(1938 - 2018)
Per Kirkeby was active/lived in New York / Denmark. Per Kirkeby is known for semi-abstract painting, scultpure, drawing, printmaking, outdoor installations.
Biography Per Kirkeby
"Per Kirkeby, Painter Inspired by Nature, Is Dead at 79," Obituary, The New York Times, By Roberta Smith, May 20, 2018
Per Kirkeby, a Danish artist who trained as a geologist before turning to painting quasi-abstract landscapes that were often characterized as Neo-Expressionist, died on May 9 at his home in Copenhagen. He was 79.
The New York branch of the Michael Werner Gallery, his primary representative for over 40 years, said the cause was complications of a series of strokes.
In addition to painting, Mr. Kirkeby worked in sculpture, drawing and printmaking, wrote and directed films, and constructed permanent outdoor installations from brick. He also published numerous books of poetry and essays on art, designed sets
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