presented by Galleri Christoffer Egelund
Born in 1974 in Denmark
Adam Saks was born in 1974 in Denmark, where he also grew up. For the past 10 years he has been living in Berlin. He has studied at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen (1993-99) and at the Hochschule der Künste, Berlin (1996-97) where he studied under the German painter, Professor Bernd Koberling. Adams Saks has been featured in exhibitions in Denmark and internationally and has had solo shows in places such as Lieu d’Art Contemporain in Narbonne, France, The Nordic Watercolour Museum in Skärhamn, Sweden and is currently showing at ARoS Museum of Art, Aarhus, Denmark until Aug. 1, 2010. Saks’ work is represented in the collections of Danish National Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark; KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg, Denmark; Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden; Sønderjyllands Kunstmuseum, Tønder, Denmark; the Lieu d’Art Contemporain, Narbonne, France; and Nordic Watercolour Museum in Skärhamn, Sweden. In addition, Saks books Sealevel, Kleinheinrich Verlag, with text by Kay Heymer (director of Düsseldorf Kunstmuseum), and Elephant Island, Kerber Verlag, were published in 2009.