Malmo Konsthall Stages Exhibition of Painter, Sculptor and Filmmaker Poul Gernes


MALMO, SWEDEN.- The painter, sculptor and filmmaker Poul Gernes (1925-1996) is considered a modern classic and numbers among the most influential of Scandinavian artists. He constantly sought to link art to life by means of colour and design. In the 50 years Poul Gernes was active he had numerous exhibitions and he shaped the face of more than 150 buildings in Denmark. He left behind an impressive ›uvre, which is fascinating on account of its extraordinary complexity. Malmö Konsthall and Lunds konsthall are staging a dual exhibition that provide a comprehensive insight into his art. The exhibition, on view from May 21 through August 21 2011, sheds clear light on the important stages in Gernes’ develop-