After a new government was formed in Sweden today, public museums will remain free of charge. Also in the news: An art plan for Oslo and Elmgreen & Dragset in The Simpsons.
A workshop for artists reopens in Oslo, Nasty Women exhibits in Stockholm, and the Norwegian National Museum reveals a new visual identity.
A digital installation by the Japanese collective teamLaB has brought Helsinki’s new art museum Amos Rex twice as many visitors as expected.
ARoS Art Museum under fire for not paying artists, anti-fascist conference at the Luleå Biennial, and other news from the Nordic art field this week.
Abuse at the Royal Danish Academy of Art, artists’ studios at the National Gallery in Oslo, a reopening of Magasin III in Stockholm, and more.
– Being a little tired is conducive to sensing your surroundings, says Apichaya Wanthiang. Her exhibition at UKS (Young Artists’ Society) is open only at night.
After a new government was formed in Sweden today, public museums will remain free of charge. Also in the news: An art plan for Oslo and Elmgreen & Dragset in The Simpsons.
The upcoming general elections are unlikely to change the dazed confusion of Danish cultural politics. But an exhibition about the EU and a Sonja Ferlov Mancoba retrospective look promising.
At a time when Sami artists are increasingly visible, Britta Marakatt-Labba’s unsettling of ties between biography, identity, and content feels both necessary and urgent.
Helga Christoffersen’s delectable group show at Galleri Susanne Ottesen leaves me angry, excited, and hungry.
‘Soul of a Nation’ at the Brooklyn Museum is an outstanding exposé of the art that emerged in tandem with the promotion of black collective interests in the 1960s and 70s.
Bergen’s plans for becoming an international cultural city overlooks the fact that the city already is.
On Circulation at Bergen Kunsthall reveals symbiotic relations between living and dead matter. It is an art that critically opens up to the future.
For the 16th Luleå Biennial, the darkness of the polar night is imbued with dreams of new forms of aesthetic and political resistance.
Art historian T. J. Clark’s new book sketches a vision for a new political Left through the affective registers and subtleties of painting.
– Catastrophe is a recurring figure in Greek history, says Angela Melitopoulos, the artist behind the solo exhibition opening tonight at Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen.
Compact exhibition in Malmö shows an inclusive and pluralistic interpretation of Situationism while a giant exhibition in Berlin appears absorbed by the idea of the movement’s exclusivity.
At almost 80 years of age, Swedish sculptor Lars Kleen aspires to renew his medium at every turn. His most recent work evokes the dire consequences of climate change.
Elmgreen & Dragset’s minimalist starfish installation in Paris resonates directly with the city’s self-image after the terrorist attack in 2015.  
Art historian Mathias Danbolt believes that it is necessary to take a new look at Nordic art history from a decolonial point of view.
Pierre Huyghe’s exhibition at Serpentine in London poses the question: what is the critical value of the open artwork in the age of participatory media apocalypse?
After the Finish Line
Galleri Susanne Ottesen (til 19. January)
Reviewed by Louise Steiwer
The Moon - From Inner Worlds to Outer Space
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (til 20. January)
Reviewed by Kristian Vistrup Madsen
The Luleå Biennial 2018. Tidal Ground
Luleåbiennalen (til 17. November)
Reviewed by Frans Josef Petersson
Rosemarie Trockel
Moderna Museet Malmö (til 3. March)
Reviewed by Pernille Albrethsen
New York
Sarah Lucas
New Museum (til 20. January)
Reviewed by Jeppe Ugelvig
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power
(til 3. February)
Reviewed by Karl Lydén