Troels Wörsel
 
Troels Wörsel, 1950-2018, was born in Aarhus, Denmark. In 1974 he moved to Münich and later to Cologne, Germany, where he became an integral part of the international art community. In Munich he was affiliated with the Art Academy and worked in a studio supplied by the BASF concern. Since 1997 he lived and worked in Pietrasanta, Italy, and Cologne, Germany. Major solo exhibitions include Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen (2008), the Danish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale (2007), Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skärhamn (2006), and Musée des Beaux-Art de Nantes (1996). He is represented in public collections such as Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, ARoS, Aarhus, The National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen, Pompidou, Paris, MoMA, New York, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Kiasma, Helsinki, Nasjonalmuseet for kunst, arkitektur og design, Oslo. Among awards Troels Wörsel has recieved the medal of Thorvaldsen (2004), Carnegie Art Award's first prize (2002), Eckersberg Medaillen (1995).



Troels Wörsel, 1950-2018, blev født i Aarhus, Danmark. I 1974 flyttede han til München og senere til Köln, Tyskland, hvor han blev en integreret del af den internationale kunstscene. I München var han tilknyttet Kunstakademiet og arbejdede i et atelier tildelt af BASF koncernen. Siden 1997 levede og arbejde Troels Wörsel i Pietrasanta, Italien og Köln, Tyskland. Af større soloudstillinger kan nævnes Statens Museum for Kunst, København (2008), Den Danske Pavillon, Venedig Biennalen (2007), Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skärhamn (2006), og Musée des Beaux-Art de Nantes (1996). Troels Wörsel er repræsenteret i en række offentlige samlinger herunder Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, ARoS, Aarhus, Statens Museum for Kunst, København, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Kiasma, Helsinki, Nasjonalmuseet for kunst, arkitektur og design, Oslo, Pompidou, Paris, MoMA, New York. Troels Wörsel har blandt andet modtaget Thorvaldsens Medalje (2004), Carnegie Art Awards første pris (2002) og Eckersberg Medaillen (1995).
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EDUCATION

Autodidact


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
Ohne Titel, Jahn und Jahn, Munich, Germany

2017
In The New Space, Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway
Troels Wörsel - Frühe Werke: Bilder und Arbeiten auf Papier 1979-1984, Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany

2016
La pittura, HEART - Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning, Denmark
La pittura, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2015
Trial and Error and Other New Works, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013
MALERI. UDVALG II, Tønder Kunstmuseum, Tønder, Denmark

2012
Sur le Motif, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Makulatur, Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway

2010
Arbeiten auf Papier 2009-2010, Galerie Fred Jahn, Münich, Germany
Troels Wörsel – A los pies de los caballos, Benveniste Contemporary, Madrid, Spain

2009
Troels Wörsel, Art Statements Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Troels Wörsel, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2008
Troels Wörsel – New Paintings, Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway
Troels Wörsel – Paintings, ScheiblerMitte, Berlin, Germany
Troels Wörsel – Venice Biennal 2007, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark

2007
Venice Biennial, The Danish Pavilion, Venice, Italy
Bilder, Aquarelle und Zeichnungen, Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany
Troels Wörsel – Akvareller, Horsens Kunstmuseum, Denmark

2006
Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skärhamn, Sweden

2005
Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2004
Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway

2003
Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2001
Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway

2000
Franz Pedersen’s Kunsthandel, Horsens, Denmark
Sønderjyllands Kunstmuseum, Tønder, Denmark

1999
Galerie Jörg Paal, Munich, Germany

1997
Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany

1996
Galleri Tommy Lund, Odense, Denmark
Musée des Beaux-Art de Nantes, Nantes, France
Galleri Engström, Stockholm, Sweden

1995
Galerie Jörg Paal, Munich, Germany
Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany
Zaragoza Graphic, Zaragoza, Spain
Aurel Scheibler, Cologne, Germany
Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway

1994
Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Ediciones Benveniste, Madrid, Spain
Kunstmuseet Trapholt, Kolding, Denmark
Galeria Archeles, Madrid, Spain

