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    Sale 2836

    Two in One; Contemporary Art from Witte de With & de Appel

    20 May 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 59

    Gardar Eide Einarsson (NORWEGIAN, B. 1976)

    Untitled

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    Gardar Eide Einarsson (NORWEGIAN, B. 1976)
    Untitled
    installation, vinyl letters to be attached to a wall
    dimensions variable (with a minimum of 200 cm. and a maximum of 500 cm.)
    Executed in 2008. This work is number two from an edition of three plus one artist proof.


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    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).

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