Kristian Vistrup Madsen (f. 1991) er dansk kulturskribent og oversætter. Bosat i Berlin og uddannet i litteraturvidenskab og skrivekunst på Goldsmiths og Royal College of Art i London. Har bidraget til bl.a. Artforum, Frieze, Afterall og Glänta.
Even in its struggle against kitsch, pop music is a flypaper for our memories. Can art be the same?
Anne Imhof’s new exhibition at Galerie Buchholz in Berlin makes a tantalising theatre of the zeitgeist. But what happens when the vape runs out of battery?
At Statens Museum for Kunst, Shahryar Nashat has produced a captivating immersive experience that is both seductive and claustrophobic.
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.
The market doesn’t want criticism, and criticism, to be of any value, shouldn’t want the market. Texte zur Kunst attempts to untie the knot.
In constellations of kitschy furniture, Henrike Naumann’s show at KOW in Berlin addresses the still-fraught aftermath of German reunification.
Cross-aesthetic becomes anti-aesthetic in Louisiana’s vastly overhung exhibition The Moon. And with so many good works on display, that is really a pity.
Henrik Olesen’s exhibition at the Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin wants to challenge established taste paradigms. But it’s cool to be shabby, so how challenging is it actually to be cool?
This year’s instalment of the Nuuk Nordic Culture Festival opened with a call to think outside of the national frameworks that have organised history writing in the Nordic countries.
The reason the work was effective was that I thought that I did not read the text that I had to read in order to understand the work.
Are we seeing a ketchup effect? Two years after #MeToo arrived, Denmark discusses equality and gender quotas in typically haphazard fashion, but at a new level.
Merike Estna’s paintings at Moderna Museet Malmö are inviting, strange, and genuinely convinced of their own vanity.