2019 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Njideka Akunyili Crosby at SMK

Njideka Akunyilis Crosby. In the Lavender Room, 2019

Njideka Akunyili Crosby has made a strong name for herself in the international art scene in recent years with figurative and interior images that are simultaneously classical and groundbreaking. A donation from the New Carlsberg Foundation has now enabled SMK, the national gallery of Denmark, to acquire one of her principal pieces.

2019 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Tuxen in peak form

Laurits Tuxen. Aftenselskab i atelieret på Strandvejen, 1905

Art Museums of Skagen recently acquired a principal piece by the Skagen painter Laurits Tuxen. The painting, Aftenselskab i Atelieret på Strandvejen (Evening Party in the Studio on Strandvejen) marks a new direction in Tuxen’s late figure compositions.

2019 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Science, technology and visual art

Thorbjørn Lausten Dissipator 2 crop en

Thorbjørn Lausten’s work revolves around rendering the invisible visible and giving form to the fleeting. This is exemplified in his two light installations QED and Dissipator 2, which Esbjerg Art Museum has now added to its collection with support from the New Carlsberg Foundation.

2019 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

From Paris to Lolland

Olaf Rude Landskab. Skejten en

Olaf Rude’s landscape painting Landskab. Skejten (Landscape. Skejten) illustrates the scenic setting of the Fuglsang Estate in 1911. In the piece, Rude combines inspiration from the contemporary European art scene with familiar local themes from the Danish island of Lolland. With support from the Danish Agency of Culture and Palaces and the New Carlsberg Foundation, Fuglsang Art Museum now adds the painting to its collection.

2019 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Greenland according to Gitz-Johansen

Gitz-Johansen Nuuk crop

Aage Gitz-Johansen’s works shed new light on the artistic portrayal of Greenlandic culture. With support from the New Carlsberg Foundation, Nuuk Art Museum now adds four of the artist’s works to its collection.

2019 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

HORNY VACUUM

Lea Porsager Horny Vacuum

Lea Porsager’s work HORNY VACUUM is an artistic abstraction on the enigmatic natural phenomenon of the intangible neutrino particle. With support from the New Carlsberg Foundation, the Museum of Contemporary Art in the Danish city of Roskilde has now acquired the piece for its collection. From 24 September it is on display at the museum in Porsager’s solo exhibition [WEAK] FORCE.

2019 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

A Winter Night at Kunsten

Julie Nord en vinternat Kunsten

Julie Nord’s free-wheeling fantastical pictorial narratives with their abundant ornamentation are a celebration of the non-rational and quirky. They rattle our notion of the familiar world and bring a sinister feel to the places where we feel most safe and secure. With support from the New Carlsberg Foundation, Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg now adds Nord’s principal work A Winter Night to its collection.

2019 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Say it with flowers

Johan Laurentz Jensen Opstilling med blomster

Johan Laurentz Jensen was the leading flower painter of the golden age of Danish art. He portrayed the contemporary perception of nature and cultural ideals in complex still lifes. With support from the New Carlsberg Foundation, Øregaard Museum can now add his 1838 painting Colourful bouquet of flowers in a Greek vase on a stone ledge with shells to its collection.

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