Thursday, November 24, 2005

About Asbjorn Lonvig in Editorial Croquis Art Magazine etc. in Buenos Aires

Translated by Inter-Set, Denmark from Spanish

Asbjorn Lonvig demonstrates a clear predominance towards a geometrical approach,
using flat contrasted colours, emphasising perceptions which come close to being pop art.
The oeuvre of the well-known Danish artist involves symbols, icons of a society dominated by images,
decontextualising them, inserting them in other compositions in which their freshness and dynamism are emphasised.
He produces formal assemblies in which sensitive ideas, infantile allegories or non-hurtful subjects, predominate,
seeking in the style of Miró an evocative approach little-by-little shaping a world of great sensitivity which captivates the observer
with an attractive warmth in spite of its initial lack of emotion.
His contribution to painting extends further than the field of composition,
cultivating form, fostering the passionate use of colour in order to endow his painting
with suggestive features which go beyond the limits of the subjects themselves.

He communicates irony, gives expression to immense innate curiosity connected with his tendency to experimentation,
but always subordinating it to compositional organisation,
seeking a clear dialogue between form, colour, balance and tonal expressiveness.

Joan Lluís Montané
Art Critic
Barcelona
Spain


Member of the International Art Critics Association

See www.lonvig.dk

Sobre Asbjorn Lonvig críticos en Editorial Croquis, Compartimiento del Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Muestra un claro predominio de la actitud geométrica, emplea colores planos contrastados, destacando los conceptos próximos al pop-art. La obra del conocido artista danés Asbjorn Lonvig se interesa por los símbolos, iconos de una sociedad que se rige por imágenes, descontextualizándolos, emplazándolos en otras composiciones, en las que destaca su frescura y dinamicidad. Confecciona conjuntos formales, en los que predominan ideas sensibles, alegóricas infantiles o bien temáticas sin malicie, buscando ‘mironianamente’ una actitud sugerente que configure poco a poco un mundo de gran sensibilidad que va cautivando al espectador dentro de una calidez atractiva a pesar de la frialdad inicial.

Su contribución a la pintura pasa por el dominio de la composición, cultivando la forma, potenciando el uso pasional del color, para dotar a su pintura de características sugerentes que van más allá de los límites de las propias temáticas.

Comunica ironía, plasma una gran curiosidad innata, que se entrelaza por su tendencia a la experimentación, pero siempre supeditándola al control compositivo, buscando un claro diálogo entre forma, color, equilibrio y expresividad tonal.

Joan Lluís Montané
Crítico de Arte
Barcelona
Catalunya-España

De la Asociación Internacional de Críticos de Arte

Vea www.lonvig.dk


Thursday, November 03, 2005

Great, very interesting...

Great, very interesting.
Your wide vision and conecting compex ideas in simple presentation are of high value.
You obsereve sights digest them and present them in colorful simple forms, have a quality of their own. I wish you great success.
Today in India is Great Festival of Lights- Diwali, On this occasion your paintings gave us enjoyment.

With regards,
O. P. Joshi, Sociologist of art, Ph.D.
College of KISHANGARH
Jaipur, Rajasthan
India

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

I AM IMPRESSED!!! Absolute unique, dedicated, brilliant, excellent.

Searching your web site I have to say that I AM IMPRESSED!!!
Absolute unique, dedicated, brilliant, excellent. I wish the see you. Are you living outside Copenhagen? Actually we are in Stockholm and London, we are passing throw Denmark in regular basis…

Anticipate thanks
Petru Russu
Editor and publisher
World Of Art Magazine
Stockholm/London

Mörbylund 19, 9tr, 182 30 Danderyd, Sweden
17 Ringwood Gardens, London, UK

Asbjorn, you are the ultimate artist!

On "Playhouse inspired by Gaudi..."
Making the world more beautiful and fun by creating our inner most expressions into reality! The child's wonderfully basic yet sophisticated view of life translates into the most amazing house!

Ellen Fisch
Long Island
New York
BA in art from Brooklyn College
MA in art from New York University

Saturday, May 28, 2005

Approved member of ARTROM GALLERY GUILD - International Society of Artists and Designers.

Dear Asbjorn Lonvig,

The Staff at ARTROM Gallery has met to view your images.
We have also visited your websites and entered immediately into your world.
We are impressed with your ability to simplify a concept into an image and concentrate it,
to incude only what is necessary. In evaluating your work for its strong graphic content, we became aware of the size of the originals; they are all quite large and are acrylic on canvas.
In viewing your works we discussed not only their graphic content, but discussed them as paintings, as objects unto themselves. Knowing that the images exist somewhere as objects of that dimension is far different than looking at images stored in some computer, regardless of how they were created. One can appreciate the graphic illustrative/informative quality of an image on a computer screen, but it stops there, until you know more about the image as it exists in "real life", and this adds another dimension to the work. It also adds credibility to the commitment the artist has made to the image.
We feel that you believe in your commitment as an artist.
This is one of the aspects we look for in our GUILD Members.
When one believes in himself the message is clear. We are also interested in your "Manifesto" below.

"It's about the fact that the art market is predicted to grow 3,5 times because of the Internet.
It's about my decision to stake everything on the internet.
It's about concentrating my efforts on the internet when it comes to sales.
It's about my decision to make new standards and challenge art traditions by
making my drafts on a computer and exhibit the drafts.
And insist upon that a computer is nothing but a new tool.
And insist upon that using a computer is as worthy as not doing it!!!
Worthier????"


We would like to help you accomplish these things, and welcome you to become a Member of ARTROM Gallery GUILD.


David Genovesi director
ARTROM GALLERY GUILD
International Society of Artists and Designers
Viale Carso, 7
Rome, Lazio,
Italy

Sunday, May 22, 2005

Michael Jason, Manhattan Arts International, New York.

Congratulations on your beautiful work.
You have been accepted.


See testimonials.
See mirror web page at lonvig.dk.

Diane Leon is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Arts at New York University.

Hi, your work is very powerful.
Your writings and work are very impressive.

See testimonials.
See mirror web page at lonvig.dk.

Thursday, March 24, 2005

...you are an art FORCE!! You are THE BEST!!

Dear Asbjorn
Thank you for making me your official NY fan club!! (but please spell my name
correctly...Ellen Fisch )....
I love reading your Art Blogs and think that you are an art FORCE!! Not only does your work encourage others with its eneryg, beauty and aethetic sensibility, but your writing is wonderful!! Every time I go to your web site (often) I get a mega dose of art fuel!!
You are THE BEST!!
Warm Regards,
Ellen Fisch
Long Island
New York
BA in art from Brooklyn College
MA in art from New York University

Friday, March 18, 2005

Article about Aros and Bill Viola to World Wide Art Resources Art News, USA and to ADN World ArtNews, Japan

Hi Asbjorn Lonvig
Thanks for ... – magnificent article… Thanks


Bjarne Bækgaard
Communication manager
Aros Art Museum
Aarhus
Denmark


See article.

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