COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- The National Gallery here has lined up an
array of exhibitions for the winter.
The Statens Museum for Kunst, or the National Gallery, will
display "Master of Illusions -- Cornelius Gijsbrechts and His Time"
through the end of the year.
Cornelius Norbertus Gijsbrechts was one of the major still- life
and trompe l'oeil painters in the mid-18th century.
Through Jan. 16 the old master drawings from Sophus Larpent's
late-19th century collection will be on loan from the National
Gallery in Oslo, Norway. Larpent owned more than 900 works of art
when he died in 1911.
"The Snowball," a painting by Danish Peter Bonde and American
Jason Rhoades, was influenced by the artists' love of motor sports
combined with the biennial in Venice, Italy, for which it was
created. It will be on display Jan. 14 through April 24.
From Feb. 11 through the end of May, the National Gallery
focuses on the realism in the works of Francisco Goya in a "Fiction
and Reality" exhibition.
An exhibition at the Children's Museum of Art section of the
National Gallery through Feb. 27 focuses on life and death.
Other museums in the area are gearing up for next year, as
well.The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebaek, north of
Copenhagen, will host a series of architectural workshops with
Henning Larsen through Feb. 27.The workshops will focus on
ground-breaking architects, and in upcoming months will feature
Norman Foster and Renzo Piano.The Arken Museum of Modern Art in Ishoj, just south of
Copenhagen, is housing an exhibition of Salvador Dali's works
through Jan. 2.
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