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Asger Jorn, Per Kirkeby and Tal R

Asger Jorn, Per Kirkeby and Tal R
Victoria Miro Mayfair, London
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This exhibition will be celebrating three generations of internationally acclaimed Danish artists: Asger Jorn (1914–1973); Per Kirkeby (1938–2018); and Tal R (born 1967).

Asger Jorn, Per Kirkeby and Tal R are great artist-experimenters. Danish by birth or residence, each has looked simultaneously to Denmark and outwards to international movements and tendencies.  The paintings reveal a shared interest in the physical properties and expressive potential of their medium, along with a deep understanding of its history and traditions. As much as they have in common, the works by these three artists also show their wide-ranging interests ­– including but by no means limited to Nordic mythology (Jorn), geology (Kirkeby) and the liminal space of sleep (Tal R).

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