Sweden

Women

Hilma af Klint – A Pioneer of Abstraction in Berlin

Hilma af Klint – A Pioneer of Abstraction in Berlin

Posted July 31st, 2013

Abstract Art, Modernism, Shows, Sweden, Women

The first comprehensive retrospective of the Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) is being held at the Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof. The exhibition (until 6 October 2013) presents a first comprehensive survey of the creative work of the Swedish female artist Hilma af Klint (1862-1944),… Read More

Videos

The Art of the Vikings

The Art of the Vikings

Posted July 31st, 2013

Art History, Documentaries, Sweden, Videos

In the autumn of 1915, on the shore of Lewis, a group of ornaments buried during the Viking period were found. Some of these ornaments were bronze brooches, ornaments that had detailed interlaced patterns, buckles and an iron knife. Looking at the size of the… Read More

Sweden

Lies about Paintings at the Moderna Museet Malmö

Lies about Paintings at the Moderna Museet Malmö

Posted March 12th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Paintings, Shows, Sweden

Is it possible to paint without a brush? This spring and summer, Moderna Museet Malmö is showing eleven works that explore the meaning of painting in one way or another. The exhibition Lies about Painting will present recent acquisitions to the Moderna Museet Collection, including… Read More

Videos

Tartarus – Indigenous Creatures

Tartarus – Indigenous Creatures

Posted March 11th, 2013

Featured, Indigenous, Sweden, Video Art, Videos

An artistic and meditative portrayal of a harmonious population affected by an attempt to civilize them. The directors David Strindberg and Johan Bring explore indigenous creatures, crusades and civilization. We despise indigenous culture while we live, brainwashed by what we believe is science, in a… Read More

Video Art

Nordic Outbreak – The Aesthetic Of Nordic Art

Nordic Outbreak – The Aesthetic Of Nordic Art

Posted March 9th, 2013

Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Public Art, Shows, Sweden, Video Art

Nordic Outbreak is an exhibition project for public space including over thirty moving image artworks by contemporary Nordic artists. It questions what the idea of ‘the Nordic’ has come to mean in the digital age – as a concept of aesthetics and identity. Following a… Read More

Sweden

Hilma af Klint – A Pioneer of Abstraction” in Stockholm

Hilma af Klint – A Pioneer of Abstraction” in Stockholm

Posted February 18th, 2013

Abstract Art, Paintings, Shows, Sweden

One hundred years ago, Hilma af Klint painted pictures for the future. By 1906, she had developed an abstract pictorial imagery – some years before artists such as Kandinsky, Malevich and Mondrian. Moderna Museet is celebrating Hilma af Klint as a pioneer of abstract art… Read More

Sweden

Supersurrealism comes to Malmö

Supersurrealism comes to Malmö

Posted October 5th, 2012

Shows, Surrealism, Sweden

This autumn, Moderna Museet Malmö is presenting surrealism as it has never before been shown. In the museum’s largest ever exhibition, THE SUPERSURREALISM takes over the entire building. Visitors are invited on a voyage in time that sets off in 1591 with Arcimboldo, and ends… Read More

Sweden

Stella launches online gallery for artists from Malmö-Copenhagen

Stella launches online gallery for artists from Malmö-Copenhagen

Posted August 22nd, 2012

Denmark, Galleries, Internet, Sweden

By using the potential of digital media for the reproduction of space, time and audio, Stella Contemporary’s ambition is to bring the real-life experience of the presented artworks and exhibitions out into an international context to be accessed anywhere. Stella Contemporary announces the launch of… Read More

Yemen

Yemen Through Our Lenses

Yemen Through Our Lenses

Posted July 21st, 2012

Photography, Shows, Sweden, Yemen

“Yemen Through Our Lenses” is a photography exhibition about Yemen in Stockholm that would exhibit fascinating and creative photography works from Yemen by Yemeni photographers. It’s planned to take place in the near future after securing needed funds through the crowd-funding website www.ulule.com. Yemeni journalist… Read More