Stockholm - 17 March 2015 - 10 January 2016
Ernest Cole (1940–1990) grew up in a neighbourhood on the outskirts of Pretoria. He began photographing in his teens and worked as an assistant to a photographer at the picture magazine Drum in Johannesburg. His classification as coloured, rather than black, was a crucial distinction in the apartheid system of South Africa at the time. It meant ...
In the collection: Ernest Cole
On Being an Angel
Stockholm - 5 September 2015 - 6 December 2015
The American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958–1981) created a body of fascinating photographic works in a few intense years before her premature death. Her oeuvre has been the object of numerous in-depth studies and major exhibitions in recent years, and her photographs have inspired artists all over the world.
Malmö - 26 September 2015 - 7 February 2016
Based mainly on the Moderna Museet collection, the exhibition aims at examining the relationship between objects and the human body in the works of minimalist artists and choreographers who emerged between the late 1950s and the early 1970s in North America and Europe.
Objects and Bodies at Rest and in Motion
Stockholm - 3 October 2015 - 17 January 2016
This autumn, Moderna Museet and ArkDes, the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design are jointly organising an exhibition of Olafur Eliasson.
With Anna Riwkin and Björn Langhammer in the shadow of the welfare state
Stockholm - 17 October 2015 - 24 January 2016
A Good Home for Everyone is a photography-based exhibition about the Swedish majority society’s attitude to the Roma. The core of the exhibition consists of the photographic archives of Anna Riwkin and Björn Langhammer left to Moderna Museet and the National Library of Sweden respectively. Riwkin portrayed Swedish Roma with her camera in 1954-55, ...
A Good Home for Everyone
Malmö - 17 October 2015 - 31 January 2016
As part of the Bästa Biennalen! arts festival, Moderna Museet Malmö is holding an exhibition in a small format that allows visitors of every age to experience the astounding and limitless world of art. Coming into the museum’s Loading Dock is going to be like stumbling onto a clearing in a magical forest.
Malmö - 31 October 2015 - 6 March 2016
Hannah Ryggen (1894-1970) was one of the most important artists of the twentieth century. This exhibition is produced in collaboration with Norway’s National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo, and responds to a renewed interest in Ryggen’s figurative and impassioned modernism.
Hannah Ryggen: Weaving the World
Stockholm - 14 November 2015 - 28 February 2016
Lina Selander is one of Sweden’s most innovative moving image artists.Her films and installations often focus on junctures in history where a system or physical place collapses and something new begins to emerge.
Moment – Lina Selander
Stockholm - 16 January 2016 - 24 April 2016
In 1914, Paul Klee went to Tunisia, where he discovered that he was a painter. The same year, Ivan Aguéli embarked on his third and final sojourn in Egypt, the country that shaped his ideas about life and art. This anecdotal coincidence is the starting point for this exhibition about the two artists and their respective approach to the foundations ...
Stockholm - 10 June 2016 - 11 September 2016
Moderna Museet and ArkDes present the large-scale retrospective Yayoi Kusama – In Infinity.
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Stockholm - 13 June 2015 - 30 August 2015
After Babel is a major group show about the many languages that form part of
contemporary art. The common denominator for the participating artists is that they build bridges between different languages and continents.
Malmö - 8 May 2015 - 6 September 2015
On World Peace Day, 8 May, 70 years after the end of the Second World War, FOLDOUT will open at Moderna Museet Malmö. The project is divided into several parts and connects strongly to the alarming diaspora of our time, while also exploring how individual stories are part of the collective memory. The exhibition is presented in two parts at the ...
Katarina Eismann: FOLDOUT
Stockholm - 25 April 2015 - 25 October 2015
Moderna Museet presents the first exhibition of the Argentinian artist Adrián Villar Rojas in Scandinavia.
Adrián Villar Rojas
La Biennale di Venezia 2015
Stockholm - 9 April 2015 - 22 November 2015
The Swedish Pavilion at the 56th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia.
Invitiation: Press preview of the Swedish Pavilion at Arsenale, La Biennale di Venezia, Friday 8 May, 11 am–12 noon.
Lina Selander is one of Sweden’s most innovative moving image artists. She alternates with ease between different eras ...
Lina Selander: Excavation of the Image – Imprint, shadow, spectre, thought
Martha Ossowska Persson, Ida Persson and Idun Baltzersen
Malmö - 28 March 2015 - 26 April 2015
For the fourth time, the Fredrik Roos Art Grant award ceremony is held at Moderna Museet Malmö. The total amount awarded has been raised this year to SEK 600,000, making the Fredrik Roos Art Grant one of Sweden’s largest art awards. For the first time, the Art Grant has been divided among three recipients, following a qualified nominating process ...
Fredrik Roos Art Grant 2015:
Malmö - 14 March 2015 - 18 October 2015
THE NEW HUMAN is a video-based exhibition project that artistically explores our current condition as humans, while also presenting imagined scenarios of our future. The project’s first chapter, titled You and I in Global Wonderland, will take over the entire upper level of Moderna Museet Malmö starting on March 14. It addresses pressing issues of ...
THE NEW HUMAN: You and I in Global Wonderland
Stockholm - 7 March 2015 - 16 August 2015
Akram Zaatari’s work method can be compared to that of an archaeologist – he excavates images, memories and stories. His interest in subjective historiography delves deep into our recent history, focusing on documents that can be personal, not to say intimate.
Malmö - 21 February 2015 - 6 September 2015
Nils Dardel is one of Sweden’s most popular artists. The Moderna Museet’s exhibition Nils Dardel and the Modern Age stresses that Dardel was not just a dandyish eccentric in the salons of high society. In fact, he took part actively in the cosmopolitan avant-garde in Paris and used art to convey the early 20th century jazz era and the modern ...
Nils Dardel and the Modern Age
I Have Been to Hell and Back
Stockholm - 14 February 2015 - 17 May 2015
In February, Moderna Museet opens a major solo exhibition with works by Louise Bourgeois.
Stockholm - 24 January 2015 - 3 May 2015
Håkan Rehnberg (b. 1953) is a influential Swedish artist, who for decades has produced paintings that combine unique formal precision with a fascination for the inherent potential of sensuality.