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"MAN - Body in Art from 1950 to 2000
2000-09-15 until 2001-01-14
ARKEN Museum of Modern Art
Perceptions of the body are shifting along with
changes in the human condition. Over the past
50 years, these changes have been extremely
Changes like the establishment of the welfare
society, the sexual revolution, mass production,
Internet, gene technology, AIDS, organ banks
etc. have given rise to various new
interpretations of the body. The exhibition
illustrates these many different representations
of the body and human existence itself.
The exhibition occupies the entire museum
presenting 80 international artistsí depictions
of the body from 1950 to the present day.
Works by a number of Danish artists such as
Asger Jorn and Michael Kvium, as well as
international artists like Tom Wesselmann,
Hermann Nitsch, Carolee Schneemann, Eric
Fischl, Mona Hatoum, Bill Viola, Andres
Serrano, Jake & Dinos Chapman and Keith
Cottingham will be on view.