John Korner

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John Kørner (born in 1967) is a Danish artist based in Copenhagen.

Kørner was born in Aarhus, Denmark. His paintings feature a mixture of figurative and abstract imagery rendered in watered-down acrylic.[1] Some common motifs are people, animals, boats and trees.[2] In addition to works on canvas, Korner also paints on ceramics.[3]

Kørner attended the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen between 1992 and 1998.

He was awarded an Eckersberg Medal in 2012. [4]

Selected exhibitions[edit]


Painting as Presence, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin & Taidehalli, Helsinki


Statements, Art Basel

Saatchi Gallery, London


Momentum 04, Moss 2004, Norway

Painting 2004, Gallery Victoria Miro, London

Superdanish, Toronto, Canada

The design of Productions, Gallery Maze, Torino, Italy


Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå, Sweden

The Greenland Problem, Herning Artmuseum, Denmark


Be On Show, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen

POST, Galleri Franz Pedersen Horsens, Denmark


Theater, Arhus Artmuseum – Project-room-installation


Dig Og John’s Engagement, Galleri Søren Houmann, Copenhagen


  1. ^ Angela Rosenberg, Performing Colours[dead link], Archived 2005-08-28 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ John Korner at Victoria Miro Gallery from
  3. ^ Victoria Miro press release from
  4. ^ "Tildelinger af medaljer". Akademiraadet. Archived from the original on 2 February 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2014.

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