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Danish art on show in Shoreditch

PUBLISHED: 11:00 05 February 2009 | UPDATED: 14:01 05 October 2010

Danish artist Ib Geertsen

Danish artist Ib Geertsen

A SHOREDITCH gallery today (Thursday) launches the first London solo show by Danish artist Ib Geertsen. The opening ceremony, which will be held from 6-8pm at the Rocket gallery in Shoreditch High Street, will be attended by the 90-year-old Danish artist.

A SHOREDITCH gallery today (Thursday) launches the first London solo show by Danish artist Ib Geertsen.

The opening ceremony, which will be held from 6-8pm at the Rocket gallery in Shoreditch High Street, will be attended by the 90-year-old Danish artist.

The show features mobiles, paintings, screen prints and furniture.

Geertsen is seen as a father figure of Denmark's artistic community and a forerunner of the Danish Konkrete formalist movement.

His colourful work is exhibited in museums and public spaces throughout Scandinavia.

Entry is free to the exhibition, which runs until March 28.

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