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MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Talk - Spatial Drawing #85, 2023
Glazed earthenware
33.5” H x 20.5” W x 17” D

MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Talk - Spatial Drawing #85, 2023
Glazed earthenware
33.5” H x 20.5” W x 17” D

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MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Load - Spatial Drawing #89, 2023
Glazed earthenware
36” H x 20.5” W x 17” D

MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Load - Spatial Drawing #89, 2023
Glazed earthenware
36” H x 20.5” W x 17” D

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MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Talk - Spatial Drawing #87, 2023
Glazed earthenware
38" H x 16" W x 17" D

MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Talk - Spatial Drawing #87, 2023
Glazed earthenware
38" H x 16" W x 17" D

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Orange Accumulation - Spatial Drawing #62

MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Orange Accululation - Spatial Drawing #62, 2022
Glazed earthenware
30.25 H x 36.25 W x 23.25 D

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MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Walk Done - Spatial Drawing #84, 2022
Glazed earthenware
34.5" H x 21" W x 21" D

MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Walk Done - Spatial Drawing #84, 2022
Glazed earthenware
34.5" H x 21" W x 21" D

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Load - Spatial Drawing #90

MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Load - Spatial Drawing #90, 2023
Glazed earthenware
36.5" H x 19" W x 17" D

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MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Spatial Drawing #66, 2020
Glazed earthenware
59.5" H x 11" W x 5.5" D

MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Spatial Drawing #66, 2020
Glazed earthenware
59.5" H x 11" W x 5.5" D

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MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Talk - Spatial Drawing #88, 2023
Glazed earthenware
35.5" H x 16.5" W x 15" D

MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Talk - Spatial Drawing #88, 2023
Glazed earthenware
35.5" H x 16.5" W x 15" D

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MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Talk - Spatial Drawing #86, 2023
Glazed earthenware
32" H x 24.5" W x 19" D

MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Talk - Spatial Drawing #86, 2023
Glazed earthenware
32" H x 24.5" W x 19" D

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MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Spatial Drawing #64, 2020
Glazed earthenware
58.25" H x 16.5" W x 9" D

MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Spatial Drawing #64, 2020
Glazed earthenware
58.25" H x 16.5" W x 9" D

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MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Spatial Drawing #65, 2020
Glazed earthenware
59" H x 21.75" W x 10" D

 

MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Spatial Drawing #65, 2020
Glazed earthenware
59" H x 21.75" W x 10" D

 

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MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Talk - Spatial Drawing #85, 2023
Glazed earthenware
33.5” H x 20.5” W x 17” D
MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Load - Spatial Drawing #89, 2023
Glazed earthenware
36” H x 20.5” W x 17” D
MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Talk - Spatial Drawing #87, 2023
Glazed earthenware
38" H x 16" W x 17" D
Orange Accumulation - Spatial Drawing #62
MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Walk Done - Spatial Drawing #84, 2022
Glazed earthenware
34.5" H x 21" W x 21" D
Load - Spatial Drawing #90
MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Spatial Drawing #66, 2020
Glazed earthenware
59.5" H x 11" W x 5.5" D
MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Talk - Spatial Drawing #88, 2023
Glazed earthenware
35.5" H x 16.5" W x 15" D
MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Talk - Spatial Drawing #86, 2023
Glazed earthenware
32" H x 24.5" W x 19" D
MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Spatial Drawing #64, 2020
Glazed earthenware
58.25" H x 16.5" W x 9" D
MARTIN BODILSEN KAHLDAHL
Spatial Drawing #65, 2020
Glazed earthenware
59" H x 21.75" W x 10" D

 

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MARTIN BODILSEN KALDAHL 
b. 1954, Denmark

EDUCATION

1988-1990    
Royal College of Art, London, England

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2024
Cuts, Stripes and Knots: A Ceramic Retrospective, CLAY Museum of Ceramic Art, Middelfart, Denmark (Upcoming)

2023    
Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl, HB381, New York, USA

2022    
Digressions Tubulaires, Galerie NeC, Paris, France

2020    
Spatial Drawings, Taste Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland

2018    
Spatial Drawings, Ann Linnemann Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2017     ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Spatial Drawings, Galerie NeC, Paris, France

2016  ​​​​​​​   ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Possible Gestures, Gallery Format, Oslo, Norway

2014   ​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
X-Scapes, Copenhagen Ceramics, Denmark
New Works, Galerie NeC, Paris, France

2012    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ 
Other Objects, Copenhagen Ceramics Exhibition Space, Denmark

2011    ​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ 
Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl, Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Brussels, Belgium
​​​​​​​Stump – the Lobbed Branch, Ann Linnemann Studio Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2008   ​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
The Digital Clay, Danish Museum of Art and Design, Copenhagen, Denmark

