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Nørrebro Library including Eske Kath's site-specific commission win award

The City of Copenhagen has awarded the “Publikumpris ved bygningspræmiering” to Nørrebro Library which is an award that celebrates remarkable architecture and also a citizen favourite.

Depicted here is Nørrebro Library and Eske Kath’s site-specific work “Udsigt/Indsigt”

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OPENING HOURS DURING EASTER

This week the gallery will be open:

Tuesday 30 March : 10-18

Wednesday 31 March : 10-18

Thursday 1 April : Closed

Friday 2 April : Closed

Saturday 3 April : 11-15

Sunday 4 April : Closed



image: Kristian Touborg, Construction Work (Water Crop),

66 x 87 cm, mixed media on canvas

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Kristian Touborg at Newchild Gallery

Kristian Touborg is participating in the group exhibition Wild Blue Yonder at Newchild Gallery, Antwerp from 12 March - 12 June


For more information visit the gallery's website:



www.newchildgallery.com

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Tom Anholt at Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin

Tom Anholt's new solo exhibition Close to Home is on at Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin from 25 March - 24 April 2021.

For more information visit the gallery's website:



https://eigen-art.com/start/

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Welcome back!

The gallery will reopen beginning Tuesday 2 March.

Our current group show Accrochage showcases works from the gallery collection and can be visited Tuesday - Friday between 12:00 -18:00. Saturdays will still be closed throughout March.

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The gallery is currently closed for visitors

Due to the newest corona restrictions, the gallery is closed for visitors until 7 february.


Our next exhibition is Eske Kath's solo exhibition "Containing Landscapes" - more info about the opening date will follow.

Meanwhile our office is open and we can always be reached at cph@mikaelandersen.com.


Sincere regards,

Galerie Mikael Andersen

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Sonja Ferlov Mancoba and Ernest Mancoba in The New York Times

"This show at Aicon includes 18 paintings and works on paper by Mancoba, handsomely installed against peach-colored walls, and paired with bronze sculptures by his wife, the Danish artist Sonja Ferlov Mancoba. Her bronzes of roughly finished metal, which can recall masks or totems, show the enduring influence of African sculpture on European modernism — and reaffirms that both husband and wife were working in a postwar Paris where a clean division of “African” and “European” aesthetics could not be made. The real urgency here, though, remains Ernest Mancoba’s abstractions. They ought to be in every serious modern art museum: not as a token of “African” modernism, but an exemplar of forms in motion." JASON FARAGO

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Kristian Touborg on Daily Lazy

Kristian Touborg has been featured in conversation on Daily Lazy. Read the interview here:


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Sonja Ferlov Mancoba and Ernest Mancoba at Aicon, New York

Sonja Ferlov Mancoba | Ernest Mancoba, is an important and timely exhibition that considers the creative impulses of two artists that were instrumental in founding the CoBrA avant-garde art movement. It will be the first major show in the United States of Sonja Ferlov Mancoba and the second of Ernest Mancoba (following the very successful first solo of the artist at Aicon Gallery in February, 2017). Sonja Ferlov Mancoba | Ernest Mancoba is the first exhibition of the two artists since their Centre Pompidou 2019 show (June 26 to September 29, 2019).

The exhibition juxtaposes a suite of canvases and drawings with a series of inspired sculptures tracing both artists’ heritage – Danish and South African respectively – and recording the profound influence they had on each other’s work. Aicon Art’s show is in generous partnership with Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen and the Ferlov Mancoba Estate.

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Fritz Bornstück at Vestre Landsret in Sønderborg

Fritz Bornstück has made a new installation of works for Vestre Landsret in Sønderborg. Visit out instagram to see a Video of Fritz talking about the works

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Signe Guttormsen - New site-specific artwork

Signe Guttormsen's new site-specific artwork DET VI IKKE VED DET VED VI IKKE (WHAT WE DO NOT KNOW WE DO NOT KNOW) for Kongens Punkt, Kanalbyen in Fredericia opens June 18, 2020


Read more about it here



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New opening hours in May

Gallery Mikael Andersen will have the following opening hours in May-


Tuesday - Friday: 11am - 4pm

Saturday: 11am- 3pm


Our exhibition with Günther Förg has also been extended until 3 June.

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Günther Förg opening is cancelled


Dear all,

We regret to inform you that our opening tomorrow, Friday 13th, of our exhibition Günther Förg – Works 1988-2007 will not take place due to the recent recommendations of the Danish health authorities. The gallery will stay closed until April 14th and meanwhile we can be reached by email and on social media.


Kind regards,

Galerie Mikael Andersen

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Eske Kath at Nørrebro Library

Thursday 12 December sees the opening of Eske Kath's site-specific work Udsigt/Indsigt.

The works are generously supported by Den Obelske Familiefond, Aage og Johanne Louis-Hansen Fond, Københavns Kommunes Legat til stadens forskønnelse og almenes bedste, Statens Kunstfond and private donors.


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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'.