Cultural ownership, decolonial listening, and Pablo Picasso were up for debate at Malmö Art Museum’s symposium on the mediation of public art collections.
The Danish Arts Foundation changes its procedure: now, artists can apply to represent Denmark at the 2021 Venice Biennale.
In connection to the opening of an exhibition with Swedish-Chilean art at the Museum of World Culture in Gothenburg, the artists organized an action in support of the ongoing protests in Chile.
Partnership between Kunsten in Aalborg and Louisiana in Humlebæk will make Poul Erik Tøjner responsible for programming at both venues. The job as director in Aalborg is posted anew.
X-rummet is officially part of the National Gallery of Denmark, but over the course of its existence it became an institution in its own right.
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.
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.
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.
Biennials open in Moss and Örebro, profile updates for Den Frie and Kistefos Museum, and an artists’ housing project in Oslo may become reality.
The new museum Kunstsilo in Kristiansand is fully financed, Galerie Nordenhake will receive an award at Art Basel, and a Danish exhibition of political art sparks controversy before the opening.
The first edition of the Oslobiennalen opens, Ai Weiwei sues Danish car company, Saskia Neuman becomes director of Market Art Fair, and other news from the Nordic art field.
New directors at Malmö Art Museum and Art Hub Copenhagen, artist lists from the biennials in Gothenburg and Lofoten, and other news from the Nordic art field.