Early-May Art: On the moors of Jutland

The Moors of Jutland
ongoing, ends Aug 28, 11:00-16:00; Hirschsprung, Stockholmsgade 20, Cph Ø; 75kr, free on Wed; hirschsprung.dk

This exhibition features the works of Hans Smidth (1839-1917), a painter known for his depictions of Jutland and its local inhabitants.

Inspired by the motifs of author Steen Steensen Blicher, Smidth is acclaimed for his craftmanship and attention to detail.

In addition to 18 depictions of the windswept, mostly treeless landscapes, the exhibition features the first-ever public display of his 1900 painting ‘Storks Gathering Before Taking Flight’.

Torben Ribe: Indoor Paintings
ongoing, ends May 14; David Risley Gallery; Bispevej 29, Cph NV, free adm; davidrisleygallery.com
David Risley Gallery presents Indoor Paintings, a new solo show by Torben Ribe that cuts and pastes literal objects into the language of abstraction.

I Called Her Lisa Marie
ongoing, ends May 14; Galleri Tom Christoffersen; Skindergade 5, Cph K; tomchristoffersen.dk
Galleri Tom Christoffersen presents I Called Her Lisa Marie, a solo show by the young French photographer Clémentine Schneidermann, a series of portraits of attendees at Elvis festivals across the world.

ongoing, ends May 16; SPECTA; Peder Skrams Gade 13, Cph K; specta.dk
Eva Steen Christensen’s exhibition Observatorium at SPECTA gallery presents a series of new drawings, sculptures and objects, where the starting point is the observation of the information from the surroundings.

John Akomfrah: Vertigo Sea
ongoing, ends May 8, 12:00-17:00; Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Nikolaj Plads 10, Cph K; 50kr; nikolajkunsthal.dk
English artist and film director John Akomfrah explores man’s relationship with nature in his film Vertigo Sea. The film is shown in a continuous loop via a three-channel installation.