Martin Erik Andersen
Martin Erik Andersen was born in 1964 and lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark. He studied at Al-Fonun Al-Gamila (The Fine Arts Academy) in Cairo (1989-90) and graduated from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (1992). Major solo exhibitions include Horsens Kunstmusem, Horsens (2009) and Holstebro Kunstmuseum, Holstebro (2008). Since 2009 Martin Erik Andersen has been Professor at the Danish Academy of Fine Arts. He received the Medal of Eckersberg in 2004 and was awarded Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl Nielsen's Grant in 2010. In 2014 Martin Erik Andersen received the Medal of Thorvaldsen.

Martin Erik Andersen Website
Now Here
Group exhibition LUSCIOUS THRILLS: Baroque reflections then and now at Gl Holtegaard, Holte, Denmark
26 August - 30 December 2016

Group exhibition Sketch for a new world at Sorø Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark
24 September 2016 – 15 January 2017

Martin Erik Andersen, Lenity (Asmat-Charles I), 2016, Rug, silver leaf, 93 x 60 cm

Martin Erik Andersen, Lenity (we ate the TV, we ate the armchair, we ate the telephone, we ate the cellophane), 2016, Rug, silver leaf, 352 x 215 cm

Martin Erik Andersen, Interference (Sepik/Ikea), 2016, Inkjet print, pencil and sewing thread on paper, plexiglass vitrine, 55 x 36 x 6 cm incl. vitrine

Martin Erik Andersen, Id (Sous les pavés, la plage), 2016, Alchemilla Mollis and make-up container on cardboard, plexiglass vitrine, 56 x 70 x 6 cm incl. vitrine

Martin Erik Andersen, Silver leaf (cire perdue), 2016, Bronze and silver leaf, plexiglass vitrine, 44 x 30 x 6 cm incl. vitrine

Martin Erik Andersen, the negative confessions, Anubis, 2016, Inkjet print and pencil on paper, plexiglass vitrine, 52 x 36 x 6 cm incl. vitrine

Martin Erik Andersen, Mother of Pearls (there is no death, I say), 2016, Offset print, sewing thread, silver foil and mother-of-pearl glitter on paper, plexiglass vitrine, 62 x 42 x 6 cm incl. vitrine

Martin Erik Andersen, It\'s all about geometry, Alchemilla Mollis, 2016, Achemilla Mollis, pencil and nail polish on paper, plexiglass vitrine, 55 x 37 x 6 incl. vitrine

Martin Erik Andersen, Freud\'s Gashgai, 2015, Polyester, knit, offsett print, silk, neon light, painted steel, 286 x 176 x 7 cm

Feast (abomination), 2014, mirror, cardboard, styrofoam, knitting, rotating machine, wire, 180 x 55 x 60 cm

Concrete Floor, 2013, concrete, dimensions variable

Endless Promises, 2013, steel, concrete, knitting, mirror, ceramics, plants, incense, laser, video, sound & headphone, pc, cooking pot, hotplate, stearin, plastic pearls, porcelain, textile, dimensions variable

Gospel of Truth, 2001-2010, knitting, steel, pigment print, polyester, concrete, pc, projector, randomized avi-files, textile, paper, plants, ceramic, cigarette butts, insense, approx. 210 x 180 x 180 cm

More give me more - dette dit dørtrin, 2010, silicone, painted steel, knitting & crochettes, neon cartones, 12” picture vinyl lp, turntables, concrete, ceramic, shepskin, cardbord, latex pillow

Chair; Folded Gospel of Truth; Judith/Ezra, 2011

How can death be sleep if life is nothing but a dream, 2010