Must-See Art Guide: Copenhagen

This week's guide includes Peter Doig, Troels Wörsel, Olafur Eliasson, and more.

Courtesy of David Risley Gallery.

Courtesy of David Risley Gallery.

Remember the time when the art world stopped in the summer? Those days are over! The most recent addition of the Seattle Art Fair took place in July, and now CHART, in its third edition, opens to the public tomorrow with 28 carefully selected galleries showcasing exclusively the best of the best in contemporary art from the Nordic region. From the fair itself to the special projects to the performances and talks, this event has plenty for you to see all in one space, at the Kunsthal Charlottenborg.

It doesn’t stop there. Monocle’s most livable city in the world also has must-see exhibitions this weekend. Start your tour by heading over to Martin Asbæk Gallery, where they will be presenting their annual group show, “Summer in the City.” In its 10th year showcasing modern Scandinavian artists, as well as emerging and established artists, this year you can find works by Zevs, Rama King Nash, and German artist Markus Oehlen, who will also be shown at the fair. Even though Peter Lav Gallery is closed for the fair until Saturday, make sure to head over after to see photographs by Emil Salto, in which he spotlights objects and documents that were inherited from his grandfather as his subject matter. From there, stop by long-time gallery Galleri Susanne Ottesen, showing new works by self-taught Danish artist Troels Wörsel, in which he explores the combination of construction and perception in an expressive manner, while paints almost entirely without a brush, removing his personal style and leaving his impressions anonymous to the viewer. If you were disappointed that you weren’t going to make it to the Peter Doig show at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, not to worry, it’s been extended until Sunday. In collaboration with Fondation Beyeler in Riehen, you can now view all 30 of Doig’s large-format oil paintings and works on paper.

Even though so many art events are coinciding with your summer, don’t forget, it’s still summer, so enjoy the heat while you can.

Installation view. Courtesy of Martin Asbaek Gallery.

Installation view. Courtesy of Martin Asbaek Gallery.

Exhibition: Summer in the City No. 10

When: August 7–September 5, 2015

Where: Martin Asbæk Gallery, Bredgade 23, 1260 Copenhagen, Denmark

Troels Wörsel, Untitled (2015). Courtesy of Galleri Susanne Ottesen.

Troels Wörsel, Untitled (2015). Courtesy of Galleri Susanne Ottesen.

Exhibition: Troels Worsel: Trial and Error and other New Work

When: August 14–September 19, 2015

Where: Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Gothersgade 49, 1123 Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Exhibition: Tableau – A Solo Exhibition by Rose Eken

When: August 14 – September 19, 2015

Where: V1 Gallery, Flæsketorvet 69–71, Copenhagen, Denmark

Matt Saunders. Courtesy of Niels Borch Jensen.

Matt Saunders. Courtesy of Niels Borch Jensen.

Exhibition: Graphic works by Matt Saunders

When: August 14 – September 22, 2015

Where: Niels Borch Jensen, Bredgade 22, kld., Copenhagen, Denmark

Courtesy of Christian Andersen.

Courtesy of Christian Andersen.

Exhibition: Ryan Gander, The Canter of Edward de Bono – new works by Spencer Anthony

When: August 14–September 26, 2015

Where: David Risley Gallery, Bispevej 29, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Exhibition: Sirens

When: August 14–September 26, 2015

Where: Christian Andersen, Bispevej 29, Copenhagen, Denmark

Alexander Tovborg. Courtesy of Galleri Nicolai Wallner.

Alexander Tovborg. Courtesy of Galleri Nicolai Wallner.

Exhibition: Myten Er En Tilstand: Alexander Tovborg

When: August 19–September 26, 2015

Where: Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Amager Strandvej 50, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Exhibition: Eva, Pamela, Victoria…” and “New Works: Daniel Richter

When: August 19–October 24, 2015

Where: Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Flæsketorvet 85 A, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Exhibition: Matthew Ronay: In and Out and In and Out, Again

When: August 20–October 17, 2015

Where: Nils Staerk Gallery, Ny Carlsberg vej 68, Copenhagen, Denmark

Olafur Eliasson. Courtesy of Anderson’s.

Olafur Eliasson. Courtesy of Anderson’s.

Exhibition: Olafur Eliasson: Cirkelbroen

When: Opening August 22, 2015

Where: Anderson’s, Amager Strandvej 50, Copenhagen, Denmark

Peter Doig,  Grand Riviere (2001). Courtesy of Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.

Peter Doig, Grand Riviere (2001). Courtesy of Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.

Exhibition: Peter Doig

When: April 17–August 23, 2015 (Extended)

Where: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Gl Strandvej 13, 3050 Humlebaek, Copenhagen, Denmark

Peter Holst Henckel, Double Reflection 2014. Courtesy of Specta Gallery.

Peter Holst Henckel, Double Reflection 2014. Courtesy of Specta Gallery.

Emil Salto, Untitled (2015). Courtesy of Peter Lav Gallery.

Emil Salto, Untitled (2015). Courtesy of Peter Lav Gallery.

Exhibition: Works by Carlos Aires, Peter Holst Henckel, Ellen Hyllemose, Heine Kjærgaard Klausen, Andreas Schulenburg, David Svensson

When: June 26 – August 29, 2015

Where: Specta Gallery, Peder Skrams Gade 13, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Exhibition: Emil Salto: Layers

When: Open until September 25, 2015

Where: Peter Lav Gallery, Bredgade 65A, Copenhagen, Denmark

 


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