Bjørn Nørgaard
 
Bjørn Nørgaard was born in 1947 and lives and works in Copenhagen and Møn, Denmark. He was part of the Ex-School (1964-1969) and ABCinema (1969) and co-editor of publications such as Hætssj and A+B. Solo exhibitions include Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen (2010), Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz (2009), Museum Fridericianum, Kassel (1999), Tallinn Art Hall (1994) and Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum (1986). He represented Denmark at EXPO 2000, Hannover (2000), and has participated in international group exhibitions such as the 4th International Istanbul Biennale (1995) and The Biennale of Sydney, Australia (1990). He was Professor at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (1985-1993). Among awards he has received the Medal of Eckersberg (1985), the DAAD scholarship in Berlin (1985), the Cross of Honour (1994), the Medal of Prins Eugen (1995), the Medal of Thorvaldsen (1996), Ingenio et Arti Ordenen (1999) and the European Badge of Honor, Pro Arte (2000).

Bjørn Nørgaard Website


Exhibitions
 
Fake - Som i et spejl 12 Oct - 10 Nov 2012
Englefisse 18 Mar - 1 May 2010
Mickey\'s Opera / Atypia 28 Apr - 27 May 2006
Venus Spejler Spejler Venus 20 May - 11 Jun 2005
Stumper og Stykker 3 Sep - 9 Oct 1999
Errare Humanum Est 21 May - 29 Jun 1996
Unterwegs Nach Morija 6 Mar - 28 Mar 1992
Brev til vennerne 14 Jun - 13 Jul 1991

Group Exhibitions
Out of use: Interior 13 Nov 2015 - 23 Jan 2016
Object matter 25 Apr - 31 May 2014
Summer Group show 27 Jun - 28 Jul 2010
Mine Kinesiske Venner 7 Dec 2007 - 23 Jan 2008
Sommer udstilling 10 Jun - 18 Aug 2006
Højde Bredde Dybde 30 Sep - 29 Oct 2005
Hansen silketryk 1989 - 2004 20 Aug - 11 Sep 2004
Accrochage 22 Jun - 18 Aug 2001
Accrochage 13 Jun - 12 Aug 2000
Accrochage 24 Jan - 28 Feb 2000
Skulptur 30 May - 5 Jul 1997
Et udvalg af egne editioner 3 Apr - 2 May 1992
 
Now Here
 
Group exhibition Møenlight Sonata – en hyldest til Møns stjernehimmel at Kunsthal Møn 44, Askeby, Denmark
3 June - 9 September 2018
Website
Works
 


Bjørn Nørgaard, Mismatch repair, 2016, cast iron, stainless steel and basalt, 360 x 685 x 267 cm


Bjørn Nørgaard, stylit.com/morten, 2016, steel, fiber-reinforced concrete and aluminium, 345 x 120 x 73 cm


Bjørn Nørgaard, Asocial sculpture, 2013, white and black concrete, steel, copper, wax, blue felt, glass, plaster, mirrors, and aluminium grids, 430 x 500 x 300 cm


Bjørn Nørgaard, Spørger Jørgen stadig, 2012, glaced stoneware, 250 x 65 x 50 cm


Bjørn Nørgaard, Nattergalen, 2012, fake grass, glass, mahogany, Moselykke granite, gilded bronze, and stuffed nightingale, 230 x 187 x 168 cm


Bjørn Nørgaard, Fake som i et spejl, 2012, mixed materials, dimensions variable, detail


Bjørn Nørgaard, Manden der opdagede den korteste vej mellem to punkter, 2010, painted bronze, 74,5 x 28 x 24,5 cm


Bjørn Nørgaard, Havheksen, 2010, painted bronze, 54 x 20 x 10 cm


Bjørn Nørgaard, Confucius, 2010, painted bronze, 42 x 35 x 17 cm


Bjørn Nørgaard, Ornamental Shelves (Fra min fars bogsamling), 2010, Mdf-bookcase, plaster, flour, salt, sand, stone, glass, mirror, cobber, metal grids, blu textile, red roses, books, syrup, soft soap, clay, coffee cups, and kindling, h. 700 cm


Bjørn Nørgaard, Recycling Art (Venus fra Milo), 2009, plaster and plastic container, 219 x 170 x 81 cm


Bjørn Nørgaard, Gravmæle til Roskilde Domkirke. Skalamodel i 1:10, 2009, marble, sandstone, granite, silvering, molded glass, and gold leaf, 20 x 42 x 20 cm


Bjørn Nørgaard, One Religion Is Not Enough, 2001, the Bible, the Koran, plaster, nails, gilding, velvet pillow, fløjlspude, glass case, and sandblasting, 27 x 43 x 35 cm


Bjørn Nørgaard, Madonna, 2001, patinated bronze,104 x 49 x 44 cm