About Per Kirkeby
Per Kirkeby was born in 1938 in Copenhagen (Denmark). He currently lives and works in Copenhagen and Læsø (Denmark).
Per Kirkeby is one of the most internationally acclaimed Danish artists today. By the time he completed a Masters in Arctic Geology at the University of Copenhagen in 1964, he was already part of the important experimental art school “Eks-skolen”, working as a painter, sculptor, writer and lithographic artist, which he has pursued ever since. Kirkeby’s interest in geology and nature in general still plays a crucial role in his artistic expressions, with his work characteristically adopting these themes. Since a young artist, Kirkeby has been inspired by the Byzantine image tradition and the iconoclasm of its culture, also are curring element in his works.
Per Kirkeby is represented by Galleri Bo Bjerggaard.
Artworks by Per Kirkeby
107 x 49 x 37 cm
Galleri Bo Bjerggaard