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Barka on Kunsten.nu

Our current exhibition Pattern Up by Barka is featured in Kunsten.nu's billedeserie

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Writings of Bodies <<<We Know It From the Inside>>> at Den Frie

Curated by artists Dorte Jelstrup, Elisabeth Toubro and Kathrine Ærtebjerg Writings of Bodies... "features prominent contemporary female artists spanning generations – each of whom draws on bodily experiences in the conceptualisation and creation of their works."


The group show is on from 30 November - 5 February at

Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Olso Plads 1, Copenhagen

Opening: 29 November, 5pm


visit the website


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Kristian Touborg meets Soulland

For their Autumn/Winter 2019 collection, Copenhagen fashion brand Soulland has teamed up with Kristian Touborg to create a range of items. Soulland writes about the collaboration:

"Through his art, Touborg collects motifs from his local environment to create complex works with a rough collage approach and a sensitive painterly voice. Such as Soulland, Touborg’s focus is on versatility, tactility and contrasts in life within the surfaces of fabrics."


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TJORG DOUGLAS BEER at GRZGORZKI SHOWS

Tjorg Douglas Beer has an exhibition UNDER THE OCTOPUS TREE at GRZEGORZKI SHOWS.


Opening 8 October, at 6 pm


GRZEGORZKI SHOWS
Prinzenallee 78-79
13357 Berlin


The exhibition runs from 09.10.2019 – 03.12.2019


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TJORG DOUGLAS BEER at Kunstlerhaüs FAKTOR, Hamburg

Tjorg Douglas Beer had curated and is taking part in two exhibitions at Galerie Bridget Stern, Künstler Faktor Hamburg:


TJORG DOUGLAS BEER CERAMICS / PAINTINGS

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GALERIE UTOPIA NOWHERELAND (Part II)

The opening takes place on 10th October at 7 pm


Galerie Bridget Stern,
KÜNSTLERHAUS FAKTOR HAMBURG
Max-Brauer-Allee
229 22769
Hamburg, Germany

The exhibition runs from 12-18 October


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Eske Kath interview at Statens Kunstfond

An interview with Eske Kath by Thomas Brunstrøm is now available to read on Statens Kunstfond's website.


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Fritz Bornstück at Art Berlin

Fritz Bornstück will be presenting works with Alexander Ochs Private at Art Berlin from 12- 15 September. The fair takes place at Flughafen Tempelhof.


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Sonja Ferlov Mancoba at Centre Pompidou

Organized in close collaboration with the National Gallery of Copenhagen and Estate Ferlov Mancoba, the first complete French retrospective devoted to the Danish artist, Sonja Ferlov Mancoba (1911-1984), invites visitors to discover a great modernist sculptor who also produced original personal work on paper. The exhibition presents sixty-seven drawings and fifty-eight sculptures, some of which have recently been acquired by the Centre Pompidou.


26 June – 23 September, 2019

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Ernest Mancoba at Centre Pompidou

A grand solo exhibition of Ernest Mancoba's (1904-2002) work opens at Centre Pompidou this June. The exhibition is both thematic and chronological, inviting visitors to an initiatory experience. Mancoba’s relentless search for "the central figure" is omnipresent. The different parts of the exhibition radiate around it, designed as motifs in a unified dance where only one image seems to move, the reflection of the artist’s relentless quest for unity. The exhibition is organized in collaboration with Estate Ferlov Manoba.


26 June – 23 September, 2019

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Fritz Bornstück at Atelier Kreuzberg

Fritz Börnstuck is taking part in the group exhibition Lecker Malerei at:


Atelier Kreuzberg

Schleiermacherstraße 31-37

10961 Berlin


Opening 18 June from 6 - 10 pm

The exhibition ends 25 June



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Jesper Christiansen in Paris

Jesper Christiansen's new exhibition Ombre Flore will be on show at:


Maison de Danemark

142 avenue des Champs-Elysées 75008 Paris


Inauguration Sunday, June 23 at 2 pm.


