Since the early sixties, the Danish painter Per Kirkeby has been recognized globally for his extensive and original works. This book is about Per Kirkebyʼs breakthrough on to the international art scene, which took place between 1978 and 1989. In addition, the publication contains a complete catalogue of the paintings, the overpaintings and the blackboards from the period.
This book is a continuation of the first 500-pages critical work by Ane Hejlskov Larsen: Per Kirkeby. Malerier 1957 1977 (vol I) was published in English at Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König in 2004. Volume I contains a complete catalogue of Per Kirkebyʼs paintings, overpaintings and blackboards from 1957 till 1977.