1993
Stichting beeldende Kunst Middelburg de Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands
Galleri Tommy Lund, Odense, Denmark
Franz Pedersen’s Kunsthandel, Horsens, Denmark
Galeria Gingko, Madrid, Spain

1992
Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany
Galerie a.k., Frankfurt, Germany

1991
Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany
Pieni Agora, Helsinki, Finland

1990
David Nolan Gallery, New York, USA
Stephen Solovy Fine Art, Chicago, USA
Galleri Engström, Stockholm, Sweden

1989
Nordisk Konstcentrum, Sveaborg, Helsinki, Finland
Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany
Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Germany

1988
Galleri Engström, Stockholm, Sweden
Galerie Harald Behm, Hamburg, Germany

1987
Galerie Klein im Syndikat, Bonn, Germany
Galerie a.k., Frankfurt, Germany
Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany
Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

1986
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany

1985
Brooke Alexander, New York, USA
Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Rob Jurka, Kunst RAI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Alfred Kren Gallery, New York, USA

1984
Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany
Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany

1983
Visual Arts Museum (with Franz Hitzler), New York, USA
Galerie a.k., Frankfurt, Germany
Galerie Jurka, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Brooke Alexander, New York, USA
Galerie Art in Progress, Düsseldorf, Germany
Galerie Klein, Bonn, Germany
Künstlerwerkstatt Lothringerstrasse (with Franz Hitzler), Munich, Germany

1982
Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany
Städtisches Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

1981
I.E. Graphic (with Kirsten Ortwed), Copenhagen, Denmark
Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany
Galerie Klein, Bonn, Germany

1980
Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany

1979
Kunstforeningen (with Niels Reumert), Copenhagen, Denmark
I.E. Graphic, Copenhagen, Denmark

1977
Galleri Birch, Copenhagen, Denmark
I.E. Graphic, Copenhagen, Denmark

1975
I.E. Graphic, Copenhagen, Denmark
Galerie Jurka, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1974
I.E. Graphic, Copenhagen, Denmark (with Michael Buchwald)

1973
I.E. Graphic, Copenhagen, Denmark

1972
Kunstbiblioteket, Hvidovre, Denmark

1971
Kunstbiblioteket, Lyngby, Denmark


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
GRØNNINGEN 2019, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark

2018
Youtoo, Kunstnergruppe, Cologne, Germany

2017
Grønningen 2017, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Horses, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Summer Days, Serlachius Museum Gösta, Mänttä, Finland

2016
The Snoring Princess, Kunstgruppe, Cologne, Germany
Sketch for a new world, Sorø Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark

2015
GRØNNINGEN 100 ÅR, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Text efter Tekst, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Donation Florence & Daniel Guerlain, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skärhamn, Sweden

2014
CHART art fair, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013
Kingdom of Dirt, Martin Erik Andersen + Special Guest Stars, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
lost for words, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2012
Sidetracks, MUST Stavanger Kunstmuseum, Stavanger, Norway
Summer Exhibition, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2010
Summer Exhibition, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2009
Art Fair Tokyo, with Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Tokyo, Japan
Cut & Paste, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2008
Phoenix Revisited, Lauritz Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark

2007
Temperance and Opulence – Art and Design Work from Denmark, Moa (Museum of Art), Seol, South Korea

2004
Seven up + 13 til bords, Sofienholm, Lyngby, Denmark

2002
Carnegie Art Award 2002, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland,
Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway, Victoria Miro, London, England and
Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2001
White Christmas with Seven Up + 1, Galleri Susanne Ottesen,Copenhagen, Denmark

2000
Seven-up goes west, Brænderigaarden, Viborg, Denmark

1999
Facetter af Nordeuropæisk Kunst, Sønderjyllands Kunstmuseum, Tønder, Denmark
Seven-up on cloud nine, Teologisk Fakultet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Fünf Jahre, Galerie Paal, Munich, Germany

