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Erik Ortvad

Erik Ortvad (born in Copenhagen 1917) is a painter and a creator of many drawings. He debuted as a painter in 1935.

He was a member of the COBRA avant-garde art movement, and is mostly known for colorful surrealistic paintings. He also created several hundred satiric drawings about the modern way of life under the pseudonym Enrico.

He is represented in the Museum of Modern Art in New York and Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen.

He nowadays live in the countryside in Smalandia, Sweden.