Liv Blåvarp

Liv Blåvarp by Per-Erik Beck Bjørnback

Liv Blåvarp is particularly well known for her sculptural jewellery made of wood, a material she particularly appreciates for its tactile qualities. Liv Blåvarp has produced pieces for display in public space. Here solo exhibitions include Kunstnerforbundet (2011, 2005), Nordens Hus, Reykjavik (2003), Sørlandets kunstmuseum (2001), Röhsska Museet, Gothenbourg (2005), Lillehammer kunstmuseum (2017) and Galleri Format Oslo (2021). Blåvarp has been awarded numerous prizes and awards, including the Bavarian State Award, the Jacob Prize by Norsk Form in 1997, the Prince Eugen Medal in 2003, and the Torsten and Wanja Söderberg Prize. She is represented in numerous museums, including LACMA (US), Museum Angewandte Kunst (DE), KODE (NO), National Museum of Scotland (UK), Nationalmuseum (SE), Röhsska Museum (SE), The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Houston (US), The Mint Museum (US), Designmuseum Danmark (DK), Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (CA), The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design (NO) and the Powerhouse Museum (AU).

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