Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition

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Kunsthall Charlottenborg

The Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition (Charlottenborg Forårsudstilling) is an annual art exhibition in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The event is held at the Charlottenborg Exhibition Building (Kunsthal Charlottenborg). Kunsthal Charlottenborg was erected in the former site of the Botanical Garden on a tract of land behind Charlottenborg Palace. The exhibition building was designed by architects Albert Jensen (1847–1913) and Ferdinand Meldahl (1827–1908) and inaugurated in 1883. [1] [2]

Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition has been held annually since 1857 and originated as an exhibition showing new works by Danish artists. Today the event includes participants from many countries and is one of the most important open submission exhibitions in northern Europe. It is organised by the Charlottenborg Foundation (Charlottenborg Fonden). [3][4] [5]

In 2007 the 150th anniversary of the exhibition was celebrated between 17 March and 9 April, and a book was published about the exhibition as an institution in Danish artistic culture.[6]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Jørgen Hegner Christiansen. "Albert Jensen". Kunstindeks Danmark & Weilbach Kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  2. ^ Ida Haugsted. "Ferdinand Meldahl". Kunstindeks Danmark & Weilbach Kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  3. ^ "Charlottenborg Foundation". foraarsudstillingen.dk. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  4. ^ "Kunsthal Charlottenborg". visitcopenhagen.com. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  5. ^ Visual Arts Network of South Africa. "Kunsthal Charlottenborg: The Spring Exhibition 2012 – Call for Entries". VANSA. Retrieved 29 February 2012.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ Anneli Fuchs; Emma Salling; Malene West Hansen (2007). Charlottenborg Forårsudstilling 150 år (in Danish). Copenhagen: Charlottenborg. p. 46. ISBN 978-87-991901-0-2.

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