The National Gallery of Denmark Exhibits Danish & Nordic Art 1750-1900

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artwork: Edvard Munch (1863 - 1944) - "Summer Evening", 1889 - Oil on canvas, 150.2 x 195.3 cm. - Collection of the National Gallery of Denmark.


COPENHAGEN.- From the birth of Danish painting through the famous Golden Age of Danish art to the dawn of Modernism. All the major trends and movements within 150 years of Danish and Nordic art unfold themselves in a new, comprehensive display of the collections housed at the National Gallery of Denmark. “Danish and Nordic Art 1750-1900” shows more than 400 works in 24 freshly renovated exhibition rooms starting May 28th. This tour de force of art involves many different aspects; it includes a historical overview, special themes of immediate relevance to contemporary life, and individual focus on artists of particular importance. It also sheds light on some of the overlooked chapters of Danish art history.