The New Carlsberg Foundation establishes an extraordinary fund of DKK 30 million to help restart art museums that are struggling as a result of the current crisis
The Musuem of Religious Art in Lemvig has now purchased two paintings by Alexander Tovborg
Information for the foundation’s cooperation partners about the novel coronavirus/COVID-19
The temporary closure of cultural institutions in Denmark and the wider impact of the serious health crisis is throwing Danish art museums into a severe economic situation. To address this, the New Carlsberg Foundation is establishing an extraordinary fund to help art museums recover.
Based on four archetypes Alexander Tovborg has created a new religion in his art project New Eternity (2010–12). Two of the archetypes are now on display at Museum of Religious Art in Lemvig. With support from the New Carlsberg Foundation the museum has acquired two of Tovborg’s paintings.
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The sculptor Niels Hansen Jacobsen’s strange and unsettling artworks are shown at the Parisian Musée Bourdelle in the first exhibition in the city dedicated exclusively to the artist. The founder of the New Carlsberg Foundation, Carl Jacobsen, was one of the few to appreciate Hansen Jacobsen’s unusual sculptures from an early time. The New Carlsberg Foundation has supported the catalogue for the Paris exhibition.
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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.
A new digital archive consisting of 759 letters and documents penned by J. C. Jacobsen, the founder of Carlsberg, is now opening to public access. Among other content, the archive includes letters home from travels and 132 letters to his son, Carl, written between 1866 and 1870.
When the world’s economic leaders meet in Davos later this months, they will encounter an eye-catching and thought-provoking contribution from the Danish visual artist Per Arnoldi. The New Carlsberg Foundation has supported the artistic development of Arnoldi’s animation film GLOBAL WARNING / GLOBAL WARMING, which will be part of the official programme at this year’s meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos.