2015

January 10 - Juni 21, 2015

Søren Hjorth Nielsen

The Danish artist Søren Hjorth Nielsen (1901– 83) is best known for his drawings and graphics. The Danish artist Asger Jorn said that the graphics of Hjorth Nielsen was "some of the best in Denmark". Along with his graphics Hjort Nielsen develops his painting. The exhibition displays two paintings and fifty graphic works of Hjorth Nielsen.

January 17 - April 19, 2015

The Children of Abraham

The dogmas of the three monotheistic religions, Christianity, Islam and Judaism are in focus in this debate-generating installation by Jens Galschiøt. The sculpture is 3.5 meters high and 9 meters in diameter. It consists of the characters ‘F.U.N.D.A.M.E.N.T.A.L.I.S.M’, constructed by 8000 copper books each symbolizing Korans, Bibles and Torahs. They are arranged in a circle on top of a foundation, in which 28 screens display changing quotes, bright quotes on the outside of the circle, dark quotes on the inside. About The Children of Abraham

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January 3 - April 19, 2015

Anna Klindt Sørensen

Experice the colorful and expressionistic paintings in this solo exhibition with works of Anna Klindt Sørensen. She has been a rebel in the world of art and in the culturel life. She belonged to a generation of women artists who had to fight for their art with the sacrifices it demanded. The exhibition is show in collaboration with Anne Klindt Sørensens Fond and Rønnebæksholm.

January 10 - May 3, 2015

Sanatorium

Four Danish artists and the German artist Anka Landtau take Silkeborg Bad as a former health-resort as their starting point. They grip the theme approached from a contemporary angle with our relationship with health and beauty in focus. The four Danish artists are Marina Pagh, Karen Kitani Harsbo, Marianne Thygesen and Linda Lammert Lildholdt.

April 25 - August 23, 2015

Transformation

Bettina Winkelmann with German background and Nurith Lumer-Klabbers with Israeli background have lived in Denmark in many years. But they carry a legacy of World War 2 where trauma, stigma and cultural heritage from respectively Israel and Germany are in center. Together they develop a form of expression in which they work in layers and transparencies using canvas and plexiglass. In their works they illustrate the conflicts in the political and personal level in a form that is both specific and universal. Read more...

May 1 - August 30, 2015

Heerup versus Sylvester

The exhibition is a meeting between two popular and beloved Danish artists of two generations. It consists of paintings and sculptures created by Henry Heerup and Leif Sylvester. Everyday life is the subject: People, the dialogue between them, the working people, animals and nature. Arranged in collaboration with Heerup Museum in Rødovre. Read more

June 27 - August 30, 2015

Pictures from Iran II

A number of Iranian children’s book illustrators are presented in the exhibition which includes approximately 75 works created by 40 Iranian illustrators and draughtsmen. The initiative is taken by a group of Danish children’s book illustrators and Selskabet for Børnelitteratur and will tour in Denmark. In 2007 the Art Centre showed “Pictures from Iran I” and it was a great eye-opener to a different culture to the Danish audience.

14. maj – 6. september 2015

Psykedeliske Landskaber

Billedkunstner Birgitte Lund skaber en totalinstallation med sine malerier i den centrale søjlesal. Publikum vil vandre i et åbnet malerisk landskab, der giver plads for såvel forestillinger om natur som erindringer og naturen lige udenfor. Hendes fortrinsvis abstrakte maleri er ofte serielle forløb, og her foldes det for alvor ud. Et mindre rum er dedikeret serien ”Psykedeliske landskaber”, som er værker på papir.
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September 12 - December 6, 2015

ARTAPESTRY4

European Tapestry show - a modern presentation of woven images from European countries. The participating artist in the International Triennal are selected by a jury. Central is the variety of expressions where the weavers experiment with new materials as well as new weaving methods.

31 textile artists from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany, France, Czech Republic, England, Scotland, Belgium, Poland, Austria and Finland are participating in the exhibition. The exhibition has been shown in Finland, Germany and Austria before it comes to Denmark.

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September 5 - December 20, 2015

Nordic Bronze

The visual artists Bodil Dam, Jytte Høeg and Stinne Teglhus have formed the group Cire Perdue. They are presented together in Silkeborg. The technical focus is bronze casting by the cire perdue method. They work in their own way based on a figurative idiom. They each present their sculptural works as well as several joint works. There will be a workshop where the audience will gain insight into the working process from sketch to the different casting stages.

5. september 2015 - 3. januar 2016

Peter Lundberg - Just Memories

Udstillingen er centreret omkring tegninger og disse tegninger som øjenåbnere til den motivverden, Peter Lundberg arbejder med i sine malerier. Udstillingen omfatter tuschtegninger, akvareller og oliemalerier, som ikke tidligere har været udstillede. Dertil en mindre afdeling, der skuer bagud gennem 40 års arbejde med billeder. Se mere