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Give Them What They Don’t Know They Want Yet

Real life Don Draper, Alexander Peitersen, founder of leading Copenhagen advertising agency Reputation is not only a brilliant ad man but also a passionate art collector. Alexander acquired his first artwork as a teenager and hasn’t stopped since.

“Art has been a part of my life for so long now that I can’t imagine what it would feel like to live without it. There would be a void, my home would be naked. Art for me is like a bridge to another dimension. It forces me to stop and think. My taste in art is broad but for me, great art has to leave me wondering.”

He shares with us his favorite galleries and emerging artists.

Asger Dybvad Larsen, artist

Born 1990
Lives and works in Aarhus, Denmark

BA from the Jutland Art Academy
He is currently part of the MFA programme at Malmö Art Academy
Graduating from the Jutland Art Academy in 2017

Asger Dybvad Larsen
Pressure of paint tray paintings, 2015
http://asgerdybvadlarsen.blogspot.dk/

Bjarne Melgaard, Norwegian artist

Born 9 September 1967
Based in New York
http://bjarnemelgaard.com/

Untitled, 2012
Original lithograph in 10 colours
95 x 65 cm
Edition of 30, signed and numbered
£1800 (ICA Members £1350)
http://www.ica.org.uk/

Louisiana, Museum

Louisiana
GGl Strandvej 13
3050 Humlebæk
Denmark
http://www.louisiana.dk/

Tove Storch, Danish artist

1981, Denmark
Contact: gallery@nilsstaerk.dk
Tove Storch, Untitled (blue/blue)
Installation view, Nils Stærk, 2011
http://tovestorch.net/

Hauser & Wirth, Gallery

Limmatstrasse 270
rich, Schweiz
http://www.hauserwirth.com/

Nils Stærk, Gallery, Copenhagen

Ny Carlsberg Vej 68
1760 Copenhagen
Denmark
http://www.nilsstaerk.dk