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This weekend, Hyperallergic will be in Copenhagen, Denmark to attend the Kopenhagen Contemporary Art Weekend (Sept 1–4).
Starting tomorrow we will be filing reports on all we discover in this city renowned for exquisite design, social democracy, environmentalism and — more recently —
Mohammad cartoons oops, wrong Danish city, we’ve learned something new already. We will explore what this city has to offer for the art lover.
The art weekend is organized by Wonderful Copenhagen and the Kopenhagen Art Institute in collaboration with the 50 of the city’s galleries and museums. We can’t wait to see the world of Danish art!
Btw, we admit to being a little curious to see the latest graffiti response to Shepard Fairey’s now infamous “Go Home, Yankee Hipster” mural.
Image is a combination of Kopenhagen Contemporary’s logo and this lovely Flickr photo.
Archeologists can now prove the Vikings made landfall in the Americas hundreds of years before Columbus reached the Bahamas.
This week, the National Gallery of Art finally acquired a major work by Faith Ringgold, the director of The Velvet Underground talks film, North America’s Hindu Nationalist problem, canceling legacy admissions, and more.
No Vacancy, curated by Jody Graf, will be on view from October 26 through November 8 at the school’s Kellen Gallery in New York City.
Sculptures of Oaxacan alebrijes, envisioned as guardians of the nation’s immigrant community, and catrinas, Day of the Dead skeletons, are now at Rockefeller Center.
“I am trying to keep the immediacy of my emotional experience while I’m painting.”
Art by Athena LaTocha, Wendy Red Star, Marianne Nicolson, Anita Fields, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith & Neal Ambrose-Smith, and more is on view through January 2022.
The intention behind the seemingly bizarre combination was, according to Attie, “to give visual form to the shared American and Brazilian reality of nationalistic divisions that defines our political present.”
Nowhere in the museums’ advertising blitzkrieg for the performance were we told to bring our wildfire-season masks as well as our covid masks, and covid masks don’t prevent smoke inhalation.