It Girl

Fredrik Vaerslev



The first title from Null & Void is “It Girl” by the Norwegian artist Fredrik Værslev (b.1979). “It Girl” is a celebration of Tærtitta, a dog who belonged to Fredrik and his mother and who passed away last year.

The book shares its form with the coloring book, and consists of repetitive drawings and reproductions of Terrazzo paintings. It is, like the exhibition it draws on, a catwalk in abstraction.

Fredrik Værslev’s work often consists of series of paintings with a collaborative quality, with another artist, person, nature or temperature.  He was born in 1979 in Moss, Norway. He studied at Staatliche Hochschule fur Bildende Künste, Städelschule, Frankfurt and Malmö Art Academy, Sweden. He currently lives and works in Drøbak and Vestfossen. As well as being an internationally exhibited artist, he is Director and founder of Landings Project Space, Vestfossen, Norway. Solo shows include: Museo Marino Marini, Firenze, Italy and CAC – Passerelle, Brest, France, (2015): East Bound and Down, The Power Station, Dallas, TX; Luminar Cité, Lisbon, Portugal (2014). His work has been recently presented in group shows such as Lé Almanach -14, Lé Consortium, Dijon, France (2014); Flex-Sil Reloaded, Kunsthalle St.Gallen; Backa in i framtiden, Lunds Konsthall, Lund: Lies About Painting, Moderna Museet, Malmö, Sweden (2013).

Graphic Design: Jonas Williamsson. Print: CA Andersson.

Released July 11th 2014 at Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö; Sweden

Filed under Art, Fashion
Dimensions 210 × 297 mm
DesignerJonas Williamsson

Null & Void Books

Null & Void Books

Null & Void Books creates books about contemporary phenomena in art and culture. The publishing program is focused on projects made in close collaboration with artists, writers and designers. The publishing acts as a foundation of a longterm working-platform of book projects produced and presented in specific contexts. The publications are available at selected bookstores, museums, art book fairs and via the worldwide web. Null & Void Books is based in Lund, Sweden and was initiated in 2014.

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