the capitals of the countries where its members originated: Copenhagen, …

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