Untergang 1998 From the portfolio Sequences Three lithographs, printed from three to five stones on Velin Arches rag paper. Each print 50 x 40 cm (19¾ x 15¾"), each signed and numbered. Edition of 60.
Per Kirkeby, born 1938 in Copenhagen (Denmark), lives and works in Copenhagen. Kirkeby´s artistic approach, in painting as well as in printmaking, is characterized by intimation and disguise, by crystallization and metamorphosis. At first glance chaotic, his highly complex layers of imagery, line structures and bodies of color oscillate between representional form and free abstraction. »I like to think of myself as a gardener, my canvas is the plot of land and my colors are the soil and the flower beds.«