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Erik Frydenborg

American, b. 1977

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Erik Frydenborg

American, b. 1977

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Erik Frydenborg creates installations, prints, sculptures, and collages that are often compared to a scientist’s anatomical or geological models, obsessively collected and meticulously displayed. He accumulates found objects and molds small abstract forms from plastic, resin, or foam, arranging them with mathematical precision atop sculpted wooden pedestals or incorporating them into 3-D collages. Frydenborg’s installations comprise assemblages of wall works and sculpture that suggest cryptic narratives or images deconstructed into smaller, essential parts. Using a limited palette dominated by shades of gray interspersed with bursts of red or white, and taking academic illustrations as its source, Frydenborg’s work expounds a disturbing logic and banality.

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Biography

Erik Frydenborg creates installations, prints, sculptures, and collages that are often compared to a scientist’s anatomical or geological models, obsessively collected and meticulously displayed. He accumulates found objects and molds small abstract forms from plastic, resin, or foam, arranging them with mathematical precision atop sculpted wooden pedestals or incorporating them into 3-D collages. Frydenborg’s installations comprise assemblages of wall works and sculpture that suggest cryptic narratives or images deconstructed into smaller, essential parts. Using a limited palette dominated by shades of gray interspersed with bursts of red or white, and taking academic illustrations as its source, Frydenborg’s work expounds a disturbing logic and banality.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Group
Group show at a major institution
Hammer Museum
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more