Det ledende nordiske nettidsskriftet Kunstkritikk publiserer daglig kritikk, kommentarer og nyheter fra kunstfeltet. Updated daily, the Nordic contemporary art journal Kunstkritikk brings reviews, commentary and news.
– Let’s try to feel the exhibition. Then we might be able to see history from a different angle, says Marti Manen, who will curate the 10th Momentum biennial.
Even if the I am Queen Mary monument in Copenhagen is only installed temporarily for now, the monument has already memorialized a time in history that Denmark has been trying to forget.
– They will have to buy him out somehow, says contributing editor Daniel Birnbaum following the recent events surrounding the magazine’s co-owner, accused of sexual harassment.
The poster exhibition Between the Lines at the Oslo Academy of Fine Art fights misuse of power in the art world. Also, a Facebook group urges the Norwegian art scene to share its #metoo stories.
Public art is on the rise in the Nordic art scene, as Helsinki follows Oslo in starting a new biennial.
Chairman David Neuman is diplomatic as to whether Magasin III Jaffa, which opens tomorrow, will have a programme that is critical of the political developments in Israel.
Let the River Flow
at Office for Contemporary Art Norway culminates three years of research into Sami art. It is a skillfull display, yet haunted by decolonial paradox.
If you are made of flesh and blood, you will think about biting or sucking the objects in Torbjørn Rødland’s photographs.
The true story about Kunstkritikk’s attempt at interviewing the curators of We Don’t Need Another Hero
, the 10th Berlin Biennale.
This year’s instalment of the alternative art fair Alt_Cph manifested itself as a performance festival offering a queered blast of fresh air on the Copenhagen art scene.
Norwegian artist Siri Aurdal’s exhibition at Malmö Konsthall is an essential corrective to the male-dominated art history of late modernism in the Nordic countries.
– I really love Copenhagen, but it’s so in
, in fashion, so I thought I had to shout ”out”, says Judith Hopf. OUT
opens at Statens Museum for Kunst tonight.
The monument I Am Queen Mary
forces the Danish public to realize they no longer have the stage of history to themselves, while its reception shows that colonial memory remains a battleground
The MFA Degree Show at the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki shows painting’s ability to address everything from the nature of different materials to the politics of migration.
– The art world has lost its bearings and forgotten that it’s all about art, says David Risley, who is now closing his Copenhagen gallery after 20 years in the business.
French artist and musician Félicia Atkinson’s exhibition at Krets in Malmö traces a series of drifts through the troubled landscapes of the American Southwest.
What is the legacy of 1968? Children of the Children of the Revolution
gathers five Nordic artists whose parents were active in the left movement of the 60s and 70s.
The most efficient images in Sille Storihle’s short film on teenage girls with ADHD is the intimate descriptions of restless heads, hands and feet.
From Felt and Palmera via Slakt and Watch to Aldea – Bergen’s art scene is ripe with initiatives, but there is really no way to tell what an artist-run gallery really is or should be.
Authors Alberto Toscano and Jeff Kinkle recently visited Stockholm to discuss their book Cartographies of the Absolute
in relation to the contemporary, so-called post-truth condition.
– Planetary thinking is feminist thinking, state the curators behind Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology as they publish a book about hydrofeminism.