Colonial Stories – Power and People

Colonial Stories - Power and People

From August 25 to December 30, 2017, Gl. Holtegaard Gallery will present Colonial Stories – Power and People, curated by Marie Oxholm Zieglera, the exhibition features works by acclaimed artists around the world, including La Vaughn Belle, C.W. Eckersberg, Jeannette Ehlers, Jens Juel, Patricia Kaersenhout, Joachim Koester, John Kørner, Hugo Larsen, Fritz Melbye, Wangechi Mutu, Yinka Shonibare MBE and Frederik Visby. The exhibition marks the centenary of the sale of the Danish colonies in the West Indies, exploring the shared colonial history and power and powerlessness of this chapter of Danish history through historical artworks, cultural history materials, and contemporary art from Denmark and abroad.



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