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July Art: Presenting a pioneer in textile printing

Alessandra Palmitesta
July 1st, 2016

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Some lovely work here if you like marine wildlife (photo: Pernille Klemp)

Marie Gudme Leth: Pioneer of Print
ongoing, ends Sep 25, Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00, Wed 10:00-21:00; Designmuseum Danmark, Bredgade 68, Cph K; 100kr; designmuseum.dk

Marie Gudme Leth (1895-1997) was a pioneer in the field of textile printing. Inspired by the desire to raise its status to the level of other artisan crafts, Leth achieved vast success.

Advancing from flora and fauna patterns in the 1930s, she honed her technique to set new standards that still heavily influence designers today.

Designmuseum Danmark is celebrating her innovative talent with a number of works that will immerse visitors in her colourful universe. (AP)

Tulpa: a fictive topography
ongoing, ends Aug 14, open from 12:00 most days; Fotografisk Center, Staldgade 16, Cph V; 40kr; photography.dk
The artists Miriam Nielsen, Ursula Nistrup and Tobias R Kirstein have created a fictive topological landscape that invites visitors into an intimate space. (AP)

DIAS Urban Collection
ongoing, ends Aug 14, Mon-Sun 00:00-24:00; DIAS, Vallensbæk Station, Vallensbæk Strand; diaskunsthal.dk
DIAS, the first Danish institution dedicated to the field of digital art, presents pieces by Wayne Siegel, Jan Brand & Bianca Stich and Jesper Carlsen. (AP)

Native, Exotic, Normal
ongoing, ends Aug 28, opens most days; Den Frie, Oslo Plads 1, Cph Ø; 60kr; denfrie.dk
While showing skin-type colours, the exhibition – with the artist duo Hesselholdt & Mejlvang – highlights how discrimination belongs to our everyday life, and it affects our understanding of other people. (AP).

ongoing, ends Aug 14, opens 13:00 most days; Overgaden, Overgaden Neden Vandet, Cph K; free adm; overgaden.org
Beyond the traditional boundaries between art forms, sound art has became an independent genre. Rune Søchting, Christian Skjødt and Tobias Lukassen are among the contributors. (AP)


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