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BALLE, Mogens (1921 - 1988), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BALLE, Mogens (1921 - 1988), Painter

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Danish, 20th century, male.

Born 1921, in Copenhagen; died 1988.


Together with a few other artists such as Mogens Andersen, Balle went against the trend followed by the majority of Danish artists who, over several generations, were working within the ambit of the expressionist Cobra movement. He was receptive to the type of abstraction seen in southern Europe, a tempered form of abstraction that falls between the

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