Art exhibitions



Our selection of the best museum and gallery exhibitions across Denmark, in one handy list! Suggestions? Email us:

Rineke Dijkstra ‘The One And The Many’
Louisiana. Ends 30th December.

A master of modern portraiture, Dutch artist Rineke Dijkstra’s large photographs and videos explore vulnerability through identity. She captures people in the very moment.

Gl Strandvej 13, 3050 Humlebæk


Stanley Kubrick – The Exhibition
Kunstforeningen GL STRAND. Ends 14th January.

An immersive presentation of Kubrick’s film-making, this exhibition brings together film excerpts, photography and extensive archival material to showcase the work of the director of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ and ‘The Shining’.

Kunstforeningen GL STRAND
Gl. Strand 48, KBH

Gillian Wearing

SMK. Ends January 7.

Turner prize winning artist Gillian Wearing brings her photographs and video pieces to SMK in which she uses image formats that are commonly seen in everyday life: family photographs, snapshots, TV shows and home videos, often portraying her family.

Statens Museum for Kunst
Sølvgade 48-50, KBH


I AM BLACK VELVET – Erik Mortensen: Haute Couture
Design Museum. Ends 31st January.

The exhibit shows more than 70 haute couture creations by the Danish fashion designer Erik Mortensen for the French fashion houses Pierre Balmain and Jean Louis Scherrer from 1982-95.

Design Museum
Bredgade 68, KBH

Ofelia Plads Sound Installation
Ofelia Plads. Ends 30 November.

In September, visitors to Ofelia Plads will be greeted by a new sound artwork created especially for the new urban space by the artists Ragnhild May and Ea Borre. The chine-like object at Ofelia Plads is a cluster of maritime artifacts, which invite the audience to experience Ofelia Plads with new eyes.

Ofelia Plads

Kunsthal Charlottenborg. Ends February 2018.

This new exhibition at Kunsthal Charlottenborg focuses on Yoko Ono’s publications: printed matter in the widest sense, and on how the artist has been able to disseminate her work from small whispers to broadcast through mass media.

Kunsthal Charlottenborg


Michael Kvium
Arken. Ends 14 January 2018.

Michael Kvium’s grotesque, caricatured figures have, since the 1980s, both fascinated and disgusted us and, in the process, have become part of the Danish cultural heritage. This autumn he presents an exhibition at Arken, including specially created paintings, sculpture and films.

Skovvej 100, 2635 Ishøj











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