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Exhibition of Per Kirkeby’s graphic works at the Lithuanian National Art Gallery.

25.05.2012 , 18:00 (Local time)

A major exhibition of Per Kirkeby’s graphic works will be displayed at the Lithuanian National Art Gallery in Vilnius. A series of Per Kirkeby’s bronze sculptures will also be at display.

Per Kirkeby (born in 1938) is today one of the most internationally acclaimed Danish artists. He has done a lot of experimental work as a painter, graphic designer, sculptor, poet and film maker.  In addition, he has worked as a professor at the Art Academies in Karlsruhe and Frankfurt.

He is educated as geologist and has participated in expeditions in Greenland. His interest in geology and nature in general is reflected in his expressive art. He has been a role model for many young artists, also in Lithuania.

Per Kirkeby’s works are shown at many exhibitions both in Denmark and abroad. He is represented in several public collections, including Tate Gallery, London, Museum of Modern Art, New York and Centre Pompidou, Paris.

Organized in collaboration with the Danish Embassy Lithuania, E-mail: vnoamb@um.dk

Location

The Lithuanian National Art Gallery
Konstitucijos Ave. 22
LT-08105, Vilnius,
Lithuania

Telephone:(+370 5) 212 2997

Website:http://www.ldm.lt/ndg/index_en.htm

Gallery

Art by Per Kirkeby. Photo: Jorn Museum in Silkeborg
Art by Per Kirkeby. Photo: Jorn Museum in Silkeborg