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Galleri Christoffer Egelund

Private Gallery
See You @ Volta Ny / 06.03.-9.03.2014 / Thierry Feuz & Louise Hindsgavl
Louise Hindsgavl
Louise Hindsgavl
  This year we are proud to present two solo shows at Volta Show NY:


VOLTA NY will take place from Thursday March 6th through Sunday March 9th at 82MERCER, 76 Mercer Street, New York, NY 10013. For more information please visit

Please join us at BOOTH 1.46 - We look forward to welcoming you.

Louise Hindsgavl's (b. 1973) fascination with mutants, who are part human and part animal, does not spring from a love of science fiction or an interest in new experiments in cross-species transplantation. What she is doing is highlighting people's second nature: that side of human nature, which is governed by pure instinct, lurking behind a polished surface and uncensored by the conscious self.

The artist works mainly in porcelain, and her works have a distinctly narrative expression, both when she works with one-off pieces and when she creates items of a more utilitarian character. She feels that we often let our predetermined images of others dictate our taste. She wants to change that tradition. This is why her works often possess surrealist undertones, where she produces a form of alternative reality for the viewer to enter.

Louise Hindsgavl graduated from Designskolen, Kolding, DK, in 1999 and has exhibited widely in Denmark, Europe, the US and Asia and her works has recently been on display at MAD New York for the curated show Body & Soul. Her works is represented in major collections worldwide including: National Museum Stockholm, Sweden; Victoria and Albert Museum London, UK; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MIA, USA; Carlsberg Art Fondation, DK; The The Röhsska Museum, Gothenburg, SE; Designmuseum, Copenhagen, DK; MAD NY, USA; Trapholt, Kolding, DK; ASU Art Museum, Arizona, USA etc. Furthermore she has received The Danish Art Foundation work grant of 3 years.

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Over the last decade Thierry Feuz (b. 1968) has had his international breakthrough with his four interconnected artistic styles: Psychotropical; Technicolor; Gulf Stream; and Supernatural. Typical of his unorthodox style is that he executes all his paintings in glossy car paint and makes an aesthetic use of strong colours to create space and form, which are highly evocative. He invites us into his enchanting world of images, a world which explores the imperceptible stages of change and decay, which endow nature's processes of creation and decomposition with a fascinating life and presence of their own.

His works reveal a world of biomorphic flowers, floating weightlessly in indefinable monochrome space into striped multicoloured image surfaces, where everything recognisable is dissolved.

Thierry Feuz (b. 1968) lives and works in Geneve and Vienna. He graduated from Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Geneva and Universität der Ku?nste in Berlin in 1998. He has had numerous international solo and group shows in the last year alone, with four solo exhibitions in - Korea, Belgium, France and Germany. In addition he is represented in several major private and public collections such as; Art Singapore Foundation (SG); Credit Suisse (CH); Musée d'Art et d'Histoire (CH); Pizzuti Collection (US); Saks Fifth Avenue Collection, NY (US); Sal. Oppenheim Collection (CH); Fonds Municipal d'Art Contemporain (CH). Furthermore Feuz received the prestigious award The Atelier Visarte Switzerland, Cité des Arts, Paris, France.

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Louise Hindsgavl,
Entertainment, 2013 (Detail)
Porcelain, Taxidermied Bird, 42 x 41 x 34 cm. (16,5 x 16 x 13,5 inch)

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