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Johan Thurfjell 


Stockholm, January 2018
Stockholm, May 2013
Stockholm, August 2009
Berlin, October 2008

Johan Thurfjell

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Between us, 2013, metal, glass, varnish, 117 x 92 x 3 cm

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From Here, 2013, Galerie Nordenhake Stockholm, installataion view

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Diorama (meadow), 2013, oil on glass, MDF, 129 x 49 x 50 cm

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09:44, 2013, varnish on paper, light bulb, 76 x 56 x 21 cm

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Ghosts, 2011, installation view

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Collapse, 2009, wood, 100 x 466 x 161 cm

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Dead Calm (Marlago I, Archille Lauro, Rosso), 2008, watercolour on paper, installation view

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Yesterday, 2007, iron, aluminium, wood, 12V, lamps, digital print, 115 x 125 x 90 cm

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Receiver, 2002, installation with 50 cardboard model houses - placed on the floor, the ceeling, and the walls - lamps, cable and small speakers with Björks "Overture" from the film "Dancer in the dark"

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Ett försök att förstå (An Attempt to Understand), 2001-2003, post-it notes, dimensions variable

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Ett försök att förstå (An Attempt to Understand), 2001-2003, post-it notes, dimensions variable, detail

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Eight Dreams, 2001, landscape model in glass display case and 8 framed texts, model 113 x 155 x 109 cm, texts each 31.2 x 22.7 cm (installation view)

Johan Thurfjell was born in 1970 in Solna. He currently lives and works in Stockholm. His most recent solo exhibition at Galerie Nordenhake was titled "From Here," and held in 2013. Other solo exhibitions include "Dim Bearing", Eskilstuna Konstmuseum (2011), "Jim's Room," Magasin III Stockholm Konsthall (2007), Färgfabriken in Stockholm (2004) and Index in Stockholm (2001). His group exhibitions include the Lewis Glucksman Gallery in Cork (2007), Bonniers Konsthall in Stockholm (2007), 21c Museum in Louisville (2006), Moderna Museet in Stockholm (2006), Signal Malmö (2005), the Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art_ Momentum in Moss, Norway (2004), Norrköpings Konstmuseum (2003) and Dunkers Kulturhaus in Helsingborg. Public commissions by Johan Thurfjell include the walkway to Åregaraget in Vällingby (2008) and the new main entrance to Münchenbryggeriet (2006), both in Stockholm. In June 2008 he was honored with an award from the Marianne and Sigvard Bernadottes Artist Fund.