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.
24.01.17
48 hours with teargas, helicopters, Bikers For Trump and the birth of a new kind of popular resistance.
19.01.17
Kunsthal Aarhus cancels the private view of its new Thomas Hirschhorn and Cécile B. Evans shows, remaining closed on 20 January as part of the international #J20 art strike.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
22.02.17
Myths of the Marble at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter boasts luminous algae, computer games and prosthetics. But a fondness for new technology gives it a rather one-sided swipe-friendly tactility.
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.
26.01.17
Daily website updates is the optimum format for Skam. The autumn’s grand love story lasted three months and could only really be experienced once.
20.01.17
By supplying art to the Police Immigration Detention Centre Trandum, KORO makes itself the extended arm of the government – not only as an organisation, but ideologically as well.
13.01.17
Democracy melts on the surface of a light-making machine. At Charlottenborg Hito Steyerl brilliantly demonstrates why: capitalism is realising the alchemists’ vision of commanding light.
09.01.17
– Bergen Kunsthall would ideally sit within an ecology of spaces where everybody understands their responsibilities, says Martin Clark, who has accepted another term at the helm of Bergen Kunsthall.
REVIEWED EXHIBITIONS
Aarhus
Cécile B. Evans
Kunsthal Aarhus (21.01. – 19.03.)
Reviewed by Mathias Kryger
Copenhagen
Helsinki
Petteri Nisunen, Tommi Grönlund
Helsingfors Konsthall (28.02. – 05.03.)
Reviewed by Maria Hirvi-Ijäs
Høvikodden
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
Umeå
Perpetual Uncertainty
Bildmuseet (til 17. April)
Reviewed by Jacob Lillemose