20912_000_010The inner beauty and power of scriptural text is the essence of these paintings by a Latter-day Saint artist.
Danish-born Johan H. Benthin is a third-generation artist and a first-generation Latter-day Saint. Born and reared in Copenhagen, young Johan combined his study of painting with work as a timber merchant. In 1964 he opened a studio in Italy. Since then, he has lived in Europe and Scandinavia, producing and exhibiting hundreds of paintings as well as murals and furniture. He and his wife currently live in Bangalore, India, where he serves as president of the Bangalore India District.