WOMEN AND CHANGE

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Museum

Arken Museum of Modern Art


Address:

Skovvej 100, 2635 Ishøj


Website:
http://uk.arken.dk/visit/

Working hours:
Tuesday-Sunday: 10.00 -17.00 Wednesday: 10.00 -21.00 Monday: Closed

Always check the current working hours on the website.

What does it mean to be a woman today? What is feminine? Who defines what femininity is? Who can be female? And is femininity gender specific at all?

The exhibition Women and Change unfolds how Western art history has depicted women from the Modern Breakthrough of the late nineteenth century to the most recent contemporary art. In a wealth of works of art by Danish and international artists, you can explore how artists have, over the course of the past 150 years, reflected, responded to and resisted changing perceptions of both women and gender: from Impressionist portraits to performative body art. From lush studies of nudes to critical examinations of how history is written.

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Roman Pyatkovka, “VELVET SADNESS”, (1996), photograph glued on velvet passe-partout (paper).

Roman Pyatkovka, “VELVET SADNESS”, (1996), photograph glued on velvet passe-partout (paper).

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