Tour of the exhibition “Sonja Ferlov Mancoba”

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[…]

Lecture: Mobility Creates Masters – Understanding Artists’ Mobility and Early Modern Trade in Artists’ Materials

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[…]

“Nordic Impressions” at Phillips Collection, Washington DC

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[…]

Special Tour of the Danh Vo Exhibition – Take My Breath Away

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[…]

Tow with the Flow – Performance by artist Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen

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[…]