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COLONIAL STORIES

Power and people

25 Aug – 30 Dec 2017

The exhibition marks the centenary of the sale of the Danish colonies in the West Indies. Exploring the shared colonial history through historical artworks, cultural history materials, and contemporary art from Denmark and abroad.

Artists: La Vaughn Belle (f. 1974, VI), C.W. Eckersberg (1783-1853, DK), Jeannette Ehlers (f. 1973, DK), Jens Juel (1745-1802, DK), Patricia Kaersenhout (f. 1966, NL), Joachim Koester (f. 1962, DK), John Kørner (f. 1967, DK), Hugo Larsen (1875-1950, DK), Fritz Melbye (1826-1869, DK), Wangechi Mutu (f. 1972, KE), Yinka Shonibare MBE (f. 1962, UK/NG), Frederik Visby (1839-1929, DK) and others

The exhibition is supported by:
Augustinus Fonden, Beckett-Fonden, Edith og Godtfred Kirk Christiansens Fond, Ernst og Vibeke Husmans Fond, 15. Juni Fonden, Knud Højgaards Fond, Nordea-fonden, Det Obelske Familiefond og Aage and Johanne Louis-Hansens Fond.

The Danish Art Foundation Committee for Visual Arts Project Funding supports Gammel Holtegaards exhibition program. 

Media partner: Føljeton