LENA SVEDBERG
Mr Aldman - Superhero of the Universe
23 May–1 November

Lena Svedberg, Mr Aldman - Superhero of the Universe, 1965. Moderna Museet


THE ROMANTIC POSTMODERNISM
30 May–13 September


Ola Billgren, Bathroom Interior, 1994, Gothenburg Museum of Art


OLOF SAGER-NELSON and his Contemporaries
Anywhere Out of the World
19 September 2015–24 January 2016

 
Olof Sager-Nelson, Head of a Girl II. Photo: Nationalmuseum, Stockholm.

The turn of the 20th century heralded an epoch of great upheaval in which industrialisation, modernity and science left little room for the mystery of being human. This provoked many artists to explore the darker side of life; dreams, melancholy, ecstasy and death. In this exhibition, we encounter the Swedish painter Olof Sager-Nelson (1868–1896) and his contemporaries. Best known for his soulful portraits, Sager-Nelson is regarded as one of Sweden’s few symbolists. Through various kinds of portraits, the exhibitions explores previously neglected relationships and meetings between familiar and forgotten artists.


EMIL NOLDE – Colour Storms
3 October 2015–17 January 2016


Emil Nolde, High Sea - Troubled Clouds, 1948. © Nolde Stiftung Seebüll

During the autumn the Gothenburg Museum of Art presents a colourful retrospective of the work of German expressionist Emil Nolde, one of the foremost colourists of the 20th century. The exhibition features around 90 of the artist's most expressive oil paintings, watercolours and graphic prints. Among the works shown are landscapes, depictions of Berlin nightlife, garden motifs and a selection of his "Ungemalte Bilder" ("Unpainted Pictures"), which derive from the period of World War II, when Nolde, despite his National Socialist sympathies, was forbidden from exhibiting or selling his art. Today, Emil Nolde is considered one of the classic modernist artists. Few artists have explored the possibilities of colour as a mode of expression in as fascinating a way.

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Senast uppdaterad 2015-08-24

 

Upcoming activities

Spring & Summer
programme 2015

Midsummer Eve and
Midsummer Day closed
(19-20 June)

Opening Hours

Mondays open 11-18 June-August
Tuesday 11-18, Wednesday 11-20, 
Thursday 11-18, Friday-Sunday and 
holidays 11-17.

The museum is closed on: Good Friday, 
Easter Saturday, 1 May, 6 June, 
Midsummer Eve, Midsummer Day, 
Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, 
New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

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Adults: SEK 40
Children and youths up to 25 years: 
free admittance. Groups (minimum 
10 persons) SEK 10 discount/person. 
 

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