Birgit Birkkjær Winter Field

Birgit Birkkjær, 65bb Ode for the Ocean, linen and stones, shells, fossils, etc. from the sea
30” x 30” x 4,” 2019, Sold individually

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birgit birkkjaer

Birgit Birkkjaer
65bb 2/14 folded basket, linen and sea buckthron, 4” x 5” x 5”, 2011, SOLD
56bb 26/10, striped basket with black fields and barberry, 4" x 6" x 6", 2011, $600 SOLD
25bb 1-00 linen and quills, 4” x 4.35” x 4.5”, 2000, $500 (on hold)


birgit birkkjaer

25bb (1-00), Birgit Birkkjaer, linen, with quills, 4" x 4.5" x 4.5", 2000, $500 (on hold)


birgit birkkjaer



56bb #26/10, striped basket with black fields and barberry, 4" x 6" x 6", 2011 SOLD

Selected collections:
Danish Art Foundation; Ellen and Knud Dalhoff Larsens Foundation, Frederiksberg, Denmark; County of Aarhus, Municipality of Aarhus, Denmark; Design Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark. Exhibition venues: Round Tower, Sao Paolo, Brazil; National Art Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden; Aarhus Art Building, Denmark; Museum of Applied Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark; Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen, Denmark; City Hall, Hohen Neuendorf, Germany; Szombathely, Hungary; Herning Museum, Denmark; International Competition, Nagoya, Japan; Craft Office, Bonn, Germany; Wayne Art Center, Pennsylvania; Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Gallery, Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan; Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey.


birgit birkkjaer


65bb 2/14 folded basket, linen and sea buckthron, 4” x 5” x 5”, 2011, SOLD

Statement:
Ode for the Ocean is composed of many small woven boxes with items from the sea -- stones, shells, fossils and so on -- on their lids. It started as a diary-project when we moved to the sea some years ago. We moved from an area with woods, and as I have always used materials from the place where I live and where I travel, it was obvious I needed now to draw sea-related elements into my art work.