UNITED KINGDOM. Magnus Gjoen is a rising star in the contemporary art world. He is of Scandinavian descent born to Norwegian parents and resided all over Europe. Magnus studied fine art and fashion which led him to a successful career in the fashion world having worked for prestigious brands such as Vivienne Westwood. He uses classical images and combines them with modern elements to create something new and wonderful. He often takes harsh objects of destruction and adds soft palettes with sublime images to make an unexpected image that evokes beauty and culture. Magnus Gjoen has the uncanny ability to re imagine objects and old world images into something different than expected makes his work both beautiful and mind bending.