SMK Chief Curator and Senior Researcher, Dorthe Aagesen, will give a tour of the largest exhibition ever staged of the sculptures, paintings, collage and drawings created by Danish-French artist Sonja Ferlov Mancoba (1911–84). With this exhibition, SMK brings to light one of the most important artists in Denmark in modern times, telling the story of a truly[…]
Speaker: Jørgen Wadum, Director, Centre for Art Technological Studies and Conservation (CATS) Mobility Creates Masters (MoCMa) is a research network aimed at sharing knowledge, experience and observations on the mobility of artists and their materials in order to understand the development of colored ground layers in paintings 1550-1700. In doing so MoCMa will strengthen the exchange of theoretical[…]
Several art works from Statens Museum for Kunst is part of the exhibition “Nordic Impressions” at the Phillips Collection in Washington DC, opening on October 13th, 2018. “Nordic Impressions” is a major survey of Nordic art spanning nearly 200 years and presenting 53 artists from Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, as well as the self-governing islands[…]
Friends of AFSMK are invited to join us for a special tour of the Danh Vo exhibition at Statens Museum for Kunst. The Danish-Vietnamese artist Danh Vo is one of Denmark’s most internationally acclaimed contemporary artists. In the retrospective exhibition Take My Breath Away, produced in collaboration with the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Danh Vo[…]
AFSMK Patrons are invited to learn more about ART 2030 on September 21, 2018, where founder Luise Faurschou will give a talk at 303 Gallery in New York.
AFSMK Patrons are invited to the opening of the exhibition; Danh Vo – Take My Breath Away on August 29th at 5.00pm.
New York AFSMK Patrons are invited to a performance by artist Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen, who has created an artwork for the Global Goals, entitled Tow with the Flow (2018). Taking the form of a sculptural performance, the work sheds a critical light on the Western World’s overconsumption, with a focus on the textile industry. The performance[…]
The SMK’s exhibition Closer – Intimacies in art was curated by SMK’s director Mikkel Bogh. Here, he invited you to explore private and intimate aspects of art. Today we welcomed the first visitors to the exhibition Closer – Intimacies in art, which explores and reveals how depictions of intimacy have changed and evolved from 1730[…]
Contemporary Danish artist Jesper Just discussed his newest work—a combination of video, performance, and installation created in collaboration with Danish artist FOS and commissioned by Performa 2015—and his artistic inspirations with Marianne Torp, curator at The National Gallery of Denmark.
The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) performed in light of the enigmatic qualities of Vilhelm Hammershøj. There is a special Nordic melancholy in Hammershøi’s paintings. A loneliness and abandonment is present. It is as if we somehow break into another person’s life and existence. At this concert, the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) performed pieces from the[…]