Installation view "Johan Thurfjell - The First Sculpture", Galerie Nordenhake Stockholm 2018

Johan Thurfjell

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 "The First Sculpture," and held in 2018. Other solo exhibitions include "Det stora judedopet", Judiska Museet c/o Tyska kyrkan (2017), "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.

Installation view "Johan Thurfjell - The First Sculpture", Galerie Nordenhake Stockholm 2018

Avklädd / Exposed, 2017, "Johan Thurfjell - Traces of existence", Jewish museum c/o German church, Stockholm 2017

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

Diorama (meadow), 2013, oil on sheets of glass, 50.5 x 45 x 33 cm

Diorama (meadow), 2013, oil on sheets of glass, 50.5 x 45 x 33 cm

Noon, 2013, glass, wood, MDF, 140 x 58 x 54 cm

Noon, 2013, detail

Installation view "Johan Thurfjell - From Here", Galerie Nordenhake Stockholm 2013

14:53, 2013, varnish on paper, light bulb, 76 x 56 x 21 cm

Installation view "Johan Thurfjell - Sweetest thing", Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala 2011 , Photo: Bo Gyllander

Installation view "Johan Thurfjell - Sweetest thing", Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala 2011 , Photo: Bo Gyllan

Installation view "Johan Thurfjell - Dead Calm", Galerie Nordenhake Berlin, 2008

Conclusion, 2009, steel, aluminium halogen lamps, 150 x 150 x 196 cm

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

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