short biography

Per Kirkeby (b. 1938 in Copenhagen/Denmark, d. 2018) was a painter and sculptor and worked together with Joseph Beuys, Nam June Paik and later with Jörg Immendorff. 1976, 1980, 1993 and 1997 he took part at the Venice Biennale, in 1987 at the Skulptur Projekte Münster and in 1992 at documenta in Kassel. He was a professor at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe and at the Städelschule in Frankfurt. He studied geology at the University of Copenhagen and painting, graphic arts, film and performance at the Experimental Art School in Copenhagen.

Painting, objects, drawings, prints, architecture, photography, film, essays, poetry

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collection/s

AROS Aarhus ° Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau Arken Museum, Ishoj Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen Castello di Rivoli, Turin ° Centre Pompidou, Paris ° ESSL MUSEUM Klosterneuburg Esbjerg Kunstmuseum Frac Nord - Pas de Calais, Dunkirk Fyns Kunstmuseum, Odense Göteborgs Konstmuseum Harvard Art Museums — Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, Arthur M. Sackler, Carpenter ° Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Hovikodden Hess Art Collection, Liebefeld-Bern Janus Bygningen - Vestjyllands Kunstmuseum, Tistrup K20/K21 - Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen Kunst im Deutschen Bundestag Kunsthalle zu Kiel ° Kunsthaus Bregenz Kunstmuseet Koge Skitsesamling Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus Kunstpalais Erlangen ° Kunstsammlung Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk ° MARTa Herford MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge / MA ° MOMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York ° MUMOK Wien Malmö Konsthall ° Middelheimmuseum, Antwerp Morat-Institut, Freiburg Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach ° Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam ° Museum Folkwang, Essen ° Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen Museum Schloss Wilhelmshöhe Kassel Museum Villa Haiss, Zell am Harmersbach Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde Neue Galerie Graz / Universalmuseum Joanneum Neue Galerie, Kassel Pinakothek der Moderne, München ° Randers Kunstmuseum SMK Statens Museum for Kunst / National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland Sinclair House, Bad Homburg Skive Ny Kunstmuseum Skulpturenpark Köln ° Soro Kunstmuseum Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden Trapholt Museum, Kolding Wanas Foundation, Knislinge ZKM | Karlsruhe° Zabludowicz Collection, London nbk Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
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group exhibition

WILDNIS

01. Nov 2018 03. Feb 2019