Bjørn Okholm Skaarup: A Mythical Menagerie Arriving at Cavalier Gallery Chelsea in April

 

 

 

Sculptor Bjørn Okholm Skaarup. Image courtesy of the Artist and Cavalier Gallery.

Beginning Thursday, April 4 and running through Thursday May 18, Cavalier Gallery is pleased to present the opening of A Mythical Menagerie featuring the works of Danish artist Bjørn Okholm Skaarup at their Chelsea location (530 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011). The solo exhibition features more than 25 sculptures spanning the past decade of the artist’s oeuvre, including several new works that will be exhibited for the first time in the U.S.

Continue reading “Bjørn Okholm Skaarup: A Mythical Menagerie Arriving at Cavalier Gallery Chelsea in April”

Don’t Miss Sculptor Bjørn Okholm Skaarup’s Grand Circus on View at Cavalier Gallery NYC

 

 

 

Sculptor Bjørn Okholm Skaarup, Circus, 2022,bronze and steel, 78 x 39 x 117 in. (198.1 x 99.1 x 297.2 cm) Image courtesy Cavalier Gallery

A Koala Bassoonist! A Rhino Strongman! In Bjørn Okholm Skaarup’s grand “Circus” installation, the animals themselves are running the show. The artwork, entitled Circus, is made of bronze and steel. It measures 78 x 39 x 117 inches. The full installation is on view through May, 2023 at Cavalier Gallery, 530 West 24th Street in Chelsea.

Continue reading “Don’t Miss Sculptor Bjørn Okholm Skaarup’s Grand Circus on View at Cavalier Gallery NYC”

Hippo Ballerina & Friends Pirouette Over to One Dag Hammarskjöld Through March, 2024

 

 

 

Bjørn Okholm Skaarup, Hippo Ballerina, Hippo Ballerina, pirouette, and Rhino Harlequin, pirouette at their new destination at One Dag Hammarskjöld. Images courtesy Cavalier Galleries

Last year, New Yorkers in and around Pershing Square were treated to the whimsical outdoor sculpture installations created by Danish artist Bjørn Okholm Skaarup affectionately named Hippo Ballerina, Hippo Ballerina, pirouette, and Rhino Harlequin, pirouette.

Now, a smaller version of Hippo Ballerina has been installed at One Dag Hammarskjöld alongside her friends, Hippo Ballerina, pirouette and Rhino Harlequin, pirouette.

Continue reading “Hippo Ballerina & Friends Pirouette Over to One Dag Hammarskjöld Through March, 2024”

Cavalier Gallery Brings Hippo Ballerina to Pershing Square Plaza

 

 

 

Hippo Ballerina, Image courtesy Cavalier Galleries

Cavalier Gallery is pleased to reveal the return of Hippo Ballerina. The iconic bronze sculpture, installed in New York City’s Pershing Square Plaza West located on the west side of Park Avenue between East 41st and East 42nd Streets in Midtown Manhattan. Created by Danish artist Bjørn Okholm Skaarup, the monumental sculpture will be accompanied by Hippo Ballerina, pirouette and Rhino Harlequin, pirouette permitted as part of the New York City Department of Transportation’s Art Program.

Continue reading “Cavalier Gallery Brings Hippo Ballerina to Pershing Square Plaza”

She’s Back! Hippo Ballerina now on the Flatiron South Public Plaza

 

 

 

Hippo Ballerina at Lincoln Center District in 2017 in Dante Park

The Flatiron Partnership just welcomed Hippo Ballerina, by Danish artist Bjørn Okholm Skaarup, to the South Plaza. Inspired by Degas’ Little Dancer Aged Fourteen (Petite danseuse de quatorze ans) and the dancing hippos of Walt Disney’s Fantasia, Hippo Ballerina vividly illustrates the artist’s ability to reinterpret subjects and themes found in ancient myths, art history, modern animation, and contemporary popular culture in playful ways that engage the viewer.

Continue reading “She’s Back! Hippo Ballerina now on the Flatiron South Public Plaza”