Holger J. Jensen was born in Denmark 1900-1966, and died in Bretagne in France.
Jensen was educated at the Royal Art Academy in 1921 and a pupil of Viggo Brandt and Ejnar Nielsen. Later he was a pupil of Axel Jörgensen from 1922-1930. Jensen was strongly influenced by Cézanne and Edvard Weie. Jensen experminated a lot with different forms and shades and is known for both his expressive and cubistic sceneries. In 1928 Jensen co-founded the art union “Decembristerne” where he worked hard to create a forum for young artists to express themselves and to help them with exhibitions. “Decembristerne “ is still open to this day and is now a well known modern exhibition. After many years travelels Jensen later became an art teacher at the Royal art academy where he influenced many young students like Helle Thorborg, Erik Lagoni Jacobsen, Vera Myhre and Alfred P. Hartmann. Jensen has been exhibited all around Denmark and in Sweden, Norway, Germany, Italy and United States.
Brooklyn Museum: 1927.
Helsinfors Konsthall, Sweden: 1928.
Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway: 1935.
The pupils of Axel Jörgensen: 1946-1967, 1989.
Arte Nordica Comtemporanea, Pal. delle Espo. Rome:1955.
Dänische Grafik der Gegenwart, Städtische Mus., Flensborg : 1966.
The Kastrupgaard collection: 1987.
Holger J. Jensen is listed in artprice. com where his oil paintings have been sold for $2,359. (Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. 09-04-1997. lot no: 263)