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Bjørn Nørgaard

Bjørn Nørgaard

Skulpture Bjørn Nørgaard from Denmark

Professor and sculptor Bjørn Nørgaard (English Bjorn Norgaard)  (born 1947)

Lives and works in Copenhagen, on Møn and in Berlin
Member of the Ex-School

Professor at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen. Current Professor at CNAA, China National Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing. Former Visiting Professor at Trondheim Art Academy, Norway; Oslo Academy of Fine Arts, Norway; Rijksakademiet i Amsterdam, Holland; Academy in Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.

Bjørn Nørgaard is one of the most famos artists in Denmark and you nearly can see his sculpture in every town or city in Denmark. Here is text from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 



Bjørn Nørgaard Bjorn-nørgaard. 

Personal Information Born May 21, 1947 (age 74) Copenhagen

Wife Lene Adler Petersen Information with the symbol Image of pencil is retrieved from Wikidata. Wife references are available at the same place. Edit on Wikidata Bjørn Nørgaard (born 21 May 1947 in Copenhagen) is a Danish sculptor, graphic artist and performance artist. He was a student at the Ex-school. He was a professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts from 1985 to 1994 and is a member of Kulturkanonen's committee for visual arts. Bjørn Nørgaard became nationally known for a horse slaughter (the horse was called Røde Fane) in a field by Kirke Hyllinge in Hornsherred. The horse sacrifice was a protest against the Vietnam War in connection with the controversial exhibition Tabernacle in Louisiana in 1970. was originally supposed to take place in connection with a group exhibition at the Louisiana Museum of Art (in the park), but the police banned it with reference to veterinary hygiene rules. "horse slaughter". The film Horse Sacrifice was made over the horse slaughter or sacrifice. Bjørn Nørgaard has made 17 tapestries about the history of Denmark hung in 1990 at Christiansborg. The tapestries were Dansk Industri's gift to Margrethe II on the occasion of her 50th birthday. In 1980 he received the Eckersberg Medal. In 1994 he became a Knight of Dannebrog, in 1999 he received Ingenio et arti and received the Royal Reward Medal with crown and the inscription "1988 WALLPAPER PLOT 1999" for his work with the tapestries.


He is married to the visual artist and ceramist Lene Adler Petersen.


Table of Contents 1 Works 2 Literature 3 Notes 4 External references Works Slattenpatten on Axeltorv in Næstved. Fountain at P Nørkjærs Plads in Hjørring Horse Sacrifice 1970 The Human Wall, v. Horsens Art Museum, Horsens 1982 [1] Angel Gate 1985 Allegorical figures and the plaster wall 1985 Thor's Tower 1986 Fontæne, P. Nørkjærs Plads v. Vendsyssel Kunstmuseum, Hjørring [2] Amagertorv, Copenhagen 1993 Chapel to the present, city gate in Randers 1994 The Twelve Ascension Ladders 1998 Queen Margrethe's Gobeliner 1990-1999 The genetically modified Paradise 2000 Hans Tausen Monument, Viborg 2005 The Shadow, The Travel Companion, The Improviser - a three-part portrait of H.C. Andersen, 2005, Odense Altarpiece and glass mosaics in Christianskirken. Published December 30, 2007. Slattenpatten, bronze sculpture on granite plinth in water-filled basin, located on Axeltorv in Næstved 2010 Literature Henrik Juul Jensen: Bjørn Nørgaard - A Sculptor's World, 2007, ISBN 978-87-567-7962-3 Notes https://horsenskunstmuseum.dk/menneskemuren-1982/ http://vkm.dk/oplev-museet/p-noerkjaers-plads/ External references Commons-logo.svg Wikimedia Commons has several files related to Bjørn Nørgaard www.bjoernnoergaard.dk - Bjørn Nørgaard's official website Bjørn Nørgaard on Kunstindeks Danmark / Weilbachs Kunstnerleksikon Bjørn Nørgaard's works in KØS - The Museum of Art in the Public Space - Database DNA = It All Inherited? | Kristeligt Dagblad.


site: https://bjoernnoergaard.dk/da/selected_works

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1. Bjørn Nørgaard

Mørk blå


26x24x24 cm


2. Bjørn Nørgaard


Skulptur, 2017


3.Bjørn Nørgaard

Tro, håb, kærlighed og fortvivelse

Grafik, 2017


4. Bjørn Nørgaard


Grafik, 2017

5. Bjørn Nørgaard


Skulptur, 2017

Jern, aluminium, fiberbeton


6. Bjørn Nørgaard


Rustfrit stål, østersskaller

25 x 270 x 320 cm

7. Bjørn Nørgaard

De røde hunde

Skulptur, 2017



8. Bjørn Nørgaard

To pilsnere i en snor efter en båd

Skulptur, 2019

Bronze, gips og forgyldt træ

H: 140 cm