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Per Kirkeby

Per Kirkeby, one of the major Danish painters and sculptors of his generation, was also a key figure in contemporary printmaking.

Kirkeby was the first artist to collaborate with Niels Borch Jensen when the latter founded his Copenhagen printmaking studio in 1979. It was here that he first experimented with coloured prints, different formats and printing techniques, including the production of monotypes and monoprints. The collaboration continued for almost four decades, making Kirkeby one of Denmark’s most prolific printmakers ever.

Per Kirkeby (1938 – 2018) worked with BORCH Gallery & Editions from 1979 until 2017.