Church Art

Modern art and old architecture

Denmark has a long tradition of using art in churches. In many churches in Vendsyssel you can experience how arists connects new artistic modes of expession with traditions of Christianity.

Artists such as Svend Engelund, Arne L. Hansen, Valdemar Foersom Hegndal, Erik Heide and Kurt Tetmeier has created altarpieces, decorations and colour schemes in interaction with and contrast to the church room and former decorations. The traditional and he modern go hand in hand.

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