Fredrik Værslev is a Norwegian artist based in Drøbak, Norway, with a focus on conceptual painting.
Selected solo exhibitions include Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, 2018; Bonner Kunstverein, 2018; Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, 2017; Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, 2017; Gió Marconi, Milan, 2016; Bergen Konsthall, 2016; Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark, 2017; Le Consortium, Dijon, France, 2016; STANDARD (OSLO), 2015; Power Station, Dallas, 2014; Lumiar Cité, Lisbon, 2014; Circus, Berlin, 2013; and Indipendenza Studio, Rome, 2012, among others.
Selected group exhibitions include Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo, 2017; Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 2017; CANADA, New York, 2017; National Art School Gallery, Sydney, 2017; Ramiken Crucible, New York, 2017; Index, Stockholm, 2017; Galleri Riis, Stockholm, 2016; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 2016; Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, 2015; Tegnebiennalen, Oslo, 2014; Galerie Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, 2014; Lunds Konsthall, 2013; and Modern Institute, Glasgow, 2013, among others.
Værslev is Director of the artist-run project space Landings in Vestfossen, Norway, which he founded in 2008. The organisation also produces Landings Journal, published once a year.
Publications on his work include Fredrik Værslev as I Imagine Him (JRP|Ringier, 2018); Tan Lines (Sternberg Press, 2018); The Constant Gardener (Hatje Cantz, 2016); All Around Amateur, vols. 1 and 2 (Sternberg Press, 2016); Reality Bites (Mousse Publishing, 2015); East Bound and Down (Power Station, 2016); and Fredrik Værslev: The rich man’s breakfast, the shopkeeper’s lunch, the poor man’s supper (STANDARD (BOOKS), 2012).
Værslev’s work is found in the collections of Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Le Consortium, Dijon; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Malmö Konstmuseum; Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo; and Astrup Fearnley, Oslo.