Morten Knudsen Danish, b. 1985


Morten Knudsen (b. 1985) spends his time making paintings both lyrical and abstract, graphic and figurative, large and small. Over the course of the previous decade, he has been working carefully to orchestrate an eclectic body of work that reveals its consistency in its intimate sensibilities - to both acknowledge his deep appreciation of painting as an act in itself, but also to explore and reveal its potential to create experiences outside the verbal language.


Morten Knudsen holds a degree from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Copenhagen, and Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg, in the class of Jutta Köether. He lives and work in Copenhagen Recent exhibitions include: “Learning from the General Past,” Cucina Copenhagen, Copenhagen (2023), “Songs for the Promise Keeper,” Simo Bacar, Lisbon (2022), “Good to See You,” Golsa, Oslo (2022), “Six Days and Six Nights,” The House for Art and Design, Holstebro (2022), “Danish Art Now,” The National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen (2020), “Himmelskibet,” Christian Andersen Gallery Copenhagen (2020), and “Architecture Now,” Cucina Copenhagen, Copenhagen (2020). In 2018 he received the Niels Wessel Bagges honorary scholarship, and The 15th June Foundation’s Honorary Award.


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