Exhibition from June 25 to September 15, 2019.


Tuesday to Friday: 13h to 19h Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 13h to 18h Closed on Mondays Free entry


Link to exhibition


Also in Paris Jesper Christiansen's new Altarpiece Skyggeflor - Getsemane Have will be unveiled at


Frederikskirken - Den Danske Kirke i Paris

Rue Lord Byron 17

75008 Paris


The reception will be on Sunday 23 June at 4 pm


Booking obligatory


Link to event (Danish only)


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Staten Museum For Kunst acquires works by Sonja Ferlov Macoba

8 work: 4 plaster sculptures and 4 works on paper by Sonja Ferlov Mancoba have been added to Staten Museum for Kunst's Collection.

See SMK's Facebook post

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Fritz Bönstuck at Baumhaus, Luxembourg

Fritz Börnstuck is exhibiting alongside other Berlin based artist at creative agency Baumhaus with a show entitled il est temps de s’enivrer curated by Peter Ungeheuer.


Bamhaus

18A/18D, rue de la Cimenterie

L-1337 Luxembourg


The exhibition is on from 7 June - 7 July


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Kathrine Ærtebjerg's "Det Evige Liv" at Museet Holmen

Experience Kathrine Ærtebjerg's solo exhibition "Det Evige Liv" at Museet Holmen from 29 May to 8 September 2019.


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Signe Guttormsen wins Farveprisen 2019!

The prize committee has selected Signe Guttormsen as recipient of Farveprisen 2019 for her work If Walls Could Talk created for the new arcade and entrance at Køge Town Hall in Køge south of Copenhagen.

The committee writes: “Consciously and refinedly, Signe Guttormsen draws on almost 500 years of history on textiles with light and colours, where tight lines reproduce the town hall's changing facade over the many years. At the same time she guides the way into the town hall with colourful torches; mirroring the political parties housed in the building.”

The award ceremony will take place on:

Thursday 21 May 1pm in the arcade at Køge Town Hall

It is welcome to all.

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Artist talk med Kathrine Ærtebjerg onsdag d. 24. april kl. 16.30-17.30

Galerie Mikael Andersen byder velkommen til artist talk om Kathrine Ærtebjergs soloudstilling Værktøjet onsdag d. 24. april 2019, kl. 16.30-17.30.

Vær med, når vi slutter Kathrine Ærtebjergs nyeste soloudstilling af på behørig vis med et eftermiddagsarrangement i Bredgade. Her vil kunstneren i samtale med billedkunstner og filosof Dorte Jelstrup tale om udstillingen og Ærtebjergs kunstneriske praksis.

Udstillingen er forlænget til fredag d. 26. april, så det er snart sidste udkald, hvis man ikke vil gå glip af Ærtebjergs nye værker.

Kom forbi og få nye indsigter under eftermiddagens Artist Talk: 16.30 - 17.30.

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Lucy Teasdale in the Group exhibition "Im großen Schiff der Gefühle"

Sculptor Lucy Teasdale is part of the group exhibition "Im großen Schiff der Gefühle" as member of the Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen 1867.

The opening is on Thursday 25th April from 5 pm at Torstraße 111, Kunst und Projekthaus Berlin-Mitte. The opening will also be the launch party for the new catalogue "New Positions / Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen 1867".

Do stop by if you're in Berlin!

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Galerie Mikael Andersen at Art Cologne 2019

Galerie Mikael Andersen is proud to present works by Tom Anholt, Tjorg Douglas Beer, Fritz Bornstück, Günther Förg and Kristian Touborg at this year's Art Cologne international fair for contemporary art.

Please stop by and visit our stand at Hall 11.2 / Stand D4.

Vernissage on Wednesday, 10 April 2019, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.

Opening hours for visitors:

11-13 April: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.

