A large extension of ARoS is now becoming a reality. A principal component of the project, The Next Level, is a huge work of art created by the internationally acclaimed American artist James Turrell
An extraordinary donation has enabled SMK to make a large purchase of a total of 104 significant works by 61 leading artists
29 af landets kunstmuseer modtager en ekstraordinær økonomisk håndsrækning til realisering af publikumsrettede programmer og aktiviteter
Application deadline: 18 September 2020
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.
The British 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.
The New Carlsberg Foundation is donating a significant amount to enable the purchase of more than 100 new pieces to the collection at SMK – the National Gallery of Denmark. With this donation, SMK aims to increase the focus on Danish contemporary art and engage in an ambitious effort to buy works by Danish artists and artists who are active in Denmark. The donation thus also provides economic assistance to the Danish art scene, which is hard hit by the coronavirus crisis.
The artist brothers Jake and Dinos Chapman not only address one of the most impactful portrayals of violence in art history, they intervene directly in it. They have given the iconic painter Goya a make-over in their lithographic series Grande hazaña! Con muertos! The New Carlsberg Foundation has now donated the series to Esbjerg Art Museum, which presents it in a new exhibition that opens on 9 June.
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With political approval in place and donations from, among others, Købmand Herman Sallings Fond and the New Carlsberg Foundation, a large extension of ARoS is now becoming a reality. A principal component of the project, which is titled The Next Level, is The Dome, a huge work of art created by the internationally acclaimed American artist James Turrell.
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When Denmark’s School of Media and Journalism opens in new premises in Aarhus N in September, a significant feature of the new building will be an installation by the internationally acclaimed artist Pipilotti Rist.
On Wednesday, 26 February, the New Carlsberg Foundation’s Art Awards were handed out at the annual award ceremony at the New Carlsberg Glyptotek. The New Carlsberg Foundation’s Artist Grants this year were awarded to the artists’ duo Hanne & Birgit and the visual artist Peter Linde Busk. The director of Designmuseum Danmark, Anne-Louise Sommer, was recognized with Carl Jacobsen’s Museum Professional Grant.