2020 PUBLICATION

Anthology on the Anthropocene

Marianne Krogh Con-nect-ed-ness

The exhibition in the Danish Pavilion at the Architecture Biennale in Venice is going to focus on the notion of connectedness. In collaboration with Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects, the art historian and curator Marianne Krogh is creating the exhibition ‘con-nect-ed-ness’ based on the overarching theme of the biennale: How will we live together? Already now, a thought-provoking anthology with a stellar line-up of contributors from Denmark and abroad and edited by Krogh is published with support from the New Carlsberg Foundation.

2020 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Golden Age drawings for the Royal Collection of Graphic Art

C. W. Eckersberg. En kvinde haster mod en døråbning med mennesker, der passerer forbi udenfor. Forlæg til tavle VI,3 i Linearperspectiven, anvendt på Malerkunsten, ca. 1841

Nudes, Søren Kierkegaard and landscape studies are among the unique drawings from the Golden Age of Danish art that SMK, the National Gallery of Denmark, recently added to the Royal Collection of Graphic Art thanks to a donation from the New Carlsberg Foundation.

2020 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Where are the women?

Ditte Ejlerskov og EvaMarie Lindahl About: The Blank Pages, 2014-20

With the installation About: The Blank Pages Ditte Ejlerskov and EvaMarie Lindahl call out the popular publishing house Taschen’s underrepresentation of women in art. With support from the New Carlsberg Foundation, the Arken Museum of Modern Art can now add this work of art to its collection.

2020 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Decolonial video installation

Jeannette Ehlers Black is a Beautiful Word I & I, 2019

The Royal Danish Library has purchased the video installation Black is a Beautiful Word. I & I by the artist Jeannette Ehlers. The installation is a donation from the New Carlsberg Foundation and will be part of the permanent collection at Den Nationale Fotosamling (The National Photography Collection) as a current commentary on historical portrait photography.

2020 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Rørbye’s mysterious cave

Martinus Rørbye. Parti fra en klippehule, Cervara, 1835

In 1835, in a rocky cave outside Rome, Martinus Rørbye observes how sunbeams fall through the mouth of the cave and strike the rough surface of the rock. He captures the scene in the painting Scene from a rocky cave, Cervara, which Ribe Art Museum recently purchased with support from the Augustinus Foundation and the New Carlsberg Foundation.

2020 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Artistic testimony from Greenland

Anne-Birthe Hove. Uden titel (Haveøvelser og Nunaga), udateret

An outstanding collection of more than 600 works by the Danish-Greenlandic artist Anne-Birthe Hove has been secured for the future National Gallery of Art in Greenland, thanks to a donation from the New Carlsberg Foundation.

2020 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Intimate, raw and beautiful

Jesper Just. Circuit (Interpassivities), 2018.

Distinctive and sophisticated installation by Jesper Just has now been added to the collection of Danish and international contemporary art at SMK – National Gallery of Denmark. In Circuit (Interpassivities) Just brings a variety of materialities into play: solid concrete blocks are contrasted by a video showing close-ups of ballet dancers. Warm, soft skin meets electric cords and grey rectangular wall to the sound of August Rosenbaum’s piano improvisations. The acquisition was made possible by a donation from the New Carlsberg Foundation.

2020 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Joanne at ARKEN

Simon Fujiwara. Joanne, 2016/18

The British-Japanese artist Simon Fujiwara creates thought-provoking and complex total installations that examine our current focus on identity, honesty and self-representation. On of the artist’s principal works is now being added to ARKEN’s collection, based on a donation from the New Carlsberg Foundation.

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