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    Sale 7624


    19 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 50

    PER BAK JENSEN (b.1949 Danish)

    Wandering Rock from 'Rügen', 2008

    Price Realised  


    PER BAK JENSEN (b.1949 Danish)
    Wandering Rock from 'Rügen', 2008
    chromogenic print
    signed in ink on typed label with credit, title, date and edition '6/6' on backing board
    39¼ x 55in. (100 x 140cm.)

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    This work is number 6 from the sold-out edition of 6 + 2 AP.

    The Wandering Rock was taken in Rügen, Germany's largest island located in the Baltic Sea. In this single photograph of a wandering rock, Bak Jensen captures the essence of beauty, wonder, stillness and space.

    Bak Jensen is Associate Professor at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. His work has been shown internationally in a number of solo and group exhibitions, including, most recently, Nordic Moods -- Landscape Photography of Our Time at ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Denmark. His photographs are held in numerous institutional collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris. He lives and works in Halseby, Denmark.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    In its solitude, my mind has developed, over time, the capacity to let go of its anchoring in the intellect. I refrain from losing my firm connection to the world by pursuing this ability to let go. My photographs map out the areas in which my mind has wandered.

    PER BAK JENSEN, 1998



    Per Bak Jensen -- Tilsagn/Promise, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, 2008, front cover (fig.1).