2020 DECORATIVE PROJECT

A water feature with the city of Lemvig in its DNA

Karin Lorentzen. Iris, 2020

The Danish sculptor Karin Lorentzen has taken an almost archaeological approach to local history and geography in her creation of a new water feature for the old city square in the town of Lemvig in northern Jutland. The piece, which is titled Iris, was realized with support from the New Carlsberg Foundation.

2020 DECORATIVE PROJECT

Pipilotti Rist’s luminous dreamscapes at DMJX

Pipilotti Rist. Jordlys og pingpong med solen, 2020

The acclaimed artist Pipilotti Rist has created her biggest permanent video installation ever. The installation was unveiled at DMJX, the Danish School of Media and Journalism, where it will be illuminating surfaces, interiors and students, thanks to funding from Obel Family Foundation, Salling Foundations, Spar Nord Foundation, Beckett Foundation, the Danish Arts Foundation, FEAS and the New Carlsberg Foundation.

2020 DECORATIVE PROJECT

BLOX – now with a giant slide

Carsten Höller. DAC Slide

When the Danish Architecture Center (DAC) recently reopened, it also revealed a sensational new installation, made possible by a donation from the New Carlsberg Foundation. In a bespoke commission for DAC, the internationally acclaimed artist Carsten Höller has created one of his intricate slides, spiralling four storeys down through the iconic BLOX building.

2020 DECORATIVE PROJECT

Monumental tapestries for the folk high school Løgumkloster Højskole

Maja Lisa Engelhardt. Årstid

After being shuttered for several years, Løgumkloster Højskole (Løgumkloster Folk High School) is once again ready to welcome students and staff. The lecture hall in the newly reopened school now features four large woven tapestries created by Maja Lisa Engelhardt with funding from the New Carlsberg Foundation. By the time the tapestries were completed, however, the school had to declare bankruptcy, and so the work of art has only recently been hung in its intended setting.

2019 DECORATIVE PROJECT

Revitalizing the red bricks

Amalie Jakobsen Næstved Gymnasium

Four ceramic works, two paintings and a sculpture in painted steel. The two Danish artists Anna Sørensen and Amalie Jakobsen have created site-specific pieces for the upper secondary school Næstved Gymnasium & HF. The decorative project was made possible by a grant from the New Carlsberg Foundation.

2019 DECORATIVE PROJECT

GLOBAL WARNING / GLOBAL WARMING

Per Arnoldi - Global Warning

Per Arnoldi’s artistic climate comment will appear in outdoor advertising spaces in the City of New York in connection with the opening of the United Nations’ General Assembly in September. It is estimated that the art campaign will have more than 17 million views. The Danish artist has further created a website where anyone can download his artistic climate warning.

2019 DECORATIVE PROJECT

Science Tower with Danish contemporary art

Marie Lund Mærsk Tårnet

Five copper sculptures by the Danish artist Marie Lund are now mounted on a concrete frieze in the canteen of the Maersk Tower. With a donation from the New Carlsberg Foundation, works by 17 Danish contemporary artists, distributed across 15 floors, have been selected for a large decorative project in the new building.

2019 DECORATIVE PROJECT

Sonic

Thilo Frank Sonic

The internationally acclaimed German artist Thilo Frank has created a large decorative project at Dansekapellet (the Dance Chapel) at Bispebjerg. The New Carlsberg Foundation donated the site-specific work of art, to be unveiled on 31 August, and which establishes an original connection between Dansekapellet and everyday life in the nearby urban space.

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