When a selection of Asger Jorn’s linocuts –most of them previously unknown – were discovered in the basement of his brother’s house in Silkeborg, Denmark, Jorn’s family entrusted Museum Jorn in Silkeborg with the plates. The museum approached Niels Borch Jensen and his master printers to investigate their condition and the possibility of printing from them. The results of the test printing were so pleasing that Museum Jorn and BORCH Editions decided to publish a selection of motives.
Most of the plates were cut before Jorn left for Paris in 1936 to study at Fernand Léger’s Académie Contemporaine and are reminiscent of German expressionist graphics of the early 20th century. His earliest linocuts were published in a scout and a school magazine in his hometown Silkeborg. Later, some of his prints appeared in the Marxist journal Frem under the pseudonym Asger Isen. Jorn had joined the Danish Communist Party early in his youth.
The skilfulness and expertise with which Jorn cut these plates at the young age, is outstanding. The motives show Jorn’s humoristic yet clear political mind, providing an insight into his engagement with family, art, and the social issues of his time whilst defining the very beginnings of his narrative visual language.

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 010-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 28 x 22 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 001-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 28 x 22 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 002-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 28 x 22 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 003-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 004-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 28 x 22 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 005-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 006-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 007-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 008-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 009-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 011-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 012-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 013-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 014-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 015-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 016-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 018-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 019-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 020-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 021-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 28 x 22 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 022-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Price per series of 27 € 6.500

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 28 x 22 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 023-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Price per series of 27 € 6.500

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 024-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Price per series of 27 € 6.500

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 28 x 22 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 025-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Price per series of 27 € 6.500

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 026-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Price per series of 27 € 6.500

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 027-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 017-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

Asger Jorn

Uden titel (1933-39), 2018

Print technique
Linocut
Paper
Japanese paper
Dimensions
Paper size 22 x 28 cm
Edition
Edition of 16
Registration no
AsJ 18 010-1
Printer
Printed by Magnus Vind
Publisher
Published by BORCH Editions

Stamped Museum Jorn 2018

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