Vandalorum, Värnamo, Sweden
6 May – 15 October 2017
Installation by light designer Svante Pettersson Photo: Patrik Lindell, Vandalorum
The purpose of the exhibition is to increase understanding of what light is and how it affects our perception of the outside world. This we want to do by making available pioneering lighting projects, installations and artworks by 16 Nordic artists, designers, architects and researchers – including Snøhetta, Finnish Vesa Honkonen, Norwegian Ellen Ruge, Swedish Svante Pettersson and Danish Astrid Krogh. Their projects are presented through large-scale installations in the exhibition hall itself and at Vandalorum’s inner courtyard. Several of the installations are created specifically for Vandalorum.
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Visiting London this summer. Don´t miss Tate Moderns Georgia O´Keeffe retrospective. A rare opportunity to see over 100 remarkable works by this pioneer of twentieth-century art.
Georgia O’Keeffe is best known for her paintings of magnified flowers, animal skulls, and New Mexico desert landscapes. This exhibition includes important works, such as Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 1932, the most expensive painting by a female artist ever sold at auction.
Georgia O’Keeffe 1887-1986
Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 1932
Oil paint on canvas 48 x 40 inches
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Arkansas, USA
© 2016 Georgia O’Keeffe Museum/DACS, London
Photography by Edward C. Robison III
Black Mesa Landscape, New Mexico / Out Back of Marie’s II 1930
Oil on canvas mounted on board
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. Gift of The Burnett Foundation © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
Take a look and experiment with colour contrasts, red and green lightning, exterior and interior colouring.
See how the room chamges in red or green light
7 March – 30 August 2015
Emil Nolde Fest 1911 Nolde Stiftung Seebüll
A far-ranging retrospective presenting work by German expressionist Emil Nolde (1867–1956). The exhibition presents a large number of the artist’s most expressive oil paintings, watercolours and prints. It will include colourist landscapes, grotesques, depictions of Berlin nightlife, garden motifs and a selection of his famous “Unpainted paintings”, created during the Second World War. There will be several lectures and a richly illustrated catalogue including articles on Nolde.
Thielska galleriet, Stockholm
31 January – 31 May 2015
And, 1975. Foto: Veronica Nygren
Veronica Nygren (1940-2006) filled her art with everyday experiences and political awareness, with knowledge about Swedish crafts traditions and global influences, in a vibrant dialogue with art history and contemporary art. Nygren indefatigably put the potential of textiles to the test. Today, she stands out as a regenerator of textile art and design in post-war Sweden.
Veronica Nygren: Mah-Jong 1968. Foto: Carl Johan de Geer
This exhibition is the first comprehensive retrospective of Nygren’s oeuvre, spanning from the early 1960s to the beginning of the 2000s. It features freehand weaving and applications, patterns and garments for the Mah-Jong label, along with personal and experimental tapestries and monumental commissioned public artworks.
Colour by Numbers is a permanent light installation in the tower at Telefonplan in Stockholm, Sweden. Everyone can change the colours in the tower with their mobile phone, by calling or using the app. The project is a collaboration between the interaction designer Loove Broms, the architect Milo Lavén and the artist Erik Krikortz.
See more at: www.colourbynumbers.org/en/app.html
2014 is a very special year for the Swedish Colour Centre. We celebrate our 50th anniversary.
Book October 16th for seminar and celebrations
The Colour Centre was established in 1964 on the initiative of Swedish industry and Swedish design through the Academy for Engineering Sciences, IVA and the then Swedish Society of Crafts and Design, Svenska slöjdföreningen, today Swedish Design.
Members could be individuals and companies. You find a list of our member companies here.