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Anja Vesterlund Kleener

Sharon MacLaren and Rudi

Anja Vesterlund Kleener Nationality: Danish Born in Copenhagen, Denmark 1970 Education: Production & interior designer from The Danish Design school 2000. (Today called DKDS) 1998-2000: Freelance work in the Danish Film industry 2001-2004: Circumnavigated the world in a 43´sailing boat with Husband, Morten Kleener and our (then) baby daughter, Freya. 2004/2005: Settled in Mallorca and extended our family with the birth of our son Lucas. Early years in Mallorca: Interior & furniture design - fr


Mixed Media on wooden panel

96x120 cm

Description of “The Blue Ladder” “The Blue Ladder” is full of layers of old posters, which I have found on the streets. I love that they bring texture to my work as well as their own stories, which I then partly cover with paint, crayon, and gold leaf. These layers fascinate me, and my hope is that they will make the viewer curious about what lies beneath. The ladder has been in my paintings since 2010. It represents challenges, ambitions, struggles and life in general. But I also leave a lot



Mixed media on wooden panel

96x120 cm

Description of “Golden Clouds” “Golden Cloud” is like “The Blue Ladder” a mixed media artwork on wooden panel. The collage made from old, weathered posters provides a wonderful textured and layered painting with many stories to tell and hopefully it will make the viewer curious to look closer. The clouds have been in my paintings for many years. They hold stories, feelings, sadness, but also happiness & blessings – like in this case. Here, they are golden and suppose to spread lightness and joy

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