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Bjarne Melgaard

(Norwegian, b. 1967)

image ii-b (pink) by bjarne melgaard

Bjarne Melgaard

Image II-B (Pink)

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image ii-b (purple) by bjarne melgaard

Bjarne Melgaard

Image II-B (Purple), 2012

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no. 1 (blue) by bjarne melgaard

Bjarne Melgaard

No. 1 (Blue), 2012

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no. 1 (tan) by bjarne melgaard

Bjarne Melgaard

No. 1 (Tan), 2012

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no. 1 medium (green) by bjarne melgaard

Bjarne Melgaard

No. 1 Medium (Green), 2012

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no. 1 medium (pink) by bjarne melgaard

Bjarne Melgaard

No. 1 Medium (Pink), 2012

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Biography

Timeline

1967
Born in Sydney, Australia
1990
Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw
1991 - 1992
Rijksacademie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1991
Academy of Fine Arts, Oslo
1992 - 1993
Jan van Eyck Academie, Maarstricht, The Netherlands
Lives and works in New York

Exhibitions

2013
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; 9 Artists (Yael Bartana, Liam Gillick, Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Renzo Martens, Bjarne Melgaard, Nástio Mosquito, Hito Steyerl, and Danh Vo), curated by Bartholomew Ryan, 2014 (cat.)
Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome; Empire State – Art from New York, curated by Norman Rosenthal and Alex Gartenfeld
Hole, New York; Chicken or Beef?, curated by Jesper Elg
Fineart, Oslo; Bjarne Melgaard New Drawings and Prints (solo)
The Armory Show 2013 (Rod Bianco Gallery, Oslo), New York; Bjarne Melgaard Sverre Bjertnes (solo)
White Columns, New York; Looking Back: The White Columns Annual, curated by Richard Birkett
Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York (solo)
Momentum, The 7th Nordic Biennial for Contemporary Art, Moss Norway, curated by Erlend Hammer and Power Ekroth
12th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France; Curated by Gunnar Kvaran, September-December
Frieze New York (Gavin Brown’s enterprise), New York (solo)

Public Collections

Musée de Strasbourg, Strasbourg

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The National Gallery, Oslo

The Rubell Family Collection, Miami
Saatchi Gallery Collection, London
Collection S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent
Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
Billedgalleri
, Norwegian Art Council, Oslo
KIASMA Museum of Contemprary Art, Helsinki

Malmö Konstmuseum,
Bergen Norway

Literature

Bjarne Melgaard & Ann Demeester, Rob Bianco, de Appel Arts Centre, Design: An Art Service, 2010, English
Gunnar B. Kvaran, Hanne Beate Ueland and Grete Årbu; Bjarne Melgaard: Jealous; published on the occasion of “Bjarne Melgaard: Jealous” at the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, January 21-April 25, 2010
Bjarne Melgaard & Halvor Bodin, Societé Anonyme, 2002, artist book published on the occasion of the exhibition “Bjarne Melgaard - Interface To God,” Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel Germany, June 16-August 18, 2002
Bjarne Melgaard, Black Low, published on the occasion of the exhibition “Black Low // The Punk Movement Was Just Hippies With Short Hair,” MARTa Herford Museum, Herford Germany; May 5-July 14, 2002