28.04.17
A recent performance in Helsinki by artist Theaster Gates resulted in a new and unexpected perspective on the city.
04.04.17
Amidst cries of “crisis tourism”, Documenta 14 aims to unleash the giant exhibition’s political potential as it takes over public arenas in Athens and Kassel.
23.03.17
As an art worker, my domain is the social world, says Mieke Bal, organiser of the two-day conference Modern Sensibilities that commences at the Munch Museum in Oslo today.
22.03.17
Stine Hebert, former rector of the Funen Art Academy in Denmark, has been appointed dean at the Oslo Academy of Fine Art.
16.02.17
Behind the decision to build a Hilma af Klint-museum there is a long-standing conflict between the artist’s living relatives and the anthroposophical movement in Sweden.
02.02.17
Is the virtual synonymous with the digital? Myths of the Marble at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, argues otherwise. Kunstkritikk spoke with the curators before tonight’s opening.
Relocating Documenta 14 to the orange-scented streets of Athens is a radical gesture that will not go unnoticed. Still, the exhibition itself seems strangely bewildered.
28.04.17
A recent performance in Helsinki by artist Theaster Gates resulted in a new and unexpected perspective on the city.
12.04.17
Anna Boghiguian charts American colonialism through a poetic installation reminiscent of diary pages displayed directly onto the walls and floors at Index in Stockholm.
04.04.17
Amidst cries of “crisis tourism”, Documenta 14 aims to unleash the giant exhibition’s political potential as it takes over public arenas in Athens and Kassel.
07.04.17
At a time when democratic elections enable undemocratic policies, how can we think about resistance inside and beyond the limits of art? An interview with philosopher Howard Caygill.
27.03.17
Annika Eriksson’s exhibition at Moderna Museet in Malmö views loitering as the primordial scene of the social. Even pets are explained as facilitating hanging out.
29.03.17
The brighest superstars of contemporary art drag the past through a wormhole into an uncertain future in Welcome Too Late at Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen.
31.03.17
– When I see a spider, do I smack it?, asks Otobong Nkanga, whose exhibition at Kunsthal Aarhus shows how all negotiations with one’s surroundings are political in nature.
30.03.17
Endre Tveitan’s visually sparse video works at Kunstplass [10] tease objects that usually go unnoticed out on the dance floor.
20.03.17
Ragna Bley’s Zooid at Munchmuseet on the Move – Kunsthall Oslo dresses in the conceptual garb of science, but her paintings also reveal a kinship with ethereal New Age colour schemes.
16.03.17
Prior to the opening of Welcome Too Late, curator Toke Lykkeberg explains why Claude Monet is a painter of exponential growth and advices artists on how to keep up with this speedy world.
09.03.17
The Great Graphic Boom at Oslo’s Nasjonalgalleriet hardly merits the explosive connotations of its title, as it dilligently and patiently traces the history of American graphic art.
28.02.17
Tommi Grönlund and Petteri Nisunen were central to the Nordic 90’s generation. Their retrospective at Kunsthalle Helsinki is consistent, playful and surprisingly universal.
27.02.17
Cécile B. Evans’s biennial work is even more splendid in Aarhus than in Berlin, but in a way this also accentuates the video’s strange sense of treading water.
24.02.17
The contemporary art presented at the Sami anniversary was as much about mobilising for future struggles as it was about celebrating the past.
REVIEWED EXHIBITIONS
Aarhus
Cécile B. Evans
Kunsthal Aarhus (21.01. – 19.03.)
Reviewed by Mathias Kryger
Athens
Documenta 14 - Learning from Athens.
Documenta 14 (til 16. July)
Reviewed by Pernille Albrethsen
Copenhagen
Helsinki
Petteri Nisunen, Tommi Grönlund
Helsingfors Konsthall (28.02. – 05.03.)
Reviewed by Maria Hirvi-Ijäs
Høvikodden
Malmö
Annika Eriksson
Moderna Museet Malmö (til 4. June)
Reviewed by Lars-Erik Hjertström Lappalainen
Oslo
Ragna Bley
Munchmuseet on the Move – Kunsthall Oslo (til 21. May)
Reviewed by Simen Joachim Helsvig
The Great Graphic Boom
Nasjonalgalleriet, National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design (til 28. May)
Reviewed by Nikita Mathias
Endre Tveitan
Kunstplass [10] (23.03. – 23.04.)
Reviewed by Nikita Mathias
Stockholm
Anna Boghiguian
Index (til 21. May)
Reviewed by Jacquelyn Davis