Denise Bibro Fine Art, 529 West 20th Street, Chelsea, New York City, is pleased to announce In the Air: New York, featuring artists Sol Kjøk and Peter Max-Jakobsen, June 2- July 2, 2016. This joint exhibition is comprised of two-dimensional works accompanied by a one-time live interdisciplinary performance, Whispers in the Air.

In the Air is a collaborative investigation of interconnectivity of visual expression and mystical science theory. Through serendipitous development, Kjøk and Max-Jakobsen’s work parallel in imagery and meaning. Intertwined figures composed by line, mark, and color represent the unity between native spirituality and its growing validation in the scientific community. The repetitive and chaotic figural compositions, alongside fluid, biomorphic forms, convey the sense of oneness while still singularly consistent with spiritual experience. It seems to be an eerie fate that both these artists have found each other.

Born in Norway, Sol Kjøk is a New York based artist whom has been featured in numerous shows worldwide as well as taught and lectured at universities across the United States. Kjøk is represented in public collections such as the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Nordic Museum of Drawing, and the Osten Museum of Drawing, as well as private collections. She founded NOoSPHERE Arts, a nonprofit exhibition and performance venue, on the Lower East Side, a collaborative arts platform called Last Frontier NYC as well as Mothership NYC, an arts collective in Brooklyn.

Peter Max-Jakobsen is an established Danish artist that has been featured in multiple museum exhibitions at the Vendsyssel Museum of Art, Vestjysk Museum of Art and the Kastrupgaard Collection Art Museum. Max-Jakobsen is a board member of the Hjørring Graphic Workshop, and taught material experimentation and sketching methods at the Royal Academy in The Hague. He has completed many successful commissions for various associations, including The Criminal Court of Hjørring and Bergenser Law Firm.

Both artists will be present at the reception.

Live Performance: Whispers in the Air, June 9th 6-8pm
Katy Gunn and Autumn Kioti Moonface: a continuation of the interdisciplinary collaboration that first took place at Last Frontier NYC in October of last year.

In The Air: New York

Sol Kjøk and Peter Max-Jakobsen
June 2 - July 2, 2016
Opens June 2, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Works

Stitched with Its Color

Sol Kjøk, Stitched with Its Color, 2008-13

Digimigidig

Peter Max-Jakobsen, Digimigidig, 2015

Strings Attached

Sol Kjøk, Strings Attached, 2008-13

Encroaching

Peter Max-Jakobsen, Encroaching, 2016

Whole Hearted I

Peter Max-Jakobsen, Whole Hearted I, 2016

For A Hundred Miles

Sol Kjøk, For A Hundred Miles, 2016

Push and Pull

Sol Kjøk, Push and Pull, 2012

Your Place in the Family of Things

Sol Kjøk, Your Place in the Family of Things, 2006

Like the Snapping of Bones

Sol Kjøk, Like the Snapping of Bones, 2013

Pulling Through

Sol Kjøk, Pulling Through, 2012

Let Yourself Tumble III

Sol Kjøk, Let Yourself Tumble III, 2016

Whole Hearted II

Peter Max-Jakobsen, Whole Hearted II, 2016

Live Lives On III

Sol Kjøk, Live Lives On III, 2016

That it Break Open and Never Close Again

Sol Kjøk, That it Break Open and Never Close Again, 2012

Loosing It

Peter Max-Jakobsen, Loosing It, 2016

Meanwhile the World Goes On

Sol Kjøk, Meanwhile the World Goes On, 2012

Parallel People

Peter Max-Jakobsen, Parallel People, 2016

Balancing Act II

Sol Kjøk, Balancing Act II, 2013

Detached

Peter Max-Jakobsen, Detached, 2016

In Sight

Peter Max-Jakobsen, In Sight, 2014

In Flesh

Peter Max-Jakobsen, In Flesh, 2014

Detached, Too

Peter Max-Jakobsen, Detached, Too, 2016

Jern

Peter Max-Jakobsen, Jern , 2016

Red Torso

Peter Max-Jakobsen, Red Torso, 2011

Here Comes The Sun

Sol Kjøk, Here Comes The Sun, 2016


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