Sverre Bjertnæs

1976 · Norway

Artist biography

Sverre Bjertnæs is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Norway, like other renowned artists such as Erik Pløen, Martin Sæther, Rødland Torbjørn, Ingebjørg Støyva, and Are Blytt. Sverre Bjertnæs was born in 1976.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Sverre Bjertnæs' work is on display at Galleri Brandstrup Oslo in Norway. Sverre Bjertnæs most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Beers London in the United Kingdom with the exhibition Sverre Bjertnaes: Silent Conditions. The exhibition was open from 25 May 2017 until 01 July 2017. Sverre Bjertnæs' only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Hvilende Hode, which took place at Galleri Brandstrup Oslo in Norway (20 November 2019 - 13 December 2019).

Sverre Bjertnæs in private collections

The following Collections on Artland feature some of Sverre Bjertnæs' works: Gulosten which also includes works by other renowned artists such as Yves Scherer, Banksy and Andy Warhol; and Kenneth K with works from prominent artists Sverre Bjertnæs, Sandra Chevrier and Thomas Kvam.

Further Biographical Context for Sverre Bjertnæs

Sverre Bjertnæs was born in 1976 and was largely inspired by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and were inspired by, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of fast growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The 1980s was the era of African famine, the height of the Cold War, and also the end of it, as marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall. influential art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the global trend of Neo-Expressionism which manifested in Germany, the USA and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti started to gain prominence, key artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Sverre Bjertnæs

  • Artworks in Collections 8
  • Exhibitions 2

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