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
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 - 6 January 2015
Mid-Sentence at Moderna Museet is Nina Canell’s first solo exhibition in Sweden. She has previously exhibited at a number of prominent international museums and institutions.
Fritsch, Koons, Ray
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 - 22 February 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
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.
Stockholm 14 February 2015 - 17 May 2015
Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) is considered to be one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. Her original and complex as well as fascinating and diverse oeuvre will be presented in a major survey including 105 works covering the artist’s whole career stretching from the 1930s to 2009. Some of the works in the show have never been ...
Stockholm 7 March 2015 - 16 August 2015
The Lebanese artist Akram Zaatari compares his work to that of an archaeologist. He excavates images, memories and stories. As one of the initiators of the Arab Image Foundation, he has created an archive of more than 600,000 images. This archive is also a source for several of his artistic works, especially those relating to the photographer ...
Stockholm 25 April 2015 - 25 October 2015
The Argentinian artist Adrián Villar Rojas (b 1980) is known for his often monumental works in clay and other organic materials that are allowed to change and disintegrate over time. In addition to sculpture and installation, he also uses photography, drawing and moving images. Villar Rojas explores temporality and he is inspired by ideas from the ...
Adrián Villar Rojas
Stockholm 13 June 2015 - 30 August 2015
The exhibition After Babel marks the culmination of Moderna Museet’s project A Bigger World, our initiative to broaden the standard perspective of art history. After Babel is an extensive group exhibition about the many languages in contemporary art. The common denominator is that all the invited artists contribute to bridging the gaps between ...
Show exhibitions from
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
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
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