V1 Gallery

V1 Gallery is a contemporary art gallery located in the Meatpacking District of Copenhagen, Denmark.[1] It was founded in 2002 by designer Jesper Elg and photographer Peter Funch.[2] V1 Gallery gained international notability by being the first art gallery in Scandinavia to exhibit international street art pioneers such as Banksy (UK) and Eine (UK),[1] the Faile artist collective (US/JAP), Futura 2000 (US), Zevs (FR) and OBEY / Shepard Fairey (US).[3] The gallery has been listed as "Copenhagen's coolest art gallery"[4] by The New York Times, and listed in ArtNet's "Best contemporary galleries in Europe".[2]

The gallery's best known projects include:

References

  1. Hoggard, Liz (1 Jun 2017). "VESTERBRO: 10 THINGS TO DO IN COPENHAGEN'S FASHIONABLE MEAT PACKING DISTRICT". The Independent. Copenhagen, DK. Retrieved 23 Feb 2019.
  2. "Vecchio Continente scrigno dell'arte contemporanea. Le migliori gallerie in Europa" [Old Continent casket of contemporary art. The best galleries in Europe]. Arts Life. 13 Aug 2015. Retrieved 23 Feb 2019.
  3. AOK description of V1 Gallery (in Danish)
  4. Sherwood, Seth (9 Oct 2009). "Danes' Meatpacking District". The New York Times. Retrieved 23 Feb 2019.

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