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

KMW Kunst Museum Winterthur ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Ishoj ARoS Aarhus Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen Castello di Rivoli, Turin ° Centre Pompidou Paris ESSL MUSEUM Klosterneuburg Esbjerg Kunstmuseum FRAC Grand Large - Hauts-de-France, 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 Lenbachhaus, München 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 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Middelheim Museum, Antwerp Morat-Institut, Freiburg Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam (closed for renovation) Museum Folkwang, Essen Museum Insel Hombroich + Siza Pavillon, Neuss Museum Ludwig Köln Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen Museum Reinhard Ernst, Wiesbaden Museum Schloss Wilhelmshöhe Kassel Museum Villa Haiss, Zell am Harmersbach Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde Neue Galerie Graz / Bruseum 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 Sprengel Museum, Hannover Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam Tate Collection Trapholt Museum, Kolding Wanas Foundation, Knislinge ZKM | Karlsruhe Zabludowicz Collection, London n.b.k. Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
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solo exhibition

Per Kirkeby

opening: 18. Mar 2021
18. Mar 2021

  • 01. Nov 03. Feb 2019
    WILDNIS Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt