ARKEN Museum of Modern Art Photos & Videos on Instagram

@arkenmuseum  ARKEN has one of Scandinavia's finest collections of contemporary art, and the maritime architecture has gained the museum international renown.

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Here’s looking at you, Vincent 👀 — Eye contact is a powerful thing. Experience one of Van Gogh’s famous self-portraits in our current exhibition. — The real thing is somewhat smaller than in this picture, but no less captivating. Can you stop staring? — #arkenmuseum #arkenvangogh #vangogh at ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst

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17 days ago

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WILLUMSEN! 🎂 — The cake needs 155 candles: legendary Danish artist J.F. Willumsen was born on this day in 1863! — He painted this humorous indirect self-portrait when he turned 80 - the woman is his partner Michelle Bourret and Willumsen’s plate is the one with the laurel wreath 😏 — #arkenmuseum #arkenwillumsen #jfwillumsen — J.F. Willumsen, The Birthday Cake. A Joke (detail), 1943. Property of The J.F. Willumsen Museum at ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst

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1 month ago

VAN GOGH is coming to ARKEN 🌻👂🏻 — The man, the myth, the most famous artist in the world. From 1 September, you can experience Vincent Van Gogh right here at ARKEN in the largest Danish solo exhibition of his work in over 50 years! — He’s loved for his depictions of rural France with its olive groves and yellow wheat fields, and for his passionate belief in the beauty and divinity of Nature. — The exhibition is created in collaboration with Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo. — #arkenmuseum #arkenvangogh #vangogh #art — Vincent van Gogh, Pollard Willows at Sunset, 1888. Coll. Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo at ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst

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1 month ago

Something’s wrong - Willumsen is falling. His paintbrushes and his palette lie scattered on the ground. — This painting is part of a trilogy about death and resurrection. Come by and see all three paintings here at ARKEN. — #arkenmuseum #arkenwillumsen #jfwillumsen #art — J.F. Willumsen, Tizian dying, 1935 Property of The J.F. Willumsen Museum at ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst

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1 month ago

The female Harlequin 💋 — This is Willumsen’s cool girlfriend Michelle Bourret, dancing the role of Harlequin instead of Colombine. — The poster is available at ARKEN or online for DKK 89 + shipping (DKK 75). Send an email to arkenshop@‪arken.dk‬. Size: 80 x 60 cm. — #arkenmuseum #arkenwillumsen #jfwillumsen #arkenplakater — J.F. Willumsen, Michelle Bourret Dancing Harlequin, 1934. Property of The J.F. Willumsen Museum at ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst

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2 months ago

Tired of vacation spam on Instagram? 🌴😎🙄 — Well, Willumsen went to Venice, and he’s dying to show you. He loved Venice, and painted there extensively in the 1930s. Green water, pink buildings and naked gondoliers. What’s not to like? — #arkenmuseum #jfwillumsen #arkenwillumsen — J.F. Willumsen, Palazzo Morosini at Canal Grande, 1934. Property of The J.F. Willumsen Museum at ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst

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2 months ago

A day at the beach 💦🏊🏻‍♂️⛱ — Have you experienced Willumsen’s monumental beach paintings? Let yourself be overwhelmed by the size and the activity - and afterwards you can enjoy the real beach behind ARKEN. — #arkenmuseum #jfwillumsen #arkenwillumsen — J.F. Willumsen, Bathing Children at Skagen Beach, 1909. Property of The J.F. Willumsen Museum at ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst

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