Gunnar Aagaard Andersen

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About Gunnar Aagaard Andersen

A pioneer of Danish modernism, Gunnar Aagaard Andersen (1919-1982, Denmark) was a multidisciplinary artist, writer, architect, and furniture designer who focused on form and material. He studied at the School of Arts and Crafts (Copenhagen) and the Academy of Art (Copenhagen). In 1951, he joined Groupe Espace in Paris, a collective that explored spatial art and was seminal to the concrete art movement's development. Aagaard Andersen taught at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (Copenhagen) in the 1960's and continued his art practice, working with unexpected media and materials.

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