Mid-March Art: All eyes on Charlottenborg – The Post

Mid-March Art: All eyes on Charlottenborg

The blossoming flowers of Spring (photo: iStock)
March 10th, 2016 7:00 am| by Daniel Deleuran

Spring Exhibition
March 10-April 17; Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Nyhavn 2, Cph K; 60kr; foraarsudstillingen.dk
This annual Charlottenborg event is one of the most important open submission exhibitions in Europe.

Originally launched in 1857 as an exhibition for showing off new works by Danish artists, it now features many overseas artists. Over the years it has included fledgling works by such renowned international figures as Alvar Aalto, Per Kirkeby, Olafur Eliasson and Superflex.

Submitted artworks fall into a wide range of genres within art, architecture and design – including painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, photography, video, film, performance, design, craft, animation, sound and new media. (PS)

Jonathan Yeo
March 20, 10:00-17:00; Det Nationalhistoriske Museum, Frederiksborg Slot, Hillerød; 75kr; dnm.dk
This exhibition of the British portrait artist Jonathan Yeo includes paintings of politicians, artists and actors dating back to 1990. Don’t miss the chance to see his controversial painting of George W Bush.

Everything under the Sun
March 12-April 24, 10:00-18:00; Round Tower, Købmagergade 52A, Cph K; 25kr; rundetaarn.dk
Don’t miss this exhibition encompassing the life’s work of Sven Okkels, a Copenhagen-based artist inspired by his travels and nature. Observe his development over a 90-year journey.

CPH Architecture Festival
March 10-20; various locations; copenhagenarchitecturefestival.com
Now in its third year, the festival has expanded to 10 days of events spread around the city, including exhibitions, masterclasses, films and seminars for those ready to go back to the drawing board. See the website the for program. (PS)