Bjarne Melgaard

Selected works by Bjarne Melgaard

Bjarne Melgaard
Untitled (Fear of Les Super)


Oil on canvas

200 x 300 cm
Bjarne Melgaard


Oil on canvas

180 x 180 cm
Bjarne Melgaard


Oil on canvas

180 x 180 cm
Bjarne Melgaard
Untitled (Kurtis Blow)


Oil on canvas

200 x 300 cm
Bjarne Melgaard
Untitled (Daddy...Daddy...)


Oil on canvas

200 x 300 cm
Bjarne Melgaard
Untitled (Dead Hooker)


Oil on canvas

200 x 300 cm

Bjarne Melgaard's Biography

Born in 1967, Sydney, Australia
Lives and works in New York


The Sadistic Skater, Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm

Bjarne Melgaard: Neon Angel, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp
Inside Patricia, Patricia Low, Gstaad
Synthetic Slut: A Novel by Bjarne Melgaard, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
Rod Bianco, Oslo, Norway
Super Normal, De Appel Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jealous, Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen, Norway
Bjarne Melgaard , Jealous, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York
Chickenhawk, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
A Kidwhore in Manhattan, A Novel, Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Germany
Greenland, A Novel, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
Art Brussels, Galerie Krinziger and Galerie Faurschou
Every Body Counts, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway

Galerie Anne Villepoix, Paris
Baro Cruz, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Galeria Senda, Barcelona
Mommy’s Boy and Daddy’s Girl, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
The Glamour Chase, Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark
Gallerie Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden

Malmnstmuseum, Malmallo Maybe, Haugar Museum of Art, Trg
A Weekend of Painting: A Novel by Les Super, Leo Koenig Inc., New York
Les Super, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

Minipigs in Space, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria

Fin de Copenhague, Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen
Galeria Senda, Barcelona
Hallo Maybe, Haugar Museum of Art, Oslo-Tonsberg (catalogue)
Jasmin la nuit, The Horse Hospital, London
Life is a Lonely Buffalo, Niels Borch Jensen Gallery, Berlin
Not a Painting Show, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp
Part 1: Chihuahua Hunger All Words Destroy, Galerie Crone, Berlin

A Concept of Rape, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York
Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden

Skam, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen (catalogue)
Bjarne Melgaard - The End of the Professional Teenager, Pollack Fine Art at Sketch,London
Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm

Black Low: The Punk Movement Was Just Hippies with Short Hair, MARTa Herfordshire
Museum, Hannover, Germany (catalogue)
Interface to God, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany (catalogue)
Beginnings, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna
Nothing Special, Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen

Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm
Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria

Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm
The Mutilation of the Apes, Alleged Gallery, New York
New Works, Nils Staerk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Myth of a Young Washing Machine, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo
The Only Weapon you have in a Society like this is a Clear Mind, Galleri Riis, Oslo

Everything American is Evil, The Return to Constantinople, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (catalogue)
More Pricks than Kicks, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway(catalogue)
Galleri Riis, Oslo
Norweigian Gothic and One Fruitbat, Arndt & Partner, Zurich

Free From Content, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (catalogue)


Lars Bohman Galleri, Stockholm
5th Anniversary Exhibition, Patricia Low, Geneva
Sweat, Patricia Low, Gstaad
Forced Exposure, Team Gallery, NY
Norse Soul, Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC

DAMASCUS, Rod Bianco, Oslo
Latte in Watte, Galery Riis, Oslo
Nachspiel/ Vorspiel, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen
The Bichon Frisn Art, Art Since the Summer of Â’69, New York, a project by Edward J.Shephard Jr.
Peeps/Pistoletto, Graduate Center, City University of New York, organized by Linda Norden
Helsingborg Loves Malmunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden

Works on Paper by Gallery Artists and Ricci Albenda, Greene Naftali, New York
Works on Paper, Patricia Low Gallery, Gstaad, Switzerland
Accrochage, Faurschou Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Painting Now and Forever, Part II, Greene Naftali and Matthew Marks, New York
That’s The Way It Is, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Germany

