06.12.16
– We give advice, but it’s their project, says Alexander Koch about New Patrons, an alternative model for the production of public artworks.
02.12.16
The city council of Helsinki has voted against the proposal for a Guggenheim Helsinki. The project will be remembered as a failed collaboration on cultural politics.
25.11.16
– I hope that the exhibition can signal an uncertainty about one’s own existence or the present political situation, says curator Mats Stjernstedt about the 2017 Nordic Pavilion.
28.10.16
Three books by Jussi Parikka, Terry Smith, and Geoff Cox & Jacob Lund launch a new series of publications about contemporaneity at Aarhus University.
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: Daisuke Kosugi.
06.12.16
– We give advice, but it’s their project, says Alexander Koch about New Patrons, an alternative model for the production of public artworks.
Kunstkritikk’s own writers and invited guests share their top picks from the art scene of 2016. Today: Astrid Svangren.
22.11.16
The National Museum’s presentation of Sidsel Paaske reveals the contours of a new, cultural art history. But the method prompts doubts: Can the artworks not stand their ground outside a rhetorical scenography?
02.12.16
Lina Selander’s exhibition at Göteborg’s Konsthall shows that she is an enlightenment artist. Her work is about specific ways of creating distinctions and stopping the flow of images.
06.12.16
Johan Skoog’s exhibition about the late artist Richard Vogel emphasises working in common as a fundamental component of artistic practice.
25.11.16
– Now we see exactly how a mentally ill person can get into power, says Laurie Anderson, who visited Oslo last weekend to screen her film Heart of a Dog.
18.11.16
If Trump heralds a new world order, the critical models of contemporary art must also be reinvented. We need a communist poetics, a poetic principle for the political struggle.
30.11.16
The EMMA museum in Espoo, Finland, celebrates ten years since its inauguration with a new exhibition series about time, gaze and the imprints made by human conditions. The first edition oscillates between inertia and provocation.
16.11.16
An autumnal home story, a déjà-vu, and his trademark pastels: Marc Camille Chaimowicz furnishes his exhibition in sublime ambiguity, but the tyranny of our times pulls things into perspective.
15.11.16
Our memories are not independent of the media that preserve these memories, says Aleksander Provan, writer and editor of the web journal and publishing house Triple Canopy.
09.11.16
The opening exhibition at Kunsthall Trondheim, this is a political (painting), advances a somewhat cautious take on body politics.
08.11.16
At Tensta Konsthall in Stockholm, Natascha Sadr Haghighian has created a space for the passions common to urban riots as a distinctly contemporary phenomenon.
07.11.16
Any painterly Eros in Sergej Jensen's paintings is necrophiliac by nature. The past served up as an outstretched hand that crumbles as you reach out to grab it.
The Museum of Modern Art in New York’s exhibition history, now available online, is an invaluable resource for the reading of curatorial practice, but we are being presented with a polished story.
01.11.16
A timely exhibition at Bildmuseet in Umeå takes a look at that which we cannot see, but which nevertheless impacts life on Planet Earth beyond the human scale.
REVIEWED EXHIBITIONS
Bergen
Bergen Assembly: September Programme
Bergen Assembly (01.09. – 01.10.)
Reviewed by Stian Gabrielsen
Berlin
Anne Imhof
Hamburger Bahnhof (14.09. – 25.09.)
Reviewed by Rhea Dall
Copenhagen
Sergej Jensen
Statens Museum for Kunst (til 30. December)
Reviewed by Ferdinand Ahm Krag
Pist Protta
Kunsthal Charlottenborg (16.09. – 06.11.)
Reviewed by Maria Kjær Themsen
Esbo
In Search of the Present
EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art (til 8. January)
Reviewed by Maria Hirvi-Ijäs
Gothenburg
Lina Selander, Oscar Mangione
Göteborgs Konsthall (til 29. January)
Reviewed by Fredrik Svensk
Hellerup
Astrid Myntekær
Tranen (15.10. – 04.12.)
Reviewed by Maria Bordorff
Herning
Alex da Corte
HEART – Herning Museum of Contemporary Art (til 6. January)
Reviewed by Louise Steiwer
Høvikodden
Lotte Konow Lund
Henie Onstad Art Center (til 18. December)
Reviewed by Simen Joachim Helsvig
London
Marc Camille Chaimowicz
Serpentine Gallery (29.09. – 20.11.)
Reviewed by Andreas Schlaegel
Malmö
John Skoog, Richard Vogel
Johan Berggren Gallery (til 17. December)
Reviewed by Christine Antaya
The Society Machine
Malmö Konstmuseum (til 15. January)
Reviewed by Frans Josef Petersson
New York
GCC
Mitchell-Innes & Nash (13.10. – 26.11.)
Reviewed by Janus Høm
Oslo
Sidsel Paaske
National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo (til 26. February)
Reviewed by Jonas Ekeberg
A K Dolven, Alexandra Pirici, Claire Fontaine, Kajsa Dahlberg, Valie Export
Kunsthall Trondheim (til 26. February)
Reviewed by Stian Gabrielsen
Sandra Mujinga
Oslo Kunstforening (14.10. – 13.11.)
Reviewed by Nora Joung
Josefine Lyche
QB Gallery (26.08. – 17.09.)
Reviewed by Andreas Ervik
Adel Abidin
Fotogalleriet (12.08. – 04.09.)
Reviewed by Simen Joachim Helsvig
Stockholm
Natascha Sadr Haghighian
Tensta konsthall (20.10. – 15.02.)
Reviewed by Lars-Erik Hjertström Lappalainen
Tallinn
City Agents
Eesti Kaasaegse Kunsti Museum (05.08. – 11.09.)
Reviewed by Maria Hirvi-Ijäs
Umeå
Perpetual Uncertainty
Bildmuseet (til 17. April)
Reviewed by Jacob Lillemose
Växjö
Juan Castillo
Växjö Konsthall (02.09. – 30.10.)
Reviewed by Matthew Rana