Elling Reitan’s Apocalypse 2009 in NYC


From June 23 Elling Reitan will exhibit “Apocalypse 2009” at A. Jain Marunouchi Gallery in New York through July 11. This is his 10th solo exhibition in New York.

Reitan has drawn and painted all his life, but it took several years before he decided to become a fulltime artist. Today he is one of Norway’s most critically acclaimed and popular artists. He studied under Odd Nerdrum from 1982-87, and graphics under Bjørn Sverbo.

Since 1987, Reitan has held a number of solo exhibitions at home and abroad, including in New York, Montreal, Hannover, Seattle, Tokyo, in addition to Oslo and Trondheim. He has also participated in several international group exhibitions. 


In 2000, Reitan was the year’s Nobel Artist and in 2005 he was “Leiv Erikson artist” in Minnesota. The latest book about Elling Reitan is called The Enigmatic Angel, and is written by a well-known Danish art writer, Ole Lindboe.

Where: A. Jain Marunouchi Gallery, 24 West 57th Street New York, NY 10019.

When: June 23 – July 11. Opening reception: June 23, 5:30 – 7:30 PM.

Info: Tel: 212 – 969 – 9660. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 11 – 5 PM

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