BJARNE MELGAARD

BJARNE MELGAARD
Untitled (01), 2017
Edition of 20 + 1 AP
Numbered
Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity
Hand knotted
155 x 210 cm (61 x 83 ins)
Wool & Silk
High / Low Cut
Custom size upon request

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Melgaard’s multimedia practice provides an insight into subcultures and parallel worlds that exist alongside the world of normality. His series of carpets, all based on pencil drawings, tells the story of exclusion and fear and raises questions about instinct and passion, morality and normality.

Image: CARSTEN HÖLLER, Mushroom Carpet, 2018 (detail, floor), BJARNE MELGAARD, Untitled (01), 2017, JONATHAN HOROWITZ, Rainbow Cross For Two, 2018 (detail), OLAF BREUNING, Black and white people pattern, 2017 (detail), installation at The New, Los Angeles

With iconographic references from popular culture, as diverse as the Pink Panther, Planet of the Apes and painter Edvard Munch, Melgaard often addressing marginal and subcultural phenomena to raise provocative and critical questions about society.

BJARNE MELGAARD
Untitled (02), 2017
Edition of 20 + 1 AP
Numbered
Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity
Hand knotted, Tibetan weave
155 x 210 cm (61 x 83 ins)
Wool & Silk
High / Low Cut
Custom size upon request

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His series of carpets, all based on pencil drawings, tells the story of exclusion and fear and raises questions about instinct and passion, morality and normality.

BJARNE MELGAARD
Untitled (03), 2017
Edition of 20 + 1 AP
Numbered
Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity
Hand knotted
155 x 220 cm (61 x 87ins)
Wool & Silk
High / Low Cut
Custom size upon request

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His work belongs in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Rubell Museum, Miami, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

BJARNE MELGAARD, Untitled, 2018
Edition of 50 
Art pillow
Printed on linen, leather on the reverse
Unique artwork on each side
Microfibre filling with down-like feel    
Approx. 38 x 50 cm (15 x 20 ins)

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Selected exhibitions: Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo; Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London; Munch Museum, Oslo & Julia Stoschek Foundation, Berlin.