Exhibition of One Thousand Photographs from the Moderna Museet Collection Opens


STOCKHOLM.- In 2011, Moderna Museet’s new directors, Daniel Birnbaum and Ann-Sofi Noring, launched a new presentation of the collection. Another Story, now on view, gives a fresh angle on art history, based on works from the Moderna Museet collection. We start by focusing on photography, which will gradually be given a more prominent position, only to fill the entire exhibition of the permanent collection this autumn. “We want to show the museum collection from a new perspective, but also to present an alternative art history, not one that is more true, but simply another perspective. We have noted a strong demand to see more of Moderna Museet’s large collection of photography among our visitors. With this venture, we hope to contribute in a way that only we can, and to give the public what they have a right to expect from us, namely the historic dimension. We are also intensifying our research into p