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Welcome to Chono

Welcome to the creative home of the Danish Copenhagen-based artist Chono Hegelund. At chono.com you can experience the artwork of Chono in many forms, such as paintings, drawings, music, poetry, and much more. If you are interested in knowing more about the Danish artists Chono, you can learn more about the artist Chono by visiting the Who is Chono page.

Who is Chono?

Chono Hegelund (born July 8, 1975) is a Danish artist most associated with the Neo-Expressionist movement. His work reacts against Conceptual art by returning to figurative ideas and techniques from the past. His work is influenced by contemporary cultures, most strongly that of parental emotional neglect and abuse in the 21 first century.

The artwork of Chono

Chono's paintings are mostly painted on either linen, canvas or wood, using a broad array of paint, ranging from oil paint from Schmincke, Oil Sticks from Sennelier or acrylic painting from Golden.

The artwork of Chono is usually passive-aggressive in a rough and violently emotional way

Chono's paintings are, for the most part, a mix between neo-expressionism, figurative art, and late modernist or early-postmodern and transavantgarde. The visual artwork of Chono is usually passive-aggressive in a rough and violently emotional way, often using vivid colors. Chono's inspiration comes from a combination of childhood emotional experiences and everyday observations in the life of humans. His art is a reaction against emotional blindness and conceptual art.