Lisbeth Andersen 1916-1996

Agnes Elisabeth 'Lisbeth' Andersen was born in Copenhagen on 2nd March 1916. She was a Danish painter.

Andersen attended the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen (Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi) in the late 1930s and often had seminars with student architects interested in the relationship between colour theory and architecture. She traveled to Prague (1936), Vienna, Florence and Venice (1937), Munich, Florence and Rome (1939), Paris (1952), Yugoslavia (throughout the 1960s), Tunisia (1984) and Moscow (1985).

Andersen exhibited regularly (between 1936 and 1966) at the annual Autumn Art Exhibition (Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling) and the Spring Exhibition (Forårsudstilling) in Copenhagen. Other exhibitions include Kunsthhal Charlottenborg (1946 and 1950),
Studio Schrader (with Preben Hornung, Paul Gadegaard and Søren Georg Jensen), Copenhagen (1951), Hørsholm Bibliotek (1972) and Hørsholm Kunstforening (1982 and 1987). Andersen also completed many architectural commissions to oversee the colour schemes for educational institutions, hospitals and housing projects.

Lisbeth Andersen died on 3rd February 1996, aged 79

Lisbeth Andersen