2005   ​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl, Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Brussels, Belgium     

2003   ​​​​​​​ 
Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl, Gallery Nørby, Copenhagen, Denmark
Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl, Clara Scremini Gallery, Paris, France

2002  ​​​​​​​ 
Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl, Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Brussels, Belgium

2001
Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl, Clara Scremini Gallery, Paris, France

2000
Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl, Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Brussels, Belgium

1999 
Udstillingssted for Ny Keramik, Copenhagen, Denmark

1997
Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl, Gallery Nørby, Copenhagen

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Ceramic Constructions, Hjorths Fabrik, Rønne, Denmark
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl & Sho Ota, Peach Corner Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl & Paul Gaffney, Taste Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland

2021  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Matter at Hand, Hostler Burrows, New York and Los Angeles, USA
Bend, Bubble and Shine, Hostler Burrows, New York and Los Angeles, USA
Odd & Even, Maison Louis Carré, Paris, France
Wunderkammer, Peach Corner Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2019  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Five Cubed, Taste Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland
100 Years of Danish Ceramics, Sophieholm, Denmark
Group Exhibition, Marsden Woo Gallery, London, England
Ceramic Momentum – Staging the Object, CLAY Museum, Middelfart, Denmark

2018  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Marsden Woo Gallery, London, England

2017  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Danish Design at the House, Sydney Opera House, Australia

2016  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Hot Danes, Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Brussels, Belgium
Copenhagen Ceramics Invites, Galeria Salvatore Lanteri, Milan, Italy

2015  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Marsden Woo Gallery, London, England
Random Growth, Sarah Myerscough Gallery, London, England

2012  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​European Union Council Building, Brussels, Belgium

2011  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ 
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Living with Ceramics, Puls Gallery and Ambersand House, Brussels, Belgium

2010  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Contemporary British Studio Ceramics - The Granier Collection, Mint Museum, Charlotte, USA
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​KOM, Cypres Gallery, Leuven, Denmark
​​​​​​​​​​​Ceramics, Art Museum of Skandeborg, Denmark
Danish Ceramics, Mariagerfjord Kunstforening, Hobro, Denmark

2007  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
END. An International Ceramics Exhibition Project, Danish Museum of Art and Design, Bomuldsfabriken Kunstal, Arendal,
          ​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​     Norway
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Drud and Køppe Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Biennial for Crafts and Design, Trapholt Art Museum, Denmark

2006  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Musée Magnelli, Vallauris, France

2005  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, USA

2004  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Clara Scremini Gallery, Paris, France
SUPER DANISH, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

2003  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Scandinavian Design Beyond the Myth, Traveling European Exhibition 2003-07
Gallery Nørby, Copenhagen, Denmark

2002  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
From the Kilns of Denmark, Traveling Exhibition, 2002-04
Le Tradition de Demain – Innovation au Quotidien, La Masion du Denmark, Paris, France

2000  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Danish Porcelain 1775-2000, The Danish Museum of Decorative Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark
Tableware of the Future, Royal Scandinavia A/S Showrooms, Copenhagen and Trapholt, Denmark

1999  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Keramik aus Dänemark, Munich, Germany
National Arts Council Exhibition, Copenhagen, Denmark

1997  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Danish Ceramics 1850-1997, Sophienholm, Denmark

1996  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Clara Scremini Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Danish Art and Design, St. Petersburg, Russia

1994  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Charlottenborg Efterårsudstilling, Copenhagen, Denmark
Inaugural Exhibition, Grimmerhus Ceramics Museum

1993  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Young Contemporaries, Copenhagen, Denmark

AWARDS

Annie and Otto Johs. Detlefs Ceramics Prize
Inga and Eyvind Kold-Christensen Foundation Honorary Award
Ole Haslunds Kunstnerfond Honorary Award
The Sotheby Award, Collect, London, United Kingdom
The Danish National Bank Jubilee Fund
National Arts Council, Denmark
Crafts Council Annual Award, Denmark (Kunsthåndværkerrådets Årspris)
The Design Foundation, Ministry of Culture, Denmark
The National Arts Council Grant, Denmark
Danish Contemporary Art Foundation
The Sir Eduardo Paolozzi Travel Scholarship, RCA

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Victoria & Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
Danish Museum of Art and Design, Copenhagen, Denmark
National Museum, Oslo, Norway
Röhsska Museet, Gothenburg, Sweden
MIMA, Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art, United Kingdom
Danish Arts Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark
Trapholt Art Museum, Denmark
CLAY Museum of Ceramic Art, Middelfart, Denmark
The Arts Association of 14 August, Denmark
Annie and Otto Johs. Detlefs Foundation, Denmark
Diane and Marc Grainer Collection, USA

MEMBERSHIPS

AIC / IAC - International Academy of Ceramics

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