2021 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Lüpertz galore at Museum Jorn

Markus Lüpertz. Florentiner Sommer, 1970

With support from the Augustinus Foundation and the New Carlsberg Foundation, Museum Jorn has acquired a monumental work of art by the German artist Markus Lüpertz. Subsequently, the artist personally made a very generous donation to the museum of an additional 52 works of art. The museum in Silkeborg is currently showing a superb selection.

2021 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

A silent vocabulary

Ebbe Stub Wittrup. Twenty-Four Characters, 2020

With a collection of leathery gloved bronze hands Ebbe Stub Wittrup activates a vocabulary that can only be conveyed by hand signs. With support from the New Carlsberg Foundation, the installation now becomes part of the art museum Randers Kunstmuseum’s collection of Danish contemporary art.

2021 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Lawrence Weiner at Holstebro Kunstmuseum

Lawrence Weiner. MATTER AS WE KNOW IT

Slime and mud are just two of the words that are currently climbing up the walls of Holstebro Kunstmuseum (Holstebro Art Museum). In an exhibition that includes several textual pieces, the American artist Lawrence Wiener examines the potential materialization of art. With support from the New Carlsberg Foundation the museum has now acquired one of the principal pieces from the exhibition for its permanent collection.

2021 DONATION OF WORK OF ART

Kirkeby to Chicago

Per Kirkeby. Leiser Wellenschlag Grün, 2005

Per Kirkeby’s magnificent painting Leiser Wellenschlag Grün (Softly Lapping Waves Green) from 2005 becomes a part of one of oldest and largest museums in the United States, the Art Institute of Chicago. It is added to the collection thanks to a donation from the New Carlsberg Foundation.

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