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Magnus Gjoen is a London-based contemporary artist.

History[edit]

Born to Norwegian parents, Magnus Gjoen grew up in Switzerland, Denmark, Italy, and the UK[1]. Gjoen studied fine art and fashion design, which led him to a career in fashion, working for brands such as Vivienne Westwood [2]

Career[edit]

Magnus Gjoen’s artwork uses recurring themes such as destructive beauty, dualism, portraiture, revisiting the past, war, and religion[3].

Some of his artwork is housed in Soho House Amsterdam, The Wallace Museum[4], The Curtain London, 19 Dutch, Wringer & Mangle, Flavour Bastard, Kate Moss' home[5], and more. His artworks have also been featured on the cover of music albums including James The Band[6], As Lions Band, and Thunder.

Gjoen has also collaborated with brands including Baldi Home Jewels (2019).[7], Skateptych[8], Burton Snowboards (2015), Johnnie Walker, Wrap Me Up, 007 Book commissioned by Ian Fleming, and The Wallace Collection[4]

Exhibitions[edit]

Magnus Gjoen has exhibited in various galleries around the world since 2012.[9]

His most recent exhibitions from 2018 include:

  • June 28th – JEALOUS GALLERY SHOREDITCH / (IT’S NOT) THE END / SOLO SHOW[9]
  • June – MUSEUM OF ART / HAIFA ISRAEL/ GROUP SHOW[9]
  • June 3rd – ART YARD SALE / BRIGHTON / GROUP SALE[9]
  • May 22nd – ROYAL OVERSEAS LEAGUE/ LIBERTY GALLERY/ GROUP SHOW[9]
  • May 9th -13th - AAF / HAMPSTEAD / LIBERTY GALLERY / ART FAIR[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lark, Jasmine. "Biograpy of Magnus Gjoen". Widewalls. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  2. ^ Anon. "Magnus Gjoen, an interview with the fashion designer turned artist". Inspiring City. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  3. ^ Frigerio, Rossella. "Magnus Gjoen and the Creative Force of Juxtapositions". One Blue Dot. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  4. ^ a b Anon. "Magnus Gjoen - Wonders of the natural world". The Wallace Collection. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  5. ^ Collyer, Annie. "The British Art Chosen by Kate Moss to Redecorate her Home". Country and Townhouse. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  6. ^ Murray, Robin. "James Announce New Album 'Living In Extraordinary Times'". Clash Music. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  7. ^ Anon. "Magnus Gjoen". Baldi Home Jewels. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  8. ^ Anon. "Magnus Gjoen". Skateptych. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  9. ^ a b c d e f Anon. "Magnus Gjoen". Magnus Gjoen. Retrieved 8 July 2019.