Bjørn Nørgaard, freestanding glass mosaic sculpture - "The Man with the Scythe"1989

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Room Living Room
Period 1990 to 1999
Item type Antiques & Vintage
Size Unique
All materials No
Dimensions H 137 cm x W 50 cm x D 26 cm
Product Code ‌0200-000CA

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Bjørn Nørgaard, freestanding glass mosaic with copper frame, 1989"Manden med leeen/Høstmanden""The Man with the Scythe/The Reaper"137 cm H x 50 cm W x 26 cm DPreliminary work for the decoration: "Pavillon", Tuborg - Fredericia Brewery, Fredericia, DenmarkSculptureMouth blown colored glass, lead, copperBjørn Nørgaard (1947-) Danish sculptor, graphic artist and performance artist. He was a student at Eks-skolen (The Eksperimental Artschool) where he also meet Joseph Beuys and subsequently worked with. Bjørn Nørgaard compares Ex-school with Andy Warhol's The Factory. He was professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts 1985-1994. Bjørn Nørgaard became known for a horse sacrifice, in connection with the disputed Exhibition Tabernacle in Louisiana in 1970, a film was made over it, Hesteofring.One of Bjørn Nørgaards many great works of art is 17 tapestries over Denmark's history, suspended at Christiansborg Place. Queen Margrethe II decided to use a gift from the organization Danish Industri on the occasion of her 50th birthday to produce a series of tapestries tracing the history of Denmark from the beginnings to the present day. The tapestries were based on Nørgaard's full-sized sketches.

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