Biography

JENS CHRISTIAN TOP
born 1950 in Esbjerg, Denmark



traces of human beings
present themselves autonomously
objets trouvé stolen from the real world
some elements of retrospectiveness in the motifs
Bakersfield, Harzen, Cala Bona - suppliers of readymades





Solo exhibitions


På Vej og Gade (In the streets), Museum of Copenhagen 1997
Under Himmel og Jord (Beneath heaven and earth), Esbjerg Art Museum 1999
På Tobisfiskeri, Fisheries and Maritime Museum, Esbjerg 1999-2000
På Tobisfiskeri, Dalane Folkemuseum, Egersund, Norway 2001
Fishing for Sand Eels, Museum Vlaardingen, Rotterdam, Holland 2001
Fishing for Sand Eels, Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Scotland 2002
Død i Paris (Dead in Paris), Phototek Esbjerg 2002
Sidste øjeblik (Last moment), Ribe County Seat 2006
På Grænsen (At the border), Sønderborg Castle 2016

 


photo 1958: Peder Top






Group exhibtions 


Eighth British Print Biennale, Bradford, England 
Charlottenborgs Forårsudstilling
Kunstnernes Sommerudstilling
Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling
Kunstnernes Påskeudstilling 
Den Gamle Lygte
Danish Visual Artists

 







Publications


Politiken, 2. sektion, 23. august 1997
HRYMFAXE, Nr. 3, September 1997
Berlingske Tidende, 4. sektion, 17. oktober 1997
På Tobisfiskeri - Fishing for Sandeels - Auf Sandaal Fang,
© Fiskeri- og Søfartsmuseet og Jens Chr. Top, 2000
Kunstmagasinet Janus, Nr. 1, Marts 2014
Kunstmagasinet Janus, Nr. 4, December 2015



 


photo 2017: Hanne Louise Knudsen




 

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