Denmark is more than Copenhagen

Many of Denmark’s major attractions lie beyond the city limits, and if you’re visiting Copenhagen, it’s worth considering how long your Copenhagen visit should...

Playground of Contemporary Art in Denmark

A new art playground opens in Charlottenlund on the coast north of Copenhagen in May this year. Olafur Eliasson, Jeppe Hein and other major...

People and Trolls in Copenhagen

“Does humor belong in Art?” asks Sverre Følstad, an expert on the Norwegian artist Theodor Kittelsen (1857-1914). Of course, it does! Danish Robert Storm...

Aarhus – The World’s Smallest Metropolis

The Danish town Aarhus may justifiably be called the world’s smallest metropolis. You can walk from one millennium to another in just one minute. And...

Cultural Achievements in Denmark

Denmark's rich intellectual heritage contributes to the cultural achievements of the modern world. The astronomical discoveries of Tycho Brahe (1546-1601) and the brilliant contributions to...

Magic Art in Stockholm

The Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson (48) is one of the world’s most acclaimed international contemporary artists. His exhibition “Reality Machines” is now on display...

Scandinavian Royal Line

Monarchy is alive and well in Scandinavia. Sweden, Norway and Denmark all have royal figureheads. Monarchy could hardly be more entrenched than in Denmark. Queen...

Action film and the Bible in Denmark

“Some ways of presenting art are more valid than other,” says the Norwegian director/curator Erlend G. Høyersten at Aarhus Art Museum in Jutland, Denmark....

In Search of Matisse in Copenhagen and Oslo

Focus this autumn is on the French painter Matisse at Henie Onstad Art Center outside Oslo as well as at Ordrupgaard Museum outside Copenhagen. Basis...

Important Shit in Copenhagen

Explore Denmark’s rich cultural heritage in a series of events at the Golden Days Festival, September 4 – 20. What is cultural heritage? Whose...

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