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25 November 2009

Only two days to the opening of the group show Fly By’s

FLY BY’S / GROUP SHOW
28.11. – 09.01 2010

We cordially invite you to a private view

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 27 FROM 4-7PM
Galleri Christoffer Egelund is proud to present the group exhibition Fly By’s. The exhibition was curated in cooperation with Anders Brinch and Morten Steen Hebsgaard and presents an international line-up of nine progressive artists, who all individually reflect the contemporary art scene of today. Consequently, visitors can see new works by: Sören Hüttel (DK), Ghost of a Dream (US), Gudrun Hasle (DK), Andreas Schulenburg (DE/DK), Helgi Thorsson (IS), Tom Fruin (US), Mats Adelman (SE), Jesper Dalgaard (DK) and Matt Franks (UK). Each of these nine artists incorporate their own unique style into sculptural, light or wall works. They come together from different parts of the world and converge in the same space, ready for a Fly By at Galleri Christoffer Egelund, where they will have room for everything from quiet passages to wilder excesses.Sören Hüttel (DK) graduated from Funen Art Academy and Glasgow School of Art. He has exhibited in, amongst other places, Latvia, China, Scotland, the US and most recently at Gentofte Library’s Trane exhibition with ”Disco Volante”. Ghost of a Dream consists of the artist couple Adam Eckstrom and Lauren Was (MFA Painting with Honors and MFA Sculpture with Honors, respectively, from Rhode Island School of Design). They have recently participated in the Young Masters exhibition in London, VOLTA 5 Artist Project in Basel, and Talent Preview ’09 at White Box Gallery in New York. Gudrun Hasle (DK), who graduated from Funen Art Academy and the Royal Danish Academy of Art, has presented solo exhibitions at, for instance, Funen Art Museum and, in the US, West Chicago City Museum. Andreas Schulenburg (DK/DE), who graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Art, has exhibited at, for instance, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art and Malmö Kunsthal and is represented at ARoS Art Museum, the New Carlsberg Foundation and the US Penny McCall Foundation and others. Helgi Thorsson (IS) is an MA in Fine Art from the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam with solo exhibitions at, for instance, Fries Museum (Holland), and most recently he participated in ’Momentum Festival – 5th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art’ in Norway. Tom Fruin (US), who graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, has exhibited at such museums as Haifa Museum (Israel), Museum of Contemporary Art (Denver, Colorado), Austin Museum of Art (Austin, Texas), and Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt. Moreover, he is represented in several collections. Mats Adelman (SE), who graduated from Malmö Art Academy, is represented in the permanent collections of Malmö Art Museum and Lund Art Museum, amongst others. Jesper Dalgaard (DK), who graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Art, has exhibited at Aarhus Art Museum, Skive Art Museum and the National Gallery of Denmark, amongst others, and has received the biennial scholarship of Statens Kunstfond (Denmark’s national art foundation). Matt Franks (UK) has an MA in Fine Art from Goldsmith College of Art in London. He has exhibited at, for instance, Birmingham Museum of Modern Art, Tate Britain in London and the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut, USA, and received the British Council’s Individual Artists Award in 2001.

Galleri Christoffer Egelund cordially invite you to the Private view of the group exhibition Fly By’s, on Friday 27 November from 4pm to 7pm. The exhibition will subsequently be on show during the period November 28 – January 9 2010. Opening hours: Monday-Friday 11am to 6pm, Saturdays 12pm to 4pm. For further information about the exhibition and press photos please contact Rasmus Lindquist on: info@egelund.dk or visit www.gce.nu

DANISH
Galleri Christoffer Egelund præsenterer med stolthed gruppeudstillingen, Fly By’s. Udstillingen er kurateret i samarbejde med Anders Brinch og Morten Steen Hebsgaard og præsenterer et internationalt line-up af ni progressive kunstnere, der hver især er med til at tegne samtidskunstscenen i dag. Besøgende kan således opleve nye værker fra: Sören Hüttel (DK), Ghost of a Dream (US), Gudrun Hasle (DK), Andreas Schulenburg (DE/DK), Helgi Thorsson (IS), Tom Fruin (US), Mats Adelman (SE), Jesper Dalgaard (DK) og Matt Franks (UK). Disse ni kunstnere bidrager hver især med deres helt unikke stil indenfor skulptur, lys- og vægværker. De samles fra forskellige dele af verden og mødes i samme luftlag, klar til at lave et Fly By hos Galleri Christoffer Egelund, hvor der bliver givet plads til alt fra de stille passager til de mere vilde udskejelser.

Sören Hüttel (DK) uddannet fra Det Fynske Kunstakademi samt Glasgow School of Art. Har bl.a. udstillet i Letland, Kina, Skotland, USA og senest på Traneudstillingen med ”Disco Volante”. Ghost of a Dream består af kunstnerparret Adam Eckstrom og Lauren Was (henholdsvis MFA Painting with Honors og MFA Sculpture with Honors fra Rhode Island School of Design). De har for nylig været med på bl.a. Young Masters udstillingen i London, VOLTA 5 Artist Project i Basel, samt Talent Preview ’09 på White Box Gallery i New York. Gudrun Hasle (DK) uddannet fra Det Fynske – og Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi og har bl.a. haft soloudstillinger på Fyns Kunstmuseum og West Chicago City Museum i USA. Andreas Schulenburg (DK/DE) uddannet fra Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi og har bl.a. udstillet på ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Malmø Kunsthal samt repræsenteret i ARoS Art Museum, Ny Carlsberg Fondet og The Penny McCall Foundation USA m.fl.. Helgi Thorsson (IS) MA in Fine Art, Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam har bl.a. udstillet solo på Fries Museum (Holland) og senest været med på ’Momentum Festival – 5th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art’ i Norge. Tom Fruin (US) uddannet fra University of California i Santa Barbara, har bl.a. udstillet på Haifa Museum (Israel), Museum of Contemporary Art (Denver, Colorado) og Austin Museum of Art (Austin, Texas) Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt m.fl. samt repræsenteret i flere samlinger. Mats Adelman (SE) uddannet fra Malmø Art Academy, er bl.a. repræsenteret i Malmø Kunstmuseum og Lund Kunstmuseums permanente samlinger. Jesper Dalgaard (DK) uddannet fra Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi, har bl.a. udstillet på Århus Kunstmuseum, Skive Kunstmuseum, Statens Museum for Kunst samt modtager af Statens Kunstfonds toårige legat. Matt Franks (UK) MA in Fine Art, Goldsmith College of Art i London, har bl.a. udstillet på Birmingham Museum of Modern Art , Tate Britain i London og The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut, USA og modtog I 2001 The British Council Individual Artists Award.

Galleri Christoffer Egelund inviterer til fernisering på gruppeudstillingen, Fly By’s, fredag den 27. november, kl. 16-19. Udstillingen vises efterfølgende i perioden 28. november – 9. januar 2010. Åbningstider: mandag-fredag kl. 11-18, lørdag kl. 12-16. For yderligere informationer om udstillingen samt pressefotos m.m., kontakt venligst Rasmus Lindquist: info@egelund.dk eller besøg www.gce.nu

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