Jesper Just

Born:
1974
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Nationality:
Denmark
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APT London
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  • The 2014 season has begun. While popular shows of artists like Magritte, Hopper, and Carrie Mae Weems continue their travels, dozens of new exhibition devoted to modern and contemporary art are opening across the country. Here are some observations.

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  • This week, the fall art season kicked off, and our trusty staff made it outdoors, tasked, as usual, with summarizing what they saw.

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  • The University of Michigan Museum of Art opened its fall schedule of exhibitions with three shows. The exhibitions feature a Seoul-based collaborative

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  • James Cohan Gallery Shanghai presents Intermission, a three-week program of international films and videos from February 19 to March 9, 2011.

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  • Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) announces new artists that will be presenting work at Sharjah Biennial 11 (SB11), March 13–May 13, 2013, in Sharjah, Unit

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  • For those who have the 55th Venice Biennale on their itineraries, we offer quick picks in the form of slide shows, appearing over the coming days

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  • This month, we traveled to Detroit to interview Tate Osten, founder and curator of the innovative multimedia and light-based art museum, Kunsthalle Detroit. As Osten gave us a tour of the current exhibit "Time and Place" (closing late September), she discussed the challenges of launching the venue in one of the country's most troubled cities, and talked about her hopes that the museum will help revive the Motor City.

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  • The Danish Pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale will feature a multi-channel film by the artist Jesper Just. The project will consist of five films played simultaneously on a loop that examine “architectural pastiche and cultural dislocation,” particularly that of Paris, according to a release from the Danish Arts Council.

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  • The 55th Venice Biennale will open its doors on June 1st with the usual fanfare as the who's who of the international art scene arrive for the inauguration and award ceremony. This year's theme, "Il Papazzo Enciclopedia – The Encyclopedic Palace" aims to provide a space for an imaginary museum that collects the ‘world's knowledge’

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  • In its own quiet way, Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions was one of the standout art events of 2009.

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  • Who was this person with resources and ideas advocating and seeding structural changes in the Atlanta arts ecology?

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  • 10 Captivating Exhibitions Opening this Week

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  • The artfully constructed and enigmatic short films of Jepser Just lure the viewer into their characters’ dramatic situations and personal relationships

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  • Soon after the announcement that he would represent Denmark in the 2013 Venice Biennale, Jesper Just mounted three video installations at his new gallery in New York.

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  • Musée d’art contemporain de Val-de-Marne—known more briefly as MAC/VAL—is a stunning surprise of an exhibition space in a suburb south of Paris

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BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1974 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Jesper Just lives and works in New York. Just’s films explore and dismember the social stereotypes associated with masculinity, which still connote vio