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Woods 2015

In this debut solo exhibition Monika Kühne Jørgensen presents work inspired by her curiosity to understand Northern European identity. A concept that has proven to be elusive at best. Her investigations have led to the imagery of woodlands: the forest as a metaphor for a shared European cultural space. The sparsely planted tree-landscapes evoke a ‘forest-dream’ as imbedded into our collective consciousness by the fairy tales read out to us as children. The small landscape sketches of European identity have resolved themselves into places of wonder, magic and opportunity with on occasion a sinister undertone. The woodlands are positioned between a childhood dream, imagined reality and specific places.

Scandinavian landscapes, Nordic tales and Northern European turn-of-the- century painters all contribute to Kühne Jørgensen’s compositions, which are imbued with an ethereal and atmospheric quality. Her style for this particular project has developed into an idiosyncratic language with always the vertical movement of the trees as an echoing feature across this series of paintings.

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Witch Wood

Oil on canvas board

London 2015

With frame: 39 x 29 x 3.7 cm

Three Deer in Forest

Three Deer in Forest

Oil on linen

London 2015

With frame: (ca 52x67x3.5)

Flood (at night)

Flood (at night)

Oil on canvas board

London 2015

With frame: 38 x 28 x 3.5 cm

Athenians

Athenians

Oil on linen

London 2007

With frame: 45 x 52 x 4 cm

Pinewood

Pinewood

Oil on canvas board

London 2015

With frame: 28.7 x 23.5 x 3.5 cm

Athenians

Kalevala

Oil on cardboard

London 2015

With frame: 39 x 28.5 x 3.2 cm

Flood (at night)

Wildfire

Oil on canvas board

London 2015

With frame : 38 x 28 x 3.7 cm

Athenians

Dusk

Oil on canvas

London 2015

With frame: 33.5 x 28.5 x 3 cm

Flood (at night)

Annunciation

Oil on canvas board

London 2015

With frame: 39 x 29 x 3.7 cm

Athenians

Two Storm Wood

Oil on canvas board

London 2015

With frame: 38.5 x 28.5 x 3.2 cm

My space

My Space

Oil on board

London 2008

With frame: ca:123 x 75 x 4 cm

Het Hert en het Meisje

Het Hert en het Meisje (The Deer and the Girl)

Oil on board

London 2008

With frame: 67 x 43.5 x 2.8 cm