Once Every Four Years, Moderna Museet Presents an Overview of Swedish Contemporary Art

STOCKHOLM.- On 2 October, Moderna Museet opened the new edition of The Moderna Exhibition, its recurring inventory of the most interesting recent developments in Swedish contemporary art. The Moderna Exhibition 2010 features 54 artists, 28 women and 26 men, who have made a strong impact on the Swedish art scene. Most of the works have never been exhibited to Swedish audiences, and more than half of the works have been produced specifically for this exhibition. The Moderna Exhibition is held every four years and is intended as an overview of Swedish contemporary art. The 2010 edition acknowledges that the heterogeneity of our era is also reflected in art. Consequently, The Moderna Exhibition 2010 does not have one single theme, nor does it propose that there is any technique or style that defines the current art scene. Instead, the exhibition highlights mutually enhancing disparities and gives viewers examples of what releva