Casper SĂ¸lberg Danish PAINTER and PHOTO ARTIST Lives and works in Skanderborg, Denmark Born 1970 Master in Art History and visual communication from the universities of Aarhus and Aalborg, Denmark (1998).
EXHIBITIONS: Atelier Klint, Sylt, GERMANY L’Autre Magazine, LONDON LEICA Cameras [online submission], GERMANY/INT. Vendsyssel Museum [Group], DK GALLERY Art’n Time, DK Silkeborg High School, DK Telenor, DK Skanderborg High School, DK Bjerringbro High School, DK Pilgrim Jewellery, DK Mannaz, DK Sonofon, DK
ABOUT SĂ˜LBERGS PAINTINGS: Action-packed and cartoon-like still-lifes starring living skulls. The skulls are also disguised as art thieves, soldiers, astronauts, divers or popes - and often suffers from stage frieght ... The paintings are inspired by animated movies and the scenes and are seen through camera lenses, golden frames, movie frames, shark tanks or laser alarms. All scenery is arranged like flat theatre settings and uses props stolen from the history of art. Inspired by the Baroque vanitas paintings of the 17. century these allegoric mazes both challenges the spectators and at the same time catches them on surveillance camera - smiling ...
SELECTED TITLES: 'Grand Theft Art I & II' 'Major Tom: A Modern Icarus' 'Still Life with Beluga Caviar' 'Caught Red Handed' 'Still Life with Angry Pope' 'Guerilla Warfare' 'The V.I.P.' INSPIRATION: Tintin and other comic books. Baroque vanitas and still life paintings. Animated and cartoon movies. Old masterpieces from the history of art.
"Guerilla Warfare" 2011 150x100 cm Acrylic on canvas.
'Kraken' 2011 100x150 cm Acrylic on canvas
'Caught Red Handed' 2010 120x220 cm Acrylic on MDF
"Director's Cut" 2011 50x60 cm Acrylic on canvas.
'Dolby Stereo' 2011 50x60 cm Acrylic on canvas
"Grand Theft Art" 2010 160x120 cm Acrylic On Wood.
"Still-Life With Beluga Caviar, Pingus Wine, Lemon And Light Fish" 2011 70x90 cm Acrylic on canvas.
"A Westcoast Scenario" 2013 40x30 cm Acrylic on canvas.
"Still-life with Opium Smoker in The Blue Lotus" 2011 50x60 cm Acrylic on canvas.
'The VIP' 2010 80x60 cm Acrylic on canvas
"The Magician" 2012 100x150 cm Acrylic on canvas.
"Spiritus Sancti" 2010 100x150 cm Acrylic on canvas.
'The Local' 2010-11 150x100 cm Acrylic on canvas
"Still-Life With Orange in Turban" 2012 70x90 cm Acrylic on canvas.
"Grand Theft Art II" 2010 120x150 cm Acrylic on canvas
'The Navigator' 2013 120x160 cm Acrylic on wood
'The Last Cigarette' 2012 60x90 cm Acrylic on woodboard
"Still-Life With Golden Cross, Surveillance Camera And Lens Flare" 2009 90x110 cm Acrylic On Canvas
'The Blue Lotus' 2010 100x120 cm Acrylic on canvas
'The Joker' 2011 70x90 cm Acrylic on canvas
'The Jackpot' 2013 40x50 cm Acrylic on canvas
'Starry, Starry Night' 2009 90x110 cm Acrylic on canvas
'The Dropdown' 2011 90x120 cm Acrylic on canvas
"Major Tom" 2010 100x150 cm Acrylic on canvas.
'Still Life With Angry Pope' 2010 80x100 cm Acrylic on canvas
The End' 2010-11 115x55 cm Acrylic on wood.
"The Subtitle" 2011 40x50 cm Acrylic on canvas.
The WRECKAGE series Photographs of stranded hardware The Westcoast of Jutland Denmark 2006-2011
WRECKAGE #017, Tversted Strand, winter 2009
WRECKAGE #015, Nr. Lyngby Strand, spring 2007
WRECKAGE #009, Fjand Badeby, summer 2008
WRECKAGE #030, Hanstholm Strand, spring 2010
WRECKAGE #007, Tornby Strand, autumn 2007
WRECKAGE #026, LĂ¸nstrup Strand, spring 2010
WRECKAGE #005, Fjand Badeby, summer 2008
WRECKAGE #021, Bulbjerg, autumn 2009
WRECKAGE #022, KlitmĂ¸ller Strand, autumn 2009
WRECKAGE #029, Hanstholm Strand, autumn 2010
WRECKAGE #001, Skallerup Strand, autumn 2006
WRECKAGE #004, Nørlev Strand, winter 2008
WRECKAGE #002, Lønstrup Strand, spring 2007
WRECKAGE #003, Skallerup Strand, autumn 2006
WRECKAGE #013, Fjand Strand, summer 2008
WRECKAGE #030, Klitmøller, autumn 2009
WRECKAGE #014, Lønstrup Strand, winter 2008
WRECKAGE #011, Løkken Strand, autumn 2007
The GRAINS Series Photographs of Sand Shot on location in Northern Jutland Denmark 2008-2010
GRAINS #005, Kjul Strand, autumn 2008
GRAINS #004, Kjul Strand, autumn 2008
GRAINS #014, LĂ¸nstrup Strand, spring 2010
GRAINS #017, Lønstrup Strand, spring 2010
GRAINS #002, Nørlev Strand, autumn 2008
The ROOTS Series Photographs of Tree Roots Shot on location in Mariannelund & St. Hallmare Sweden Summer 2008
ROOTS #001, Mariannelund, summer 2008
ROOTS #007, Mariannelund, summer 2008
PLEASE VISIT www.CasperSoelberg.dk - for more information, studio visits, orders or inquieries.