Joakim Borda-Pedreira / Knut Ljøgodt (eds)

Sverre Bjertnæs



286 pages
24.5 x 30 cm, 164 ills., Hardcover

48,00 incl. VAT

Release date and delivery April 8th, 2019

With contributions by Joakim Borda-Pedreira & Knut Ljøgodt, Jan Åke Pettersson and Cecilie Løveid.
ISBN 978-3-89790-556-6 Category: Tag:


Sverre Bjertnæs is considered one of the leading contemporary Norwegian artists today. He himself often refers to his body of works as a fragmented ʻstream of imagesʼ collected from art history, vernacular culture and his own life.
This authoritative monograph on the artist features his oeuvre from the 1990s to the present day with more than 200 illustrations. The book presents the full range of Bjertnæs’s works, covering painting and drawing as well as sculpture and the tableaux installations he developed in later years. Bjertnas embraces the conceptual approaches of photorealism as well as merging figurative and abstract painting and the use of new media.

With contributions by Joakim Borda-Pedreira & Knut Ljøgodt, Jan Åke Pettersson and Cecilie Løveid.

SVERRE KOREN BJERTNÆS (b. 1976 in Trondheim, NO) studied at the National Academy of Arts, Oslo (NO), and the ArtEZ hogeschool voor de kunsten, Enschede (NL). He has exhibited at several prestigious art institutions and galleries and also participated in biennales and group shows, both in Norway and abroad.

EXHIBITION: Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tønsberg (NO), 29.4.–8.9.2019


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