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Continuing an exploration that started with "Domino Effects: Drawings 2015", the grand old man of Danish sculpture, Jørgen Haugen Sørensen, takes on clay and white glaze to highlight the atrocities of war and the ignorance of those who promote it.

Press Release

In his new show, A Dark Tale in White, which is the result of more than two years of intensive labor, Haugen Sørensen lets the clay act as his primary source of inspiration. The simple and familiar form is contrasted by the robustness of the material, which the artist moves in his own personal narrative.

According to Haugen Sørensen, the inherent dialectic of the sculpture is an essential remedy …

In his new show, A Dark Tale in White, which is the result of more than two years of intensive labor, Haugen Sørensen lets the clay act as his primary source of inspiration. The simple and familiar form is contrasted by the robustness of the material, which the artist moves in his own personal narrative.

According to Haugen Sørensen, the inherent dialectic of the sculpture is an essential remedy in describing the situation we all inhabit: What we experience here and now is seen through a veil of frightening details, while the big picture gets lost. This dichotomy is what he tries to emulate …

Location

Holbergsgade 8
Main gallery
Copenhagen K, DK