1998
Seven-up meets Snowwhite, Munkeruphus, Dronningmølle, Sweden

1996
Foto, Galleri Tommy Lund, Odense, Denmark
Ansigt til ansigt, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense and Vestsjællands Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark
Brekt bein * Ny dansk kunst, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
Kalt (Jenssen, Leberer, v. Luckwald, Wörsel, Zimmer), Tivoli-Kraftwerk, Munich, Germany

1995
Down the Drain, Aurel Scheibler, Cologne, Germany

1994
Transhistorie, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Alan Uglow, Al Taylor, Kirsten Ortwed, Troels Wörsel, Hohental & Littler, Munich, Germany
Editioner, Galleri Tommy Lund, Odense, Denmark
Jorn, Kirkeby, Wörsel, Frandsen, Galerie Axel Holm, Ulm, Germany

1993
Globes, Rules of Perception, Grønningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Maleri, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
New Room, Globe, Copenhagen, Denmark

1992
Spejlbilleder. En udstilling af selvportrætter, Det Nationalhistoriske Museum på Frederiksborg Slot, Hillerød and Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark

1991
Questions de sens, Le Centre d´Art d´Ivry, CREDAC, Paris, France
Transparencia Azul, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

1990
New Art from Scandinavia, The Museum of Modern Art, Northlands, Oxford, England
Rauma Biennale Balticum 1990, Rauma, Finland

1989
Skulls, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Germany
The 1980s, Prints from the Collection of Joshua B. Smith, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., USA

1988
Decembristerne, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark
Zeichenkunst der Gegenwart, Sammlung Prinz Franz v. Bayern, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich, Germany
Kölner Kunst, Kunstforeningen Gl. strand, Copenhagen, Denmark

1987
Contemporary European Works on paper, David Nolan Gallery, New York, USA
Points of Contact, Laurie Rubin Gallery, New York, USA
Borealis 3, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

1984
Aquarelle, Kunstverein Kassel, Germany
Sun and Steel - New European-American Work, The Puck Building, Alfred Kren and Serra di Felice, New York, USA

1983
New Figuration. Contemporary Art from Germany, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
Neuerwerbungen 1981-83, Kunstmuseum (Sammlung Ulbricht) Düsseldorf
Absprünge, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Aktuell ´83, Städtische Galerie im Lehnbachhaus, Munich, Germany

1981
Rundschau Deutschland I, Künstlerwerkstatt Lothringerstrasse, Munich, Germany
Rundschau Deutschland II, Klapperhof, Cologne, Germany
Bildwechsel, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
Neue Tendenzen der Zeichnung, Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany

1980
Zeichnungen 6, Städtisches Museum, Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Ung dansk kunst, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Aus Münchner Ateliers, Stadtmuseum München, Munich, Germany

1978
Decembristerne, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark

1977
Decembristerne, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark
03 23 03 Premieres rencontres internationales d’art contemporain,
Montreal, Canada
Hal Bromm, New York, USA
Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy

1976
Decembristerne, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark
Septemberudstillingen, Sophienholm, Lyngby, Denmark

1975
Biennale de Paris, Paris, France
Fyns Stifts Kunstmuseum, Odense, Denmark

1974
4th International Drawing Exhibition, Rijeka, Yugoslavia

1973
Decenter, Møn, Denmark

1969
Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark
Tegneserier - tegnede serier, Kunstbiblioteket, Lyngby, Denmark


SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Statens Museum for Kunst, København, Denmark
Louisiana, Museum for Moderne Kunst, Humlebæk, Denmark
Arken, Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark
Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, Denmark
Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark
ARoS Århus Kunstmuseum, Århus, Denmark
Sønderjyllands Kunstmuseum, Tønder, Denmark
Kunstmuseet Trapholt, Kolding, Denmark
Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg, Denmark
Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Sweden
Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Göteborgs Konstmuseum. Göteborg, Sweden
Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Städtisches Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Städtisches Museum, Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, München, Germany
Bayrische Staatsgemäldesammlung, München, Germany
Städtische Galerie im Lehnbachhaus, München, Germany
Fnac Auvergne, Clermont – Ferrand, France
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
New York Public Library, New York, USA
Washington Museum of Art, Washington, USA

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