14 April: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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Kathrine Ærtebjerg is artist of the week at kunsten.NU

This week at kunsten.NU, Kathrine Ærtebjerg is featured as artist of the week. Read all about Ærtebjerg's enigmatic work and browse through the article's beautiful selection of paintings and installations photographs.

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Sonja Ferlov Mancoba at 1-54 Marrakech on artnet.com

Artnet highlights Sonja Ferlov Mancoba as a must-see artist at this weekend's 1-54 Artfair in Marrakech. Here, her exquisite ink drawings are on display alongside the works of Ernest and Wonga Mancoba.

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SONJA FERLOV MANCOBA at SMK

Don't miss this spring's grand retrospective exhibition SONJA FERLOV MANCOBA at SMK, The National Gallery of Denmark. The exhibition celebrates one of the most important Danish artists of the modern age and presents the the largest collection of Ferlov Mancoba's works ever put on display. Visit SMK, learn the whole story of this prominent sculptor and explore her poetic figures and drawings. The exhibition runs from 9 February – 5 May 2019 (Photograph: Magnus Ekstrøm)

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Louisiana Channel feat. Eske Kath

"The basic principle for how we see the world is bent out of shape." Watch Eske Kath contemplate his art in Louisiana Channel's new video on the artist. Kath was interviewed by Katrine Stenum Mortensen at Galerie Mikael Andersen, November 2018, in connection with his 2019-exhibition 'The Fundamental Uncertainty' at Trapholt.

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Elisabeth Toubro's new book featured on kunsten.NU

Kunsten.NU writes about Elisabeth Toubro's new book 'TO BE OR NOT'. See the link below!

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Eske Kath Opens Solo Exhibition at Museum Trapholt

With the solo exhibition 'The Fundamental uncertainty' Trapholt exhibits a large selection of Eske Kath's recent works in an impressive installation of paintings and sculptures. Stop by and experience Kath´s grand, colourful and apocalyptic landscapes – the exhibition runs until November 24th, 2019.

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Book Release Friday, January 18th: Elisabeth Toubro – TO BE OR NOT

Stop by the release of the book TO BE OR NOT about the Danish sculptor Elisabeth Thoubro and her work on Friday, January 18th, 4-6 pm. The artist will talk about the book, and the gallery will be showing photographs of some of the exhibitions and works that are included in the book.

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Sonja Ferlov Mancoba Exhibition opening at SMK February 2019

This February, Statens Museum for Kunst will present the largest exhibition ever staged of the sculptures, paintings, collage and drawings created by Danish-French artist Sonja Ferlov Mancoba (1911–84).

With this exhibition, the museum brings to light one of the most important artists in Denmark in modern times, telling the story of a truly unique figure whose life and art remained inextricably interwoven throughout her life.

The exhibition opens Saturday February 9th 2019.

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Leiko Ikemura Solo Exhibition in National Art Center Tokyo

The National Art Center Tokyo will open the most comprehensive solo exhibition of Leiko Ikemura's work to date on 17 January 2019.

The exhibition entitled "Leiko Ikemura: Our Planet – Earth & Stars" will present more than 200 works from 18 January 2019 to 1 April 2019 over an area of 2,000 square meters and in the garden of the center, attempting to show 40 years of creative work and Ikemura's artistic development as an organism. The retrospective and present-oriented exhibition of paintings, sculptures and drawings stages 16 installations in which the plethora of media in the artist's work as well as the central themes of embodiment and transformation can relate to each other.

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'The Fundamental Uncertainty from Where I Sit' in kunsten.nu's must see for week 44

kunsten.nu has recommended our upcoming exhibition The Fundamental Uncertainty from Where I Sit by Eske Kath as a 'must see' for week 44! 

The exhibition runs 2 November 2018 - 8 December 2018

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Kristian Touborg at Galleri Jacob Bjørn

Kristian Touborg's solo show Blood Moon Echoes opens at Galleri Jacob Bjørn on 2 November. The exhibition is on view until 15 December.