Euro-Centric, Part 1: New European Art from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami
25 Years/25 Jahre, Anniversary Exhibition, Galerie Crone, Berlin
Off the Wall, with Patricia Low Contemporary, Rental Gallery, New York
Destroy Athens, 1st Athens Biennial 2007, Athens
Beneath the Underdog, Gagosian Gallery (Madison Avenue), New York
Rock N Roll Vol. 1, Sdet Art Museum, Kristiansand, Norway
Daydreams and Nightmares, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway
The Aggression of Beauty II, Arndt & Partner, Berlin
Gallery swap with Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Hotel, London
Norrkgs Konstmuseum, Norrkg, Sweden

Marie-Louise Ekman / Bjarne Melgaard, Malmnstmuseum, Malmweden
Helter / Helter, Galerie Anne De Villepoix, Paris
Reflections, Galerie Faurschou, Copenhagen
Superstars: The Celebrity Factor, From Warhol to Madonna, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
In a Norwegian Wood, Norwegian Art of the Last Decade at the Zacheta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw, Poland
Playlist, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
After Munch: Norwegian Contemporary Art, Pollock Fine Art, London

Papier, Galerie Guido W Baudach, Berlin
Goetz meets Falckenberg, Phoenix Kunststiftung, Hamburg
Superstars: The Celebrity Factor, From Warhol to Madonna, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Willy Wonka Inc, Galleri SE, Bergen
W139, Amsterdam
Bjarne Melgaard introducing Andy Warhol TV June, The Horse Hospital, London

Scream, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Expressive Nordic Painting, Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen
Tirol Transfer, Oesterreichisches Kulturforum, Warsaw
Secrets of the '90s', Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Arnhem, Netherlands
In a Norwegian Wood, Norwegian Art Of The Last Decade, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
Diarys & Dreams, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal
The Black Album, Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milano
Phoenix Hamburg (Collection Falckenberg)
Galerie Senda, Barcelona
Central Station - the Harald Falckenberg collection, Maison Rouge, Paris
PLAYLIST, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Tra Est e Ovest, Gas Art Gallery, Torino
TABOO ! The Art of Exotica Entertainment, Roger Pailhas, Marseille
Twilight, Gimpel Fils, London
De bortbjudna Malmt Museum is visiting Rooseum, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmodels & Mavericks : Exceptional Positions in the Collection Contemporary Art, Museum het Domain, Sittard, Nertherlands
The Painting never dries..., Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
Phantom of Desire. Visions of Masochism in Art, Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum, Joanneum, Graz
Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen
Moderna Museet c/o BAC, Baltic Art Center, Visby, Sweden
M_ARS - Art and War, Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz
Bjarne Melgaard, Svent Jolle, Joꫬe Tuerlinckx, Erik van Lieshout, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerpen
Group Show, Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen

Hommage an Rudolf Schwarzkogler,Galerie Krinzinger,Vienna
Extension:Works from the Collection, Magasin 3, Stockholm Konsthall

New Heimat, Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt

Sharing Exoticisms, 5th Biennale de Lyon
Civil disobedience, Sammlung Falckenberg, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover
GalerSenda, Barcelona
Sammlung Falkenberg, Hamburg
Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm
The myth of a young washing machine, Oslo Museum of Contemporary Art Galleri Riis,Oslo
Rck und Ausblick, Kunstmuseum Bonn
Momentum 2000, Momentum - Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway
Organising Freedom - Nordic art in the 90s, Charlottenborg udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen

Zeitwenden - Retrospect and Outlook, Kunstmuseum Bonn
Moon over Islam, Stedelijk Museum for Aktuelle Kunst, Gent. Smak, Belgium
Umfeld, Umwelt, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels

Manifesta II, European Biennale of Contemporary Art, Luxemburg
XXIV Biennale de Sao Paulo, curated by Bart de Bare and Maretta Jaukurii
Soft Core Arkipelag TV, curated by Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Historical Museum Stockholm
Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam

Museum van hedendaagse Kunst, Gent