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.
Artist Kirsten Langkilde will be the new rector of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen
The Danish Arts Foundation has selected Danish-Palestinian artist Larissa Sansour to represent Denmark at the 2019 Venice Biennale.
Climate change and the co-existence of species are the main themes when Ane Graff, Ingela Ihrman and artist duo nabbteeri take over the Nordic pavilion in Venice 2019.
Having first fired warning shots against protesters, military police in Rio de Janeiro suddenly changed their tack and let the grieving crowds into the ruins of the National Museum.
– 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.
The mid-career survey by Danh Vo, one of the most internationally celebrated Danish artists, hits his hometown with a pop song title. But is it a hit – or a self-congratulatory pat on the back?
This year’s edition of Steirischer Herbst in Graz offers a generous dose of overblown kitsch, but why cynicism when reality has become its own cynical self-parody?
Rosemarie Trockel’s exhibition at Moderna Museet Malmö is as crisply cool and well-installed as it is true to its Rhineland roots.
Molly Lowe’s garish performance at Lilith Performance Studio in Malmö on Saturday was an exercise in totalitarian aesthetics.
Franz West fought his whole life with the question of how he could achieve something by doing nothing.
– It was quite an eye-opener to meet people from a completely different system, says gallerist Nicolai Wallner about his first encounter with art.
– Creating spaces for exchange outside of normal structures is incredibly important, says Nicholas Jones, director of Praksis. The residency programme has become an important part of Oslo’s art scene.
In Andrea Büttner’s exhibition Shepherds and Kings
at Bergen Kunsthall, the art world paradox of affluence and critique is not so much addressed as it is perpetuated.
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?
Walter Benjamin’s 1921 doctoral thesis on Jena Romanticism can help raise the bar for contemporary criticism.
As Director of Bergen Kunsthall, Axel Wieder intends to help art pay its dues to society.
Woke solo shows and speculative thematic exhibitions characterize the autumn season. Also, one of the region’s oldest biennials is reawakened and rejuvenated.
Tom of Finland meets Clan of the Cave Bear
in Rasmus Myrup's first-ever institutional show at Tranen.
Le peuple qui manque's
exhibition at Konsthall C in Stockholm disrupt the colonial fantasy of the end of history in a way that is bursting with possibilities.
Stockholm’s gallery scene is transformed, while new directors take over at several of the major institutions. And one of Scandinavia's oldest biennials is reawakened and rejuvenated.