Social Democrat Joy Mogensen becomes Denmark’s new minister of culture, curators named for Alt_CPH 2020, and other news from the Nordic art field.
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In the midst of her largest retrospective to date, artist Zdenka Rusova talks about the singular question of her life and work.
This year’s Whitney Biennial focuses on autonomous personal narratives. The political aspects are embedded in the processing of material and form.
Jesper Just extends his film across the many rooms of Kunsthal Charlottenborg to tell stories about the architecture of the body, and sensory exhaustion in our present day.
Bringing together energetic painting and climate activism, Margrethe Kolstad Brekke’s exhibition at Hordaland Kunstsenter asserts the role of individual agency in fashioning a sustainable future.
Malmö Konsthall’s summer exhibition presents the work of three female artists who have spent decades making work on the margins of the art world.
An exhibition at Hamburger Bahnhof recasts Emil Nolde as a Nazi. But this makes no occasion to shame his art, but one for both correcting and complicating art history.
Mari Slaattelid wants to paint – not the way she is, but the way she needs to be for the picture’s sake. This summer, her work can be seen at Bergen Kunsthall.
The National Museum collaborates with the daughters of Norway’s wealthiest man, the Munch Museum collaborates with the regime in Saudi Arabia, and other hot topics from the Nordic art world.
Summertime is collection exhibition time, and this year is no exception. The City of Oslo’s art collection presented in a roundabout is one of the more creative takes on the genre.
Local artists take on climate change in Boden, a Nordic Biennial in Örebro, and a Golden Lion-winning filmmaker in Stockholm. This is the Swedish art summer.
Gitte Ørskou becomes the director of Moderna Museet, Danish Social Democrats issue a new cultural policy, and the gallery Signal in Malmö shares art prize with other cultural initiatives.