Søren Solkær
Copenhagen — Denmark
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Søren Solkær is a Danish photographer, born in 1969, who has been working with a global profile since 1996.

Søren is best known for his distinctive portraits of musicians. He is most recognized as the man responsible for various iconic images of Björk, The White Stripes, Franz Ferdinand, David Lynch, The Arctic Monkeys, R.E.M., and U2.

Søren's photography is characterized by finding a tension point between intimacy and edginess. His portraits are often regarded as cinematic in tone with a distinctive color palette. The inspirations for his style as a photographer is ranging from filmmakers David Lynch and Wong Kar-Wai through to the works of photographer Philip-Lorca diCorcia and painter Caspar David Friedrich.
He has released five fine art photography books: Beat City (2006), Closer (2011), Souls (2011, Surface (2015) and Portraits 1993-2018 (2018).

Søren's works have been exhibited in New York, Oxford, Copenhagen, Sydney, Melbourne, London, Edinburgh, Los Angeles, Oslo, Chicago, Vancouver, Milano, Napoli, Bratislava, Kentucky, Reykjavik, Cologne and Prague and are featured as part of the permanent collection in The Royal Danish Library and The National Portrait Collection in Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark.
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Søren Solkær

Born 1969
Based in Copenhagen — Denmark
selected exhibitions & projects
Black Sun, Sage Culture — Los Angeles, CA
2018 Exhibition — Arts District DTLA
Black Sun (120 pages, published by Plethora Magazine)
2018 Publication
The National portrait Collection, Frederiksborg Castle
Collection
25 year portrait retrospective, The National Portrait Gallery, Denmark
2018 Exhibition — Frederiksborg Castle
Portraits 1993-2018 (288 pages, published by Forlaget AFTRYK)
2018 Publication
The Royal Library, Copenhagen
Collection
Black Sun, FRAMA — Copenhagen, Denmark
2018 Exhibition
Horsens Art Museum
Collection
SURFACE, The Danish Cultural Institute — Beijing, China
2018 Exhibition
SURFACE, UTZON CENTER — Aalborg, Denmark
2017 Exhibition
SURFACE, BLDG Gallery — Kentucky, USA
2016 Exhibition
SURFACE (256 pages, published by Gingko Press)
2015 Publication
SURFACE, Allouche Gallery — New York, USA
2015 Exhibition
SURFACE, Subliminal Projects — Los Angeles, USA
2015 Exhibition
SURFACE, NKN Gallery — Melbourne, Australia
2015 Exhibition
Face to Face, Kistefos Museum — Norway
2014 Exhibition
CLOSER, Gibson Gallery — London, U.K.
2011 Exhibition
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Copenhagen — Denmark
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