This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.
Gardar Eide Einarsson lives and works in New York City. His paintings, drawings and wall texts use everyday signs that circulate in contemporary society. Ranging from corporate logos to graffiti, he is interested in the various possibilities of text as a visual entity. Recent solo exhibitions include Rotating Views #1, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo (2009); No Chaos, Damn It!, Standard, Oslo (2008); All My Friends Are Dead, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles (2007); and South of Heaven, Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt (2007). Recent group exhibitions include Rank Xerox, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen (2003); Osculum Infame, Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Helsinki (2001); Notes From the Underground, Galleri 21:25, Oslo (1999); Einarsson, Rhodes, Whitney, Team Gallery, New York (2009); That was then This is now, PS1, New York (2008); 2008 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum, New York (2008); Street: behind the cliché, Witte de With, Rotterdam (2006); Theater of Life -Rhetorics of Emotions, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich (2005); and Populism, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, National Museum of Art, Oslo Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius; Frankfurter Kunsverein, Frankfurt (2005).