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Northern Exposure: Contemporary Nordic Arts Revealed

(May 05, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018)


Northern Exposure represents a survey of contemporary arts from Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, and the autonomous regions of Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and Åland.

Conceived as an aesthetic study of how the Nordic character continues to redefine itself within an evolving global context, this exhibition challenges perceptions of form, gender, identity, nature, technology, and the body,  and features works by internationally acclaimed artists including Olafur Eliasson, Bjarne Melgaard, Jesper Just, Kim Simonsson, and Cajsa Von Zeipel.  Northern Exposure has been organized by the Nordic Museum in cooperation with The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., and lenders from institutions and private collections throughout the Nordic region.

Member Preview: May 3

 Above: Blind-man's Bluff, Cajsa Von Zeipel (2014)
 Right (top): Crossing Paths, Outi Pieski (2014)
 Below: Ældgammel Baby, Tori Wrånes (2017)