V1 Gallery

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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:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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. ^ a b "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. ^ a b Sherwood, Seth (9 Oct 2009). "Danes' Meatpacking District". The New York Times. Retrieved 23 Feb 2019.

Coordinates: 55°40′03″N 12°33′41″E / 55.6676°N 12.5613°E / 55.6676; 12.5613