Espersen, Morten Løbner
Morten Løbner Espersen is born in Aalborg, Denmark in 1965. From 1987 till 1992 he visits the Design School in Copenhagen. In between he studies at the École Supérieure des Arts Appliqués, Duperré in Paris from 1989 till 1990. Morten opened his studio in Copenhagen in 1992. Between 1999 and 2005 he is lecturer at the Kolding School of Design (DK). Since 2004 he is member of the International Academy of Ceramics in Genève. Between 2005 and 2011 he is visiting professor at the School of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg (Sweden). Between 2014 and 2017 he is member of Projektstøtteudvalget for kunsthåndværk og design, The Danish Arts Foundation. In autumn 2021 Morten's work will be exhibited in both the Kunstmuseum Den Haag (NL) and ceramic Museum Princessehof Leeuwarden (NL).
Espersen is represented by some eminent galleries in the world.
Pictures: portrait (source website artist); Espersen in his studio (source svfk_.dk); portrait - still - from his video 2022; object 'horror vacui' (source website artist); red glazed bowl; overview exhibition in Kunstmuseum The Hague, 2022; large bulbeous vase, exhibition museum Middelfart (DK) 20190919 (images Capriolus); detail of glaze (Kunstmuseum The Hague, 2022); group of cylindriical vases with metallic glazes (Kunstmuseum The Hague 2022); nikne wall tiles (Kunstmuseum The Hague 2022).