Galerie Asbęk was founded in 1975 in Copenhagen by Jacob and Patricia Asbęk.|
Since the opening in 1975 the gallery has represented several generations of Danish and international artists.
Exhibition view from Torben Christensen: "O Pilgrim" in Galerie Asbęk.
From the beginning well-known artists such as Wilhelm Freddie, Carl-Henning Pedersen and Robert Jacobsen established the reputation of the gallery.
Today the gallery also has a strong representation of artists from the 80's and 90's working with painting, sculpture, video, installation, as well as photography.
In the basement Martin Asbęk the son of Jacob and Patricia Asbęk now runs his own gallery Martin Asbęk Projects. Read more www.maprojects.dk.
Galerie Asbęk co-operates with Danish and international artmuseums and take part in art fairs in Denmark and abroad.
In 2001 Jacob and Patricia Asbęk opened a large exhibition space in Mallorca - Centro Cultural Andratx. Many of Galerie Asbęks' artists have lived and exhibited here along with international artists such as Markus Oehlen, Les Rogers, Martin Parr, Cosima von Bonin etc.
Foundation year: 1975
Director(s): Patricia & Jacob Asbaek