Per Kirkeby

(Danish, born 1938)

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Per Kirkeby

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Per Kirkeby

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Biography

Timeline

1938
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark
1962
Studies at the Experimental Art School in Copenhagen; works in the School on painting, graphic arts, 8 millimeter films and performance pieces
1974
First exhibition at Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne, Germany; publishes 'Fliegende Blätter'
1977
One-man exhibition in the Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany, with paintings, brick sculptures and books
1988
Publishes books of essays on Delacroix, Manet, Picasso
1990
Receives the Art Prize of NORD/LB, endowed for outstanding efforts in the subject of contemporary art
1996
Receives the Coutts Contemporary Art Foundation Award and the Henrik-Steffens-Award 1996
2000
Professorship at the Städelschule, Frankfurt a.M.
2003
Receives the Herbert-Boeckl-Preis for his lifework
2004
Lives and works in Copenhagen and Læsø, Denmark, and Arnasco, Italy

Exhibitions

2014
Die Sammlung im Fokus: Künstlerräume von Nolde bis Kirkeby, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany (solo)
Per Kirkeby, Kunsthalle Gießen, Gießen, Germany
2013
Macht/ Wahn/Vision: Der Turm und urbane Giganten in der Skulptur, Städtische Museen Heilbronn, Heilbronn, Germany (solo)
Penck, Lüpertz, Kirkeby: L’expression gravée, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg, France (solo)
Per Kirkeby, galerie Bo Bjerggaard, Kopenhagen, Denmark (solo)
Präsentation: Per Kirkeby. Übermalungen, Galerie Michael Werner, Märkisch Wilmersdorf, Germany (solo)
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England (solo)
Gebrannte Erde, Herbert Gerisch Stiftung, Neumünster, Germany (solo)
Per Kirkeby: Paintings and Sculpture 1964-2010, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, USA (solo)
Constable, Delacroix, Friedrich, Goya: Die Erschütterung der Sinne, Galerie Neue Meister, Dresden, Germany (solo)
Per Kirkeby: New Paintings, Michael Werner Kunsthandel, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Strukturen der Natur, Franz Marc und Per Kirkeby: Druckgraphik, Franz Marc Museum, Kochel am See, Germany (solo)
Gestochen scharf: Meisterblätter von Dürer bis Kirkeby, Kramer Museum, Kempen, Germany (solo)
Neunzehnhundertsiebzig: Material, Orte, Denkprozesse, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland (solo)
Figurative Kunst aus Skandinavien, Die Galerie, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (solo)
2012
National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania
2009
Per Kirkeby Retrospective, Tate Modern, London, England (solo)
Per Kirkeby: Monotypes, Julius Werner Berlin, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Per Kirkeby: Masonite + Modelle, Museo Nacianal Centro de Arte y Naturaleza, Fundación Beulas, Huesca, Spain
2008
Per Kirkeby, Kristinehamns Konstmusum, Kristinehamn, Sweden (solo)
Per Kirkeby Retrospective, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark (solo)
Serial Works on Paper, Julius Werner, Berlin, Germany
Series Drawings, Michael Werner Gallery, New York, USA
Per Kirkeby: Tavler & Skulpturer, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen, Denmark
Black Swan, Michael Werner London, London, England
Per Kirkeby: New Paintings, Michael Werner Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Per Kirkeby. Skulpturen, Arbeiten auf Papier, Originalgrafik 1979 – 2006, Galerie Noah, Augsburg, Germany
2007
Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
Per Kirkeby, Galerie Knust, München, Germany (solo)
Per Kirkeby: Masonites, Galerie Vidal-Saint Phalle, Paris, France (solo)
Per Kirkeby: Neue Bilder, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne and Julius Werner, Berlin, Germany
Per Kirkeby, Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, USA (solo)
2006
Black and White: Drawings for Summer, Michael Werner Gallery, New York, USA
Eye on Europe: Prints, Books & Multiples / 1960 to Now, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
2005
Per Kirkeby, Galerie Vidal-Saint Phalle, Paris, France (solo)
Per Kirkeby: Recent Masonites, Michael Werner Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Per Kirkeby: Recent Masonites, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Per Kirkeby, L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, USA (solo)
Per Kirkeby: New Paintings, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Kopenhagen, Denmark (solo)
Per Kirkeby: Prototypes of Nature, Kunsthalle im Emden, Emden, Germany (solo)
Per Kirkeby: DS Art Galerie, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (solo)
Per Kirkeby, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany (solo)
Per Kirkeby / Crystal: Reflections, Connections and References, Aargaouer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
Homage to Chillida, Guggenheim, Bilbao, Spain
2004
Per Kirkeby: Bilder, Masonite, Zeichnungen, Galerie Gabriele von Loeper, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
Per Kirkeby, L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, USA (solo)
Per Kirkeby: Natur und Gestalt. Retrospektive der Zeichnungen und Aquarelle, Städtisches Kunstmuseum, Singen, Germany
Per Kirkeby: Retrospettiva dei Disegni, Accademia Tedesca in Roma, Villa Massimo, Rome, Italy (solo)
2003
Per Kirkeby: Natur und Gestalt, Retrospektive der Zeichnungen und Aquarelle, Sinclair-Haus, Bad Homburg v.d.H., Germany (solo)

Literature

2003
Tøjner, Poul Erik: Per Kirkeby. Malerei. Köln : König, 2003
Per Kirkeby. Natur und Gestalt. Retrospektive der Zeichnungen und Aquarelle, (Sinclair-Haus, Altana Kulturforum, Bad Homburg v.d. Höhe; Deutsche Akademie Rom, Villa Massimo; Städtisches Kunstmuseum Singen). Bad Homburg v.d. Höhe : ALTANA, 2003
1999
Per Kirkeby. Sorte billeder og bronzer. Schwarze Bilder und Bronzen, (Kat. Museumsberg, Flensburg, Tønder/ Flensburg: Sønderjyllands Kunstmuseum/Museumsberg, 1999
1997
Kirkeby, Per: Gespräche mit Lars Morell, Köln: König, 1998, (Kunstwissenschaftliche Bibliothek; Bd. 8), Zugl. Kopenhagen: Borgens, 1997
1994
Per Kirkeby. Großformatige Zeichnungen 1977-1994, (Kat.), Portikus, Frankfurt a.M., Münster: Kleinheinrich, 1994
1990
Per Kirkeby. Gemälde, Arbeiten auf Papier, Skulpturen 1977-90, (Kat.), Frankfurt a.M.: Städelsches Kunstinstitut, 1990
1989
Per Kirkeby. Pinturas, esculturas, grabados y escritos, (Kat.), Valencia: IVAM, Centre del Carme, 1989
1984
Per Kirkeby. Übermalungen 1964-1984, (Kat.), München: Kunstraum, 1984
1979
Hunov, John: Per Kirkeby. Oeuvrekatalog 1958-1977 over raderinger, linoleumssnit, træsnit, Kopenhagen: Borgens, 1979
1977
Per Kirkeby. Fliegende Blätter, (Kat.), Essen: Museum Folkwang, 1977