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.
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.
This summer’s shows include an extraterrestrial ‘breast creature’ with a built-in fountain in Vejle Fjord. And you’ll soon find a huge Congolese tree trunk in a sculpture park near you.
Netflix’s new art world horror film, Velvet Buzzsaw, capitalises on the real life horrors of the art world.
It’s time to stop grieving over the National Gallery and look forward to a new era for the Norwegian art world. Here are the must-see exhibitions coming up in the months ahead.
In Sweden, the spring season is dominated by some of Norway’s most acclaimed artists. And at Nationalmuseum, the Danish golden age is recreated.
The upcoming general elections are unlikely to change the dazed confusion of Danish cultural politics. But an exhibition about the EU and a Sonja Ferlov Mancoba retrospective look promising.
Bergen’s plans for becoming an international cultural city overlooks the fact that the city already is.
Stockholm’s gallery scene is transformed, while new directors take over at several of the major institutions. And one of Scandinavia’s oldest biennials is reawakened and rejuvenated.
A rowing trip to Tromsø, critique of the silencing of women and a speculative approach to the concept of ‘extraction’. It is the many kunsthalles across Norway that lead the way the coming art season.
Solid solo exhibitions, even of a more woke variety, lie ahead this autumn season. But this year, it was the Danish minister for culture who set the ball rolling.