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

Parrots for the Danish Cultural Institute

Randi og Katrine Macaw crop

Works of art by leading contemporary artists have moved into the Danish Cultural Institute’s offices in central Copenhagen. The art infusion includes two human-size parrots that invite employees and visitors to reconsider the social situation in the meeting room.

2019 DECORATIVE PROJECT

Time on a large scale at the Western High Court in Viborg

Mogens Møller. TIMEGLASSET, 2019. Foto: Ole Misfeldt

A bronze hourglass weighing more than a ton and standing five metres tall now stands on the square in front the Western High Court in the city of Viborg. The huge sculpture was created by the visual artist Mogens Møller based on a donation from the New Carlsberg Foundation.

2019 DECORATIVE PROJECT

Full blast!

Lars Nørgård. Mirage til Nuklearmedicinsk Afd. & PET Center, 2019

Mirage for the Department of Nuclear Medicine & PET-Centre is the name of Lars Nørgård’s decorative project for the new department at Aarhus University Hospital. The project, which was realized with a grant from the New Carlsberg Foundation, is a series of four high-energy paintings that counterpoint and engage in dialogue with the hospital’s robust architecture.

2019 DECORATIVE PROJECT

Room in a room in a room …

Anette Harboe Flensburg. Det andet perspektiv, den nye åbning, 2019

The assembly hall at the folk high school Johan Borups Højskole has undergone a major makeover. The comprehensive and sensitive decorative project was carried out by the visual artist Anette Harboe Flensburg, funded by a grant from the New Carlsberg Foundation.

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.

2019 DECORATIVE PROJECT

New altarpiece in Paris

Jesper Christiansen Skyggeflor/Gethsemane Have crop

For many years, the Danish Church in Paris has wanted to install an altarpiece in the bright rectangular church space. With a grant from the New Carlsberg Foundation, Jesper Christiansen has now created a vertical altarpiece in two sections that draws on imagery from the stories about Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane. In rich detailing, Christiansen has created a large vertical landscape that invites the viewer to go exploring.

2019 DECORATIVE PROJECT

SUPERFLEX in the DMZ

Superflex Sydkorea

The Danish artist group SUPERFLEX marks the anniversary of the symbolic summit between North and South Korea with a playground installation in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between the Korean nations. The installation, which was opened in connection with the Danish Crown Prince Couple’s official visit to South Korea, was realized with support from the Ministries of Culture in South Korea and Denmark and from the New Carlsberg Foundation.

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