By Thomas Øvlisen

As I have written before I am not ashamed or disgusted by Art Fairs. It works really well for me and any reason to party is a good reason to party. Being a full time father of four and an artist leaves little or no time to go to art openings and keeping up with […]

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Jørgen Larsen, Taarbæk By Thomas Øvlisen September 7 – October 19, 2014 Opening Reception: Sunday, September 7, 6-8PM     Jørgen Larsen, Taarbæk …Has been sitting in me for quite a while. He was our neighbor and just plain up a great guy. In 2013 his wife fell ill and died and shortly after he […]

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§187 · September 2, 2014 · Uncategorized · (No comments) ·


Living in Denmark this time a year the sky is like an Ed Rusha painting. These past few days every nights sky framed by our bedroom windows has left me breathless and fulfilled but also nurtured the guilt inside me lit by the flames of inequality that seems so rampant across the globe right now.

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May. It seems forever since the trees went in leaf, yet the flourescent like green has already turned to the darker green that will be on us through summer. Summer. You are here already. The winter seems to have just ended and now it seems you are ending too. Before you even begun. I already […]

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Art fairs. Give ‘em a break I hear repeatedly that art fairs suck. They not only suck. They suck the life out of art and artist. Evil evil evil. But I not only like ‘em. I love ‘em. It gets me a chance to show my stuff to the world. In New York or Paris […]

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See you all at   Market Art Fair in Stockholm – market.se Art Cologne – artcologne.com Dallas Art Fair – dallasartfair.com   And heads up for my coming New York exhibition at Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery on Sep. 9th 2014.   Cheers, Thomas

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V1 GALLERY PROUDLY PRESENTS Grazing Blitz An exhibition by Thomas Øvlisen OPENING: FRIDAY NOVEMBER 29. 2013. TIME: 17.00 – 22.00 EXHIBITION PERIOD NOVEMBER 30 – JANUARY 11. 2013. Thomas Øvlisen’s new body of work in Grazing Blitz is the result of his continuous exploration of the potential, or lack of same, of contemporary abstract painting […]

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Help my be a good internet citizen and build my mailing list so it is up to date and doesn’t hold an 80% bounce rate, because allmost all of my address book is full of extinct emails ending on hotmail.com or rocketmail.com or yahoo.com or…. Please use this link http://thomas.ovlisen.com/?p=121 as my host wont allow […]

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§121 · November 20, 2013 · office · 1 comment · Tags: , , , ,


I am so excited for my upcoming show at V1 Gallery. I hope to see all of you at my opening.

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The whole world has gone bonkers. No wonder people get depressed all the time. The only important thing is people. And interacting with people. And caring. Who cares about anything else but caring. Somebody posted an Oscar Wilde quote – nothing that actually happens is of the smallest importance. And it was Hans Ulrich Obrists […]

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