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.

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Exhibitions
 
 
Now Here
 
Group exhibition LUSCIOUS THRILLS: Baroque reflections then and now at Gl Holtegaard, Holte, Denmark
26 August - 30 December 2016
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Group exhibition Sketch for a new world at Sorø Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark
24 September 2016 – 15 January 2017
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Works
 


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