21.11.05. Björkholmen Gallery – Elisabeth Westerlund

Björkholmen Gallery – Elisabeth Westerlund – How Like a Winter Has My Absence Been – October 02 to November 04, 2021 – Rödbodtorget 2, 111 52 Stockholm, Sweden

ABOUT the artist
Elisabeth Westerlund (f 1965) lives and works in Stockholm. She is educated at Empire State College, New York;
Birkagårdens Folkhögskola, Stockholm, and Glass Factory in Boda. She has been represented by Björkholmen
Gallery since 2006 and is included in collections at Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Malmö Museum, Statens
Konstråd and Gävle Kommun, and several public commissions. https://www.elisabethwesterlund.com/

ABOUT the exhibition
“This past winter I had a feeling of being dissolved. I immersed myself in glittering snow and naked trees, obsessively blocking out the world beyond my daily walks. With no one’s gaze upon me, the border between what was internal and what was external became vague, reflections in icy puddles were the only things looking back at me. This curious sensation from the past year informed the process behind the works in How Like a Winter Has My Absence Been.”

Elisabeth Westerlund, 2021

ABOUT the gallery
Björkholmen Gallery is happy to present Elisabeth Westerlund’s sixth solo
exhibition with the gallery.
Björkholmen Gallery
Rödbodtorget 2
111 52 Stockholm, Sweden
+46 733125573
Tuesday–Friday 12—17
Saturday 12—16


According to our data, Björkholmen Gallery is an active Stockholm-based established Private Gallery. Björkholmen Gallery is a 26-year-old Private Gallery showing mostly Painting with a focus on Arte Povera.
Since they were established in 1995 they have had at least 104 exhibitions (74 solo shows and 30 group shows) with 84 artists (for more information, see shows).
Björkholmen Gallery participated in no less than 9 art fairs, in Stockholm, Stockholm, and elsewhere. The first fair Björkholmen Gallery participated in was Stockholm Smart Show 1997 in Stockholm in 1997. They have most frequently exhibited with MARKET in Stockholm, Sweden (7 times) and Stockholm Smart Show in Stockholm, Sweden (1 time).
Björkholmen Gallery’s first verified exhibition was “Thomas Ruff” in Stockholm in 2000 with the artist Thomas Ruff. Björkholmen Gallery mostly shows artists from Sweden, but they also exhibit artists from the United States, Germany, and elsewhere. Exhibitions are mostly male (75%), with female artists exhibiting less (24%). The most exhibited artist is Hans Isaksson. The average age of artists shown at Björkholmen Gallery is 46.
The current average rank for artists at Björkholmen Gallery is 29,505, with 1 artist among the top 1,000.
The highest-ranked artists to exhibit with Björkholmen Gallery are Cindy Sherman (ranked in Top 10) and Thomas Ruff (ranked in Top 100) . Of the 277 artists that have repeatedly exhibited with Björkholmen Gallery, 250 improved their rank while at Björkholmen Gallery. Björkholmen Gallery discovered no artists currently in the top 100, one artist currently in the top 1,000 and no artists currently in the top 10,000.

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