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Watch the museum’s conservators at work as they wield scalpels and pigments to restore one of the Queen of Denmark’s privately owned works of art. J.S. Wahl’s painting The Royal Table of Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor has been on the walls of the royal quarters at Fredensborg Palace since 1872, and Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II has greatly enjoyed its presence there all her life. Now, however, the painting is in very poor condition, its paint peeling in several places. Extensive restoration is required in order to restore the piece to its former glory.
The father of Danish painting and a convention-breaking pioneer in his own day: The 2015 autumn exhibition at the SMK takes an in-depth look at C.W. Eckersberg (1783 -1853). Eckersberg is famed for his impressive compositions, framing specific views of the world with particular visual impact.
The father of Danish painting and a convention-breaking pioneer in his own day: The 2015 autumn exhibition at the SMK takes an in-depth look at C.W. Eckersberg (1783 -1853). Eckersberg is famed for his impressive compositions, framing specific views of the world with particular visual impact. The exhibition presents Eckersberg as a multi-faceted artist who was driven by curiosity, a strong feel for the sensuous, and a striving to control the world by creating near-perfect miniature worlds.
Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) is primarily known for his dramatic sculptures depicting human figures. However, Rodin was also a prolific and multi-faceted draughtsman who explored the extensive potential inherent in paper as artistic medium. Rodin himself emphasised the importance of his work on paper: “It’s very simple. My drawings are the key to my work.”
The exhibition Portrayers of Humanity focuses on six artists who shared a common interest in the human figure and the human condition in the post-war era: Palle Nielsen, Svend Wiig Hansen, Dan Sterup-Hansen, Reidar Magnus, Henry Heerup, and Erling Frederiksen.
Take a journey fraught with emotion back to the post-war years when humanity was torn between anxiety and hope. Rising from Darkness portrays the human condition in the years following World War II.