The 5th show on Søren Solkær‘s Surface world tour opened on June 12th at Øksnehallen in central Copenhagen. The exhibition itself features 122 portraits of some of world’s most famous street artists, who were all featured in his recent book Surface (covered). To celebrate this big event, the Danish photographer invited six international and esteemed artists to create large-scale murals in the streets of Copenhagen. Some of them were returning the capital, some visiting for the first time, and in the week before the opening Copenhagen’s cityscape got ugpraged by six […]
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On May 28th, V1 gallery in Copenhagen, or V1 contemporary art center as the artists renamed it for the occasion, hosted a preview of FUD, a two men show featuring Barry McGee & Todd James. Being long time friends, this was the second time they exhibited together in Copenhagen. Matching their visual language that often celebrates ridiculousness and nonsense in any form, the show was titled with a made up word that can be found in James’ earlier works. Without being pretentious about the depth and meaning […]
On Friday, May 29th, V1 gallery in Copenhagen will open FUD, a joint exhibition by Barry McGee & Todd James. This will be the second time that the legendary American artists will be creating a two man show at the gallery. According to the info we’ve received from the gallery, the show will consists of new works in a variety of mediums, as is expected from these two prolific artists. From paintings on canvas and wood, sculpture, drawing and an array of various elements, the whole exhibition will be organized (or […]
After a studio visit with Carl Krull, it was gratifying to see his new works displayed on the walls of V1 Gallery last week. Creating his imagery through a pattern of repetitive lines, the fresh pieces were collectively entitled Seismic and sometimes formed faces almost looking like pin art or other more complex compositions. Head over for a look if you are in around Copenhagen through October 25. Photo credit: Henrik Haven. Discuss Carl Krull here.
Ahead of Carl Krull’s current show at V1 Gallery, which opened over the weekend, we paid a visit to his studio to take a look at the new work. Situated at the top of an ancient building in Copenhagen overlooking the harbor, the impressive work space is a perfect setting to get the creative juices going and has indeed housed other artists throughout its history. Seismic is an appropriate title for Krull’s new work as he uses a very distinctive technique to produce his images […]
The unique works of Christian Rex van Minnen are being introduced to Danish art lovers through his current exhibition titled Glazed and Confused at Gallery Poulen in Copenhagen. Opened since the 9th of May, the show includes a new series of van Minnen’s oils on canvas and panel, as well as entire new series of monotype unique works. The work of the Brooklyn-based artist is influenced by the old masters and their familiar techniques and styles. After mastering the traditional technique of oil painting, matching […]
On Friday night, Geoff McFetridge presented a new body of work at the V1 Gallery in Copenhagen, his second showing with the gallery. The versatile Los Angeles-based artist brought with him a set of paintings featuring his signature minimalistic portraiture as well as a series of smaller pieces. Rounding out the exhibition were some of the ceramic works we first fell in love with back in 2011. Via Highsnobiety & It’s Nice That. Discuss Geoff McFetridge here.
On March 21st, Geoff McFetridge will be opening a new solo at V1 Gallery, his second with the Copenhagen showspace after a successful stint there in 2011 (covered). Because the Los Angeles -based artist is a man with many talents, we as art fans are glad to see him back in the studio, resulting in some pretty sweet paintings like the one seen above that will be part of the show. He only recently completed work on the Oscar-nominated film Her, where he designed the interfaces for […]
Gallery B15 in Copenhagen, Denmark, will open a solo show by Italian artist, Marco Mazzoni, on the 27th of February. This will be his second show with the gallery which was the first one to host his first solo exhibit outside Italy back in 2011. Titled White Days, the exhibition will consist in 14 pieces from his ongoing series of works on moleskin book, and one human subject work which is the biggest one that he has ever created. Most of the works though are […]
On February 21st, the V1 Gallery in Copenhagen will be hosting the opening of Richard Colman’s new solo show. Entitled Noise, this exhibition will mark the return of the San Francisco-based artist to the space after a joint showing (covered) there with Andrew Schoultz in 2012. From this photo of the new paintings before they shipped out, we can expect more of his colorful yet dark renderings of his characters cavorting and stacking themselves in in contortions of bodies like a sick game of twister. Photo […]