Norwegian visual artist.Best known for his expressive paintings, installations, photography and video art that often challenge boundaries and conventions. Melgaard's art challenges the audience, evokes strong reactions and often deals with issues of homosexuality and violence. In Melgaard's pictures, the line between reality and fantasy is often blurred and his works are often filled with symbols and executed in strong colors.
Norwegian National Academy of Fine Arts Rijksakademie in Amsterdam Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht
The Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm Angelika Knäpper Gallery Malmö Art Museum Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London, UK Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo, Norway Rod Bianco, Oslo, Norway Villa Kikkut, Oslo, Norway Rod Bianco, Oslo, Norway Red Bull Arts New York, New York, NY, USA Karma, New York, NY, USA Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France Sammlung Friedrichshof, Zurndorf/Vienna, Austria Formuesforvaltning AS, Oslo, Norway Gallery Fineart, Oslo, Norway Galerie Forsblom, Oslo, Norway Faurschou Foundation, Beijing, China S ørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway Studio Hugo Opdal, Flø, Norway