Galleri Jacob Bjørn
Thorvaldsensgade 33a
8000 Aarhus C

Image: Kristian Touborg, Blood Moon Echoes, Galleri Jacob Bjørn, 2018, Installation view

www.jacobbjorn.com

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Experience Leiko Ikemura's works on Kulturnatten

On Kulturnatten, Friday October 12th, the gallery is open until 8 pm. Stop by and experience Leiko Ikemura's paintings and sculptures.

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Wonga Mancoba at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

Explore the works of Wonga Mancoba at this year's 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in London from October 4th-7th. In connection with the fair, a new catalogue about the artist and his works has been published. Stop by 1:54 if in London or visit the gallery in Copenhagen for a first look.

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Sonja Ferlov Mancoba at the Terme di Diocleziano in Rome

On September 28th 2018 the exhibition 'Je suis l'autre' opens at the Terme di Diocleziano, Museo Nazionale Romano. In the exhibition, Sonja Ferlov Mancoba's work appears alongside Picasso and Giacometti amongst others. Stop by the Baths of Diocletian when in Rome.

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Tom Anholt on the Sound & Vision Podcast

Listen to artist Tom Anholt on Brian Alfred's podcast Sound & Vision in a conversation about art, life and football.

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Ernest Mancoba in MoMA's Post

Read Joshua I. Cohen's essay 'Identity and Abstraction' on Ernest Mancoba at MoMA's resource website 'post'.

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'Figures and Paintings' in kunsten.nu's must see for week 17

kunsten.nu has recommended our current exhibition Figures and Paintings by Tjorg Douglas Beer as a 'must see' for week 17! 


The exhibition runs 25 April 2018 - 16 June 2018


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Julia Oschatz at Kommunale Galerie Berlin

Julia Oschatz will be exhibiting in the group exhibition KANNITVERSTAN Was Zeichnungen erzählen at Kommunale Galerie Berlin. The exhibition opens Sunday 29 April at 12pm.


Kommunale Galerie Berlin

Hohenzollerndamm 176

10713 Berlin


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Lucy Teasdale at Galerie Born Berlin

Lucy Teasdale is exhibiting in the duo show Serious Play with Michael Markwick at Galerie Born Berlin.


Opening: Thursday 19th April, 6-9pm


GALERIE BORN BERLIN
Potsdamer Straße 58, 10785 Berlin


Exhibition dates: 20 April - 2 June 2018


Image:  Lucy Teasdale, Jay (detail), 2018, Acrystal, 38 x 18 x 17 cm


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Galerie Mikael Andersen at Art Cologne

Galerie Mikael Andersen will be exhibiting at Art Cologne this week with works by Tom Anholt, Marcus Bacher, Tjorg Douglas Beer, Fritz Bornstück, Günther Förg and Kristian Touborg. 


Supported by Statens Kunstfond.


Art Cologne

Hall 11.2, Booth C-026

19 - 22 April 2018


Image: Kristian Touborg, Loophole Trails II (detail), 2018, mixed media on canvas and polyester, 84 x 60 cm (dimensions variable)


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Representation of Tjorg Douglas Beer

We are pleased to announce that Tjorg Douglas Beer is now represented by Galerie Mikael Andersen. 

Tjorg Douglas Beer will be exhibiting his first solo show Figures and Paintings in Galerie Mikael Andersen, opening 25 April 2018. His work has been shown in important International museums and galleries and is represented in prestigious public and private collections. On 6 May the Herbert Gerisch-Stiftung in Neumünster will present a large retrospective exhibition of Beer's works. 

We are looking forward to presenting Tjorg Douglas Beer's works in Copenhagen.


Image: Tjorg Douglas Beer, Rays / Two Men (detail), 2018, acrylic, oil, spray paint, ink and lacquer marker on canvas © VG Bildkunst


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Tom Anholt solo show at Josh Lilley

Tom Anholt's solo show True Stories opens at Josh Lilley Gallery on 12 April.


