Thomas Akhøj Ibsen

Kunstner, kunstklinker & Cand.Mag. i filosofi og kulturformidling

What´s art really meant to do?

There is widespread agreement that art is very important. But why? That’s a somewhat troublesome question. Let’s boil it down to three core types of ideology. I like to build classification systems that brutally simplifies the strangeness and multitude of views on art. It’s gonna be a little simplistic, so eat a grain of salt:-) So what is art really […]

Into the Archive – Old Sculptures from bygone Youth

  The game is afoot. I made a promise in my last post and I always keep my promises (and debt). Here are some old and some new steampunked sculptures. The picture quality is way better, because I have a photo-tent and semi-pro lighting now. Aha…Look isn’t it marvelous:-)   [su_carousel source=”media: 3695,3690,3689,3688,3692″ limit=”10″ link=”image” target=”blank” width=”800″ height=”800″ items=”1″ speed=”400″][su_carousel source=”media: 3644,3645,3646,3647,3648,3649,3650,3651″ limit=”37″ […]

Make It Grand, 1/2

Jeg er igang med et meget stort oliemaleri! Det måler ca. 220cm*150cm, så det er det største jeg nogensinde har arbejdet med. Her er et par billeder af mit research materiale. Jeg har ladet mig inspirere af de helt store kanoner fra kunsthistorien: Kubismen fra Picasso, lidt abstrakt ekspressionisme fra Pollock og en lille snert af Dali´s surrealisme. Der er [...]