We are pleased to present works of Anna Bjerger and Jockum Nordström at the 44th edition of the prestigious art fair FIAC. FIAC hosts a carefully balanced selection of leading international galleries in the iconic Grand Palais in Paris.
Group show with Anna Bjerger, Astrid Svangren, Jesper Just, Tal R, Anna Uddenberg among others.
Nordic Contemporary's press text:
To Sink. To sink below. Something. A surface.
The exhibition is about a certain set of logic based around questions of sinking into, an unconscious action, a pull of gravity that swallows you up in a way, like Scarlett
Johansen as she walks into the dark in the film Under the Skin; towards something, away from something: An identity, a material, a past, a screen?
We are pleased to be a part of Chart Art Fair in Copenhagen for the fifth consecutive year. At this year’s edition of Chart we will show a wide variety of paintings in a group exhibition with selected works by 13 of the gallery artists.
James Aldridge, Keith Allan, Anna Bjerger, Dexter Dalwood, Graham Dolphin, Jenny Källman, Robert McNally, Charlie Roberts, Evren Tekinoktay and Richard Woods
We are delighted to announce the opening of the group show In the Pines – Slight Return. In the Pines – Slight Return is a revisited version of the first exhibition the gallery made in Copenhagen in 2009.
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 8, 6 to 8pm
moniquemeloche is pleased to present A New Look, a group exhibition featuring work by Sadie Barnette (American, b. 1984), Anna Bjerger (Swedish, b. 1973), Jessica Campbell (Canadian, b. 1985), Zoë Charlton (American, b. 1973), Chitra Ganesh, (American, b. 1975) and Jillian Mayer (American, b. 1986), with a concurrent site-specific on the wall project, Transmitter, by Caroline Wells Chandler (American, b. 1985).
Galleri Magnus Karlsson and the publisher Norstedts are pleased to invite you to a book signing and exhibition in gallery on Thursday, April 6, 5–7 pm. On Spring, the third part of Karl Ove Knausgård’s books on the seasons, is a novel about life’s beginning, about light but also about darkness. The book includes a series of paintings by Anna Bjerger, which will be shown in the inner room of the gallery until April 23.
From press release:
This exhibition modestly raises questions of phenomenology today through the lens of several contemporary painters. Some of the painters are working with more abstract forms of expression, while others are painting figuratively or representationally. Landscape painting is also present in this exhibition. The common denominator is a link the curator makes around ideas of perception and examining aspects of phenomena, as identifiable in each of the artists’ work.
Recognizing the growing need for new forms of work space and collaborative environments, Alma is opening its doors on Nybrogatan 8 in Stockholm. A space for work and play, Alma was founded for the sole purpose of nurturing creative people and their ideas.
Anna Bjerger’s art originates in found images from older books and magazines. She often chooses mundane and trivial subjects with a random composition. During the process, something indefinable arises in the meeting between the subject and her painting technique. Taken out of their original context, the images are opened up for new interpretations. They are captured moments filled with memory, melancholy, mystery but also with recognition.
Robert Armstrong & Anna Bjerger
Painters have a complex relationship with their source material. While it provides them with vital information and can often stimulate certain illuminating reactions within them, it can also act as a self-imposed limit, which, once introduced, must be escaped from. Slips and Glimpses, an exhibition of new work by Anna Bjerger and Robert Armstrong delivers moments of both vivid immersion and profound escape.
One night only, first come first served!
Open between 5 pm – 9 pm
Got it for Cheap (GIFC) is a traveling group show with over 200 participtaing artists. All the works are made on roughly 30 x 21cm (A4) paper and priced at 300 SEK each. The exhibition is one night only,and the principle is: first come first served! No previews and no early admission.
The point of departure in Bjerger’s paintings is found, anonymous photographs. She works from seemingly redundant images. Images whose shelf life is long passed. Photographs from outdated travel guides, technical handbooks, knitting magazines. She hoards this source material and mines it for her subjects.
One night only, first come first served!
GIFC is a traveling group show of over 200 artists. All the works are on roughly 30 x 21cm (A4) paper and priced at 30 dollars (200 DKK). The works that are not sold during the shows will revert to their market prices the following day.
On 6-7 May Louisiana will host a contemporary arts festival, Art Alive, presenting a great number of the artists currently on show in the Illumination and Fire Under Snow exhibitions.
Louisiana presents a cornucopia of international contemporary and classic works of art acquired over the past three years – almost one hundred works within painting, photography, sculpture and installation.
At Louisiana the opportunity for in-depth insight into the art of the present must be featured. The museum therefore upholds ambitious goals for the acquisition of contemporary art in order to create surprising and eye-opening perspectives on our time.
How can you talk about painting?
Friday 18.12, 6.00 pm
A conversation between author Stefan Lindberg and artist Anna Bjerger in her exhibition Divining.
Time: Friday December 18, 5–7 pm. The talk starts at 6.00 pm (in Swedish)
We are pleased to present Divining, Anna Bjerger’s first solo exhibition of paintings at Galleri Magnus Karlsson.
Galleri Magnus Karlsson has partnered with Hotel le Manoir in Banyuls-sur-Mer, France. We will make on-site exhibitions with gallery artists and also work towards an exchange between the artists, guests of the hotel and the local cultural scene. The first exhibition presents more than 30 works by 16 of the gallery’s artists.The works are not selected on the basis of a special theme, but there are a number connections to the geographical location, the building and the local nature and culture.
We are proud to participate in the third edition of Chart Art Fair in Copenhagen. The fair is focused on contemporary art from the leading galleries in the Nordic region. It showcases a selection of carefully selected and invited galleries and features an ambitious collateral programme of talks, performances and special projects.
In our stand (#19) we will present new works on paper by a selection of gallery artists. Please contact us for more information and visuals.
Welcome to Copenhagen!
Angell Gallery is pleased to present I ♥ Paint II, an exhibition of international painters curated by Kim Dorland. The show is installed throughout Angell Gallery, running from June 5th to July 11th, 2015 with an opening reception on Friday June 5th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
We are pleased to present new works by Mamma Andersson, Anna Bjerger, Jens Fänge and Charlie Roberts in our stand (#C28) at Frieze New York.
It is our second year at Frieze New York and we are the only Swedish gallery represented in the main section of the fair.
Please contact the gallery for more information. To contact us during the fair, please e-mail or call +46 708 106 906.
New Opening Days
David Risley Gallery is proud to present the group exhibition Absence (Looking for Hammershøi) with works by Frank Ammerlaan, Spencer Anthony, Anna Bjerger, Patrick Caulfield, Dexter Dalwood, Graham Dolphin, Wilhelm Freddie, David Hockney, Alex Katz, Alice Neel, Michael Simpson and Francesca Woodman.
In the Project Room we will present recent paintings by Anna Bjerger.
The paintings of Anna Bjerger capture fleeting moments. We, the viewer, are involved in the paintings as covert onlookers. A tense relationship occurs between the actions represented in the painting and our inclusion as a spectator.