All articles by Pernille Albrethsen

Illiyeen

Eliyah Mesayer’s state for the stateless is not rooted in a specific place or geographic site, but in human encounters and alchemical connections.

Reboot

The autumn season on the Danish art scene is already well underway and looking very promising – with women, witch hunts, and an eccentric baron on the menu.

Dream Machines

Soft architecture and woven columns which bear no loads. Viewing Ragna Braase at the National Gallery of Denmark is seeing art history being written.

Spring Alliances

While Danish museums celebrate record-high visitor numbers, others want to shut down the Ministry of Culture. In a way, the two are connected. Also, institutional collaborations have become the order of the day.

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Sensitive Days

Mamma Andersson oscillates between landscape drama and silent homes in a major solo show at Louisiana presenting confident paintings with a laid back vibrating undercurrent.

Dead Phallus

In Matthew Barney’s comeback at the Hayward in London, self-mythologising has given way to a dark and icy world where environmental violence prevails.