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Henrik Placht


Henrik Placht is a Norwegian painter. He is a graduate of Western Norway’s Art Academy in Bergen 1997-1999. Then he studied at the Art Academy in Berlin, before he again studied in Bergen from 2001 to 2003.

Henrik Placht is purchased by the National Museum and the International Peace Center (International Peace Institute IPI) in New York and has had numerous exhibitions in Norway and abroad.

He has been a project manager at the Art Academy in Oslo for the establishment of the Academy of Arts in Ramallah (International Academy of Art Palestine IAAPA). Henrik Placht has been a professor at several national and international Universities, Ether browse Columbia University in New York and Master program at Bezalel in Tel Aviv.

Henrik Placht and the idea of an Art Academy

Henrik Placht is inspired by particle physics, international politics and architecture, they are hanging on walls around the world and illuminate the existence, including the office of Terje Rod Larsen of the International Peace Institute in New York.

In 2002 Henrik Placht had an idea of establishing a Palestinian art academy in Ramallah. The academy became operational in 2006 with Fine Art in Oslo as a partner. The Foreign Ministry has supported the project, the Goethe Institute pays German art professors to lecture at the academy. Belgium provides art scholarships and an Arab stakeholder pays a portion of the current expenditure.


2017: Galleri Haaken Tjuvholmen Oslo Norway Ålesund Kunstforening

2016: Noplace Oslo
Hydrogenfabrikken Fredrikstad

2015: Trafo Kunsthall Main Exhibition hall,
Kunstgalleriet Stavanger, Gallery Haaken Tjuvholmen

2013: Livets fem hemmel GH Ter Moss Kunstforening
Maertz Contemporary Berlin, «Das hauptproblem» Germany
Gallery Haaken, Oslo Norway «God morgen problemer»

2012: Telemarksgalleriet

2011: Totalitarianism complex Gallery Haaken (cat)

2009: Rien sans peine Gallery Haaken (cat)

2008: Eye of the rose Gallery Haaken, Oslo (cat) Eye of the rose 2 Gallery Dar Al Anda, Amman, Jordan (cat)

2006: Going places Gallery Haaken, Oslo (cat)

Going places part 2 Risør Kunstforening

2005: Ronin Oslo Fine Art Association, Oslo

2004: Friendly persuasion Gallery J.M.S, Oslo


Henrik PlachtNorway



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