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Clemens Bomsdorf

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Artist duo Hesselholdt & Mejlvang says Danish museum did not pay them

The artists showed in a group exhibition and delivered two lectures at Aros Aarhus Art Museum

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Art market

Nan Goldin photograph withdrawn from Norwegian auction after gallery objects to sale

Marian Goodman Gallery says Self-Portrait on the Train, Germany, had condition problems but seller's representative says low estimate was the issue

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Censorship

Facebook censors artist's work criticising male-dominated society because it features naked breasts

The social media giant also deleted her comments and friends

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Openings

Copenhagen's new kunsthalle for 'huge site-specific art installations' opens in refurbished shipyard

Gallery's inaugural exhibitions go to Danish collective Superflex and US artist Doug Aitken

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Artists

Gerhard Richter makes Germany’s rich list with estimated fortune of €700m

Anselm Kiefer and Neo Rauch also figure among 1,001 richest people

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Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch to go on show at Oslo Airport this December

Munch Museum to exhibit one work by Norwegian artist in new international terminal every year

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Venice Biennale 2017

Former V&A director Martin Roth defends co-curating Azerbaijan pavilion

Co-curator of Venice Biennale show says calling country "a blueprint of tolerance" might have been a mistake

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Venice Biennale 2017

German artist to light up Venice church with images of Martin Luther

Philipp Geist previously projected images onto Cologne Cathedral to make the area more secure after spate of sexual attacks

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German museums offer asylum to curators under political pressure

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Museum for pioneer of abstraction Hilma af Klint is stuck in limbo

Swedish painter's family says a group of "anthroposophists" is hindering the project

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Exhibitions

Turkish art show granted ‘asylum’ in Germany

Exhibition goes on show in Stuttgart after being cancelled in Istanbul in 2016

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Openings

Munch’s $54m Girls on the Bridge will be highlight of billionaire's new museum in Potsdam

Hasso Plattner revealed as possible buyer of Norwegian artist's work, which sold at Sotheby's last year

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Swedish artist’s memorial to Norway terrorist attack unlikely to go ahead

Government prepared to drop Jonas Dahlberg’s proposal in order to appease local campaign

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Scream seller’s space to open in 2017

Norwegian shipping heir Petter Olsen will show other works by Munch from his collection in private museum funded by $120m sale

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Will Helsinki ever get a Guggenheim?

Doubts grow over crucial government funding as the once-friendly Finnish political climate deteriorates

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Building projects

Oslo finally gives Munch Museum move the go-ahead

New waterfront home for museum wins final approval

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Artists

Artist faces battle to spend final days in forest Edvard Munch loved to paint

Bang goes the neighbourhood? Criticism grows to Bjarne Melgaard’s A House to Die In

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Ex-herring factory nets Eliasson’s homecoming

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Museums

Schwitters’ Dada dwelling moves from island stable to Norwegian museum centrepiece

The Romsdal Museum in Molde is due to unveil three-dimensional collage considered a forerunner of installation art

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David Chipperfield hired to transform old brewery in central Berlin

Cultural complex is due to open in 2019

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Danish gallery gets art playground

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Joseph Kosuth finds silver lining in Norway

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State-run museums in Sweden go free

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Norway divided on massacre memorial

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Art market

In the Trade, September 2015

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Helsinki offers haven to refugee artists

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Public art

Olafur Eliasson waterfall for Copenhagen swimming pool

A proposal to build an art pool in the Danish capital would allow visitors to “get in touch” with underwater works

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Artists

Delays are water under the bridge as Olafur Eliasson unveils new project in Copenhagen

Ship-themed pedestrian crossing finally complete two years after originally planned

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Law

Artist chronicles fight with Louis Vuitton

Book tells of Nadia Plesner’s three-year battle to clear her name after luxury fashion company took offence at her drawing of a designer bag

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Sculpture installation delayed due to ‘fury’

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Danish artist chronicles fight with Louis Vