More on the funen painters

You can get closer to the Funen Painters in these videos and by reading an e-book.

Click on the title to view each film or download the e-book Gensyn as a PDF.

PORTRAITS AND SKETCHES

This film is about the collection of portraits and sketches in the Faaborg Museum produced by the Funen Painters.

8 mins. (2011)

JOHANNES LARSEN’S STUDIES OF ANIMALS

A short film about Johannes Larsen (1867-1961) and some of his sketches and animal studies.

7 mins. (2011)

ANNA SYBERG’S WATERCOLOURS

Faaborg Museum has an extensive collection of Anna Syberg’s watercolours of floral subjects. The film introduces Anna Syberg (1870-1914), her life and work and includes some of the stories behind her watercolours.

10 mins. (2012)

Fritz Syberg 1862 -1939

A longer film on Fritz Syberg made for the 150th anniversary of his birth in 2012. The film deals with his life and paintings.

19 mins. (2012)

Niels Hansen

Niels Hansen (1880-1946) is one of the less well-known yet more successful Funen Painters. The film addresses his complicated life and describes his art practice and paintings.

25 mins. (2012)

A WANDERING LIGHT

A short film describing the Funen landscape and the Funen Painters’ landscape motifs.

12 mins. (2011)

THE FIGHT FOR ART

A film made in connection with the exhibition of the same title. The film and the exhibition deal with, amongst other things, the making of two art collections, one at the Ordrupgaard Museum, north of Copenhagen and the other at Faaborg Museum; their respective patrons William Hansen (1868-1936) and Mads Rasmussen (1856-1916); and their acquisition of work by Funen artists.

12 mins. (2011)

THE FUNEN PAINTERS IN ITALY

A film discussing the Funen Painters’ and Danish artists’ fascination with Italy and their journeys there. ‘Al fresco’ painting and the importance of the painters’ tour and the description of their journeys, the film takes the viewer along on various artists’ trips: for example, to the small mountain village Civita d’Antino where Kristian Zahrtmann (1843-1917) sojourned each summer for several years. The film was made in conjunction with the exhibition ‘The Funen Painters in Italy’.

30 mins. (2013)

Peter Hansen På isen bag byen, 1901 Statens Museum for Kunst
Peter Hansen På isen bag byen, 1901 Statens Museum for Kunst