Per Kirkeby
Danish, 1938-2018
953 followers
Per Kirkeby
Danish, 1938-2018
953 followers
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Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
"Per Kirkeby: Paintings and Bronzes from the 1980s",
Michael Werner Gallery
Per Kirkeby,
Almine Rech Gallery
Hommage à Per Kirkeby,
Galleri Bo Bjerggaard

Originally trained as a geologist, Per Kirkeby is one of Scandinavia’s most celebrated living …

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Originally trained as a geologist, Per Kirkeby is one of Scandinavia’s most celebrated living artists. Influenced by his scientific roots as well as the gestural works of the Abstract Expressionists, Kirkeby creates expressive, heavily layered paintings, which can resemble geological strata, the Danish landscape, and …

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