September Art: All hail the female Andy Warhol


Yayoi Kusama
Sep 17-Jan 1; Louisiana, Gl Strandvej 13, Humlebæk; open Tue-Fri 11:00-22:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-18:00; tickets: 115kr;

One of Louisiana’s favourite guests – Japanese artist Yahoi Kusama, who is often hailed as the female Andy Warhol – is returning with an amazing presentation of her life’s work, including never exhibited pieces.

The giant exhibition will feature her early watercolours and pastels, sculptures, video installations and political happenings.

The most anticipated collection is Gleaming Lights of Soul, which includes a new series of paintings solely created for the exhibition.

Louisiana promises an intimate insight into her love of design and fashion. (LK)

Black Friday
Sep 11-27; Malmø Konsthall; free adm;

The Swedish artist Kent Klich has created an intense and touching photo exhibition in co-operation with Amnesty International that deals with life in Gaza in the aftermath of the 2014 bombings. This is definitely worth seeing. (LK)

(photo: Sadia Rizeq Abdul Razzaq Abu Taha 40killed in Rafa Gaza 02-08-2014)
(photo: Sadia Rizeq Abdul Razzaq Abu Taha 40killed in Rafa Gaza 02-08-2014)


Animal Studies
Sep 25-Mar 3; Den Hirschsprungske Samling, Stockholmsgade 20, Cph Ø; tickets 90kr;

An exhibition featuring the work of Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen, (the wife of the composer), who was Denmark’s most groundbreaking female sculptor. It mainly features her animal sculptures, which are incredibly realistic. (LK)

Rising from Darkness
Sep 17-Jan 17; Statens Museum for Kunst, Sølvgade 48-50, Cph K; ticket 110kr;

Experience the works of six artists who pondered the human figure in the post-WW II period. The exhibition triggers intense feelings of fear, anxiety and insecurity – it’s not for the fainthearted! (LK)

Copenhagen Artworks
Sep 12-13; 11:00-16:00; Nørrebrohallen, Nørrebrogade 208, Cph N; day ticket: 30kr;

An indoor market for 40 young unknown artists to show off their sculptures, paintings and other creations in an informal setting. Includes live performances, poetry readings, DJs and Vietnamese food. (PS)

(photo: istock)
(photo: istock)


Art Copenhagen
Sep 18-20; Forum, Frederiksberg; adults: 115kr, kids: free adm;

The 19th annual art fair presents galleries from home and abroad. Established and new artists invite you to invest in artwork or merely admire the installations, projects, performances and children’s activities. (PS)