The new presentation of the collection is roughly chronological, with a few thematic highlights and side-tracks. Films and texts will be relate the various narratives to the period in which the works originated, thus linking them to our time when they are shown at Moderna Museet.
The Moderna Museet Collection
A Pioneer of Abstraction
Stockholm 16 February 2013 - 26 May 2013
In the spring of 2013 Moderna Museet is dedicating a major exhibition to the pioneering Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862-1944), featuring many works that have never before been shown in public. This retrospective exhibition is Moderna Museet´s tribute to Hilma af Klint as one of the greatest Swedish artists.
Hilma af Klint
GIVE POETRY A TRY
Stockholm 16 March 2013 - 8 September 2013
“The incomparable Karl Holmqvist,” Rirkrit Tiravanija calls his colleague and friend in a coming portrait film, and Karl Holmqvist (b 1964) certainly is like no one else. But that does not mean that his works were created in, or portray, their own, isolated universe. On the contrary, quotes, echoes, repetitions and revisions – input and output – ...
Moment – Karl Holmqvist
In Process (Stockholm)
Stockholm 23 March 2013 - 1 September 2013
Paul Thek, in Process is an archive exhibition in the Pontus Hultén Study Gallery, curated by Susanne Neubauer. It features Paul Thek’s oeuvre, based on correspondence and photo documentation from the Pyramid/A Work in Progress exhibition at Moderna Museet in 1971–72.
Stockholm 27 March 2013 - 5 January 2014
Surrealism & Duchamp is Moderna Museet’s next instalment in the dialogue between Duchamp and other artists in the Museum’s outstanding collection.
1920s and 1930s surrealism is one of the principal movements in modernist art and literature. The surrealists eschewed rational reality and – inspired by Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalysis – embraced ...
Surrealism & Duchamp
Stockholm 13 April 2013 - 25 August 2013
Ulla Wiggen (b. 1942) is an artist with a fastidious and highly idiosyncratic output. During 1964-1969, she made only some 30 paintings, most of which represent the interior of various electronic devices. Some are straight-forward depictions, revealing existing connections, others are her own combinations of components from different sources.
Moment – Ulla Wiggen
The Girl, the Monster and the Goddess
Stockholm 20 April 2013 - 1 December 2013
In 1960, Niki de Saint Phalle aimed a loaded shotgun at her own work and pulled the trigger. Encapsulated bags of paint under a layer of plaster exploded and made the works bleed like a human being. These ShootingPaintings (Tirs) were widely acknowledged, and Niki de Saint Phalle developed them into large-scale reliefs and altarpieces against the ...
Niki de Saint Phalle
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