September 7, 2010

Calendar: Art Exhibitions This Fall

As the summer season comes to a close, new exhibitions for the fall will be unveiled in Stockholm's various art museums and galleries. Here is a list of a few of the major new art exhibitions coming to Stockholm. I will update this list as more information comes in...
  • Thrice Upon a Time at Magasin 3 art gallery, located in the Frihamnen harbour area. Three parallel exhibitions featuring 66 artists (both Swedish & international) and 202 works of art from the Magasin 3 collection. Paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, etc, Runs from September 11th through December 12th.
  • Fashion! at Fotografiska Museum, located on Stadskajen near Slussen. An exhibition of fashion photography through history. From Man Ray to Richard Avedon to Steven Meisel... all of the greats will be represented! Runs from September 24th through January 2nd.
  • Scene Shifts at Bonniers art gallery, located in the Vasastan neighborhood. A combination of art and theater... a special collaboration between 14 Swedish artists and actors from the Royal Dramatic Theater. Runs from September 29th through January 9th.
  • Staging Power at the National Museum, located on Blasieholmen. A collaboration with the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, this major exhibition focuses on the great military rulers of the early 19th century (Napoleon, Alexander, etc;). Runs from September 30th through January 2011.
  • The Moderna Exhibition at Moderna Museet (Modern Art Museum), located on Skeppsholmen. Work from close to 50 Swedish artists, active in the Swedish contemporary art scene, will be displayed taking a closer look at modern Swedish society. Runs from October 2nd through January 9th.
  • White Lies at The Museum of Mediterranean and Near East Antiquities, which is located in the downtown area. The white marble busts and statues were originally in color and at this exhibition, using new technology, you can see how the ancient works of sculptural art once appeared. Runs from October 9th through January 30th.
  • Masterpieces by Zorn at Prince Eugene's Waldermarsudde, which located on the island of Djursgården. This exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of Swedish artist Anders Zorn's birth by showing over 80 of the artists masterpieces. Runs from October 23rd through January 23rd.
Thank you to the newspaper Dagens Nyheter for the list!

And don't forget, as I reported earlier, the world famous terracotta warriors from China are on display now at the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities. The exhibition runs through January 16th. Don't miss this oppurtunity!

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