The Munch Museum was recently the scene of a climate-activist performance stunt.
‘I never seriously thought the textiles would ever be returned to Peru’, says Oscar Lara, who has worked for years on a project involving the Paracas textiles at the Museum of World Culture in Gothenburg.
Today, Friday 22 October, marks the grand opening of the new Munch Museum in Oslo.
The story of the museum that lent Jens Haaning half a million Danish kroner, which is now gone, has become world news. We spoke to the artist and followed the money – and the story behind a work of art.
“Racism and racial prejudice is impossible to understand without studying the normative white centre that gives rise to it”, says Jeff Werner, professor of art history at Stockholm University.
Buffalo AKG Art Museum in upstate New York will open in 2022 and plans to boast the largest collection of Nordic art outside the region.
Lene Berg, next year’s official festival artist at Bergen Kunsthall, wants to tell the story of her late father, film director Arnljot Berg.
Momentum’s director, Dag Aak Sveinar, responds to allegations of sabotage put forth in an open letter from dismissed curator Théo-Mario Coppola.
The Momentum Biennial opens this weekend against the will of its curator, Théo-Mario Coppola, who was recently fired.
‘In many ways, the project conducts fundamental research into how to make exhibitions.’ Nina Beier and Simon Dybbroe Møller give a glimpse of their micro-project space, AYE-AYE.
The collaboration between curator Théo-Mario Coppola and the biennial management has been broken off.
‘I never got the point of higher resolution’, says Charlotte Johannesson, whose trailblazing work in textile and computer graphics is currently on view at Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid.