2018 donation of work of art

Golden Age gem for SMK

Martinus Rørbye en

Parti af torvet i Amalfi (View of the square in Amalfi) is a quintessential Danish Golden Age architecture painting. It affirms Rørbye’s position during the period as a great analytical talent and an artist with a bold choice of images. With support form the New Carlsberg Foundation SMK, the national gallery of Denmark, now adds the important Rørbye painting to its Danish Golden Age collection.

2018 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Marilyn Monroe in French

Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster. Cinema

The French artist Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster draws on film history, gender theory and pop culture in her aesthetic video installation Cinema (QM.15) from 2016. With support from the New Carlsberg Foundation ARoS has now acquired the work. It is included in ‘Far From Home’, a presentation of the museum’s own collection that opens on 30 November.

2018 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Rousseau masterpiece for the Glyptotek

Théodore Rousseau. Le chêne de roche (Klippeegen), 1860

At Christie’s Auctions in New York, the Glyptotek recently acquired Le chêne de roche, painted in 1860 by the French artist Théodore Rousseau. A donation from the New Carlsberg Foundation, the painting is an important addition to the representation of Rousseau’s work in Glyptotek’s French collection.

2018 donation of work of art

Behncke meets Clausen

Søren Behncke

The Museum of Art Brundlund Castle has acquired three new paintings by the Danish artist Søren Behncke. The paintings are inspired by material from the museum’s large Franciska Clausen archive and sheds new light on the museum collection.

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