The SMK’s new exhibition Closer – Intimacies in art was curator by our director. Here, he invites you to explore private and intimate aspects of art.
Today we welcomed the first visitors to the exhibition Closer – Intimacies in art, which explores and reveals how depictions of intimacy have changed and evolved from 1730 to 1930. Intimacy – the sense of being attuned to people, places, spaces or things – has always been in a state of flux. And that holds true in art, too.
More about the exhibition Closer – Intimacies in art
Specially selected works
At this exhibition you will find everything from well-known major masterpieces to rarely-seen gems. The works have been carefully hand-picked by the director of the SMK from the museum’s own collection and from collections throughout the world.
The director’s thoughts on the exhibition
It’s 2016. Why is it interesting to home in on intimacy in art in our present day and age? Delve behind the scenes of the show and hear some of Mikkel Bogh’s thoughts about the exhibition.
Take a guided tour with the director
Over the course of the exhibition period, you will get three chances to join the director of the SMK as he homes in on intimacy in art. On three separate afternoons Mikkel Bogh will conduct a special guided tour of the exhibition, showing and revealing what happened when art moved in closer on faces, the human body, and the objects that surround us in our everyday lives.
More about the Special guided tours: Behind the art with the Director of the SMK (in Danish)
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