In his first solo exhibition in the U.S, Danish artist Peter Callesen presents Folded Thoughts featuring new paper-cutout sculptures and vitrines. The works, which are on view at Peter Rubenstein Gallery in New York, transform a simple two-dimensional white sheet of paper into a fantastical three-dimensional object. The objects on view reference fairy tales and children games, including images of castles, ruins, religious figures, skeletons, trees and cloud formations. In the past, Callesen has utilized snow, ice, ink and watercolor as his primary materials.
Callesen studied at Det Jyske Kunstakademi in Arhus, Denmark and is a graduate of Goldsmiths College in London. In 2009, the artist wall have a solo exhibition at the Museum of Religious Art in Lemvig, Denmark. The artist current loves and works in Copenhagen.