Opening: Thursday, 12 April, 2018,6-8 pm

Josh Lilley 

44 – 46 Riding House Street 

 London 

W1W 7EX


image: (detail) Tom Anholt, The Missing Doctor, 2018, Oil on Linen, 190 x 130 cm


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Tom Anholt at Saatchi Gallery

Ton  Anholt will be taking part in the group exhibition Known Unknowns at Saatchi Gallery in London. The show features five of Tom Anholts paintings from the Saatchi Collection.


The exhibition is open from Wednesday, 21 March, 2018, 10 am is on view until Saturday, 24 June, 2018


Saatchi Gallery Duke of York's HQ

King's Road

London 

SW3 4RY


Opening hours: 10am-6pm, 7 days a week, last entry 5:30pm


image:  The Lion's Second Dream, 2017, Oil on Collaged Linen, 130 x 190 cm


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Fritz Bornstück at Alexander Ochs Private

Fritz Bornstück is showing paintings at Alexander Ochs Private in the duo exhibtion MAL MITTELFORMATE, DU IDIOT! alongside Sid Gastel. The opening is reservation only due to limited space.


MAL MITTELFORMATE, DU IDIOT!

Alexander Och Private

Schillerstraße 15

10625 Berlin-Charlottenburg

Germany


Opening: Friday 16 March, 7-9pm  

Exhibition: 17 March - 21 April 2018 


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TEN on kunsten.nu

kunsten.nu's Gallery Review writes about our current exhibition TEN by Fritz Bornstück, written by Lisbeth Bonde (Danish only)


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Group show with Tom Anholt, Fritz Bornstück and Kristian Touborg

Wunderkammer: An Epistomological Buffet curated by Søren Sejr and Kristian Touborg at KH7 ARTSPACE, Aarhus features works by both Tom Anholt and Fritz Bornstück. Opening 9 February 2018, 5pm


KH7 ARTSPACE

Sydhavnsgade 7

8000 Aarhus C


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Galerie Mikael Andersen at 1-54 Marrakech

Galerie Mikael Andersen will be presenting works by Ernest Mancoba and Sonja Ferlov Mancoba at Marrakech edition of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair at La Mamounia, 24-25 February 2018.


La Mamounia Palace
Avenue Bab Jdid
Marrakech 40040
Morocco


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Kathrine Ærtebjerg at Charlotte Fogh Gallery

Kathrine Ærtebjerg's solo exhibition Værktøjet (The Tool) at Charlotte Fogh Gallery in Aarhus opens 16 February. The exhibition is on view until 17 March.


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Jesper Christiansen at Kunstforeningen GL STRAND

GL STRAND presents a comprehensive exhibition of Jesper Christiansen's works from the previous five to six years as well as all new paintings created for the exhibition. The exhibition will be opened by HRH Crown Prince Frederik on Friday 2 February 2018.


Kunstforeningen GL STRAND 

Gl Strand 48

1202 Copenhagen

Denmark


Opening: Friday 2 February 2018

Exhibition: Saturday 3 February - Sunday 22 April 2018


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Fritz Bornstück at Laura Mars Gallery

Fritz Bornstück is participating in the group show SPRING SPRING SPRING at Laura Mars Gallery in Berlin alongside Guy Allott, Vitek Marcinkiewicz, Katrin Plavcak, Martin Städeli, Marcus Weber and Amelie von Wulffen.


SPRING SPRING SPRING

Laura Mars Gallery

Bülowstraße 52

10783 Berlin

Germany


Opening: Friday 9 February, 7pm  

Exhibition: 10 February - 17 March 2018 


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Signe Guttormsen at Køge City Hall

Thursday 1 February is the opening of Signe Guttormsen's site specific work for Køge City Hall Hvis vægge kunne tale. The LED flags and torches approach ideas surrounding celebration, unity and democracy. 


There will be a speech by Køge's mayor Maria Stærke, the director of KØS Ulrikke Neergaard and the artist.


Photo: Jan Søndergaard