L.A. Ring was an honest and uncompromising artist. As a young man he was once dubbed "an apostle of the hideous " by a critic because of his uncompromising style of painting He never tried to hide the harsh facts of life and his honest realism made him a very well-liked painter in Denmark as well as abroad. This video is a short introduction and visual view of Ring's life and art.
Works of art in the movie
Producer: Mathilde Schytz Marvit, The National Gallery of Denmark
Manuscript: Merete Sanderhoff, Mathilde Schytz Marvit, The National Gallery of Denmark
Art Historical Research: Merete Sanderhoff,
Voice over: Anne Gry Henningsen
English subtitles: Scandinavian Text Service