Moderna Museet has one of Europe’s finest collections of modern and contemporary art, including key works by Henri Matisse, Niki de Saint Phalle and Salvador Dalí. The collection covers paintings, sculptures, installations, films, videos, drawings and prints by Swedish and international artists from the 20th and 21st centuries. It also includes ...
The Moderna Museet Collection
Mr Aldman - Superhero of the Universe
Stockholm 17 May 2014 - 12 October 2014
Lena Svedberg (1946–1972) is best known for her contributions to the Swedish underground magazine Puss 1968–74, but her short oeuvre comprised infinitely more than that. For the 1969 Biennial in Paris she created the work Mr Aldman – Superhero of the Universe.
Moment - Lena Svedberg
Swedish Photography from Christer Strömholm until Today
Stockholm 6 September 2014 - 15 February 2015
The exhibition presents Christer Strömholm (1918-2002) and his circle, and highlights a group of photographers who have taken documentary photography in a more personal and artistic direction. It explores the private, intimate, inquisitive and subjective tendencies in Swedish photography, with a few international examples, spanning from the 1940s, ...
A Way of Life
Stockholm 27 September 2014 - 4 January 2015
On a wall sits a nail, oddly enough the wrong way round, with its head to the white painted surface. From its point hangs a chain consisting of four more nails, barely touching each other. An impossible arrangement, were it not for the invisible magnetic force that counteracts the otherwise stable law of gravity according to which everything fall.
Stockholm 11 October 2014 - 18 January 2015
Sculpture After Sculpture brings together the work of Katharina Fritsch (b. 1956), Jeff Koons (b. 1955), and Charles Ray (b. 1953) in a far-reaching examination of three innovators whose parallel endeavors have reinvented the traditions of their art form.
Sculpture After Sculpture
Stockholm 18 October 2014 - 11 January 2015
Meriç Algün Ringborg (1983) was born and raised in Istanbul. She went to art school in Sweden and has lived in Stockholm for many years. She now shares her time between Sweden and Turkey.
Moment - Meriç Algün Ringborg
Stockholm 24 January 2015 - 12 April 2015
Curator: Daniel Birnbaum
Stockholm 14 February 2015 - 17 May 2015
Curator: Iris Müller-Westermann
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La naissance de Stockholm..! / The Birth of Stockholm..!
Stockholm 28 June 2014 - 7 September 2014
Georges Adéagbo (b. 1942 in Cotonou, Benin) creates site-specific installations where news cuttings, posters, books, postcards, clothes and his own handwritten texts are interwoven with sculptures and paintings from Benin into complex three-dimensional collages.
Stockholm 29 May 2014 - 14 September 2014
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
Stockholm 22 March 2014 - 4 May 2014
Maria Miesenberger’s (b. 1965) oeuvre comprises both photography and sculpture. The Moderna Museet collection includes a series of images from one of her best-known projects, Sverige/Schweden (1993–2000), in which she has used pictures from her family album, reducing the human figures to black silhouettes in idyllic yet deceptive settings.
Moment - Maria Miesenberger
Stockholm 14 February 2014 - 4 May 2014
Gabriel Orozco, was born in Mexico in 1962 and lives in Paris, New York and Mexico City. He is one of the most widely recognised artists of his generation but has not been shown in the Nordic countries until now. Orozco’s reputation has been growing steadily since the late-1980s, and his oeuvre paved the way for a new form of conceptualism that ...
Stockholm 22 January 2014 - 27 April 2014
Dance Machines – From Léger to Kraftwerk focuses on the fascination with machines, industry and everyday mechanisation. One gallery is devoted to Kraftwerk’s 3-D installation 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 (2013).
Dance Machines - From Léger to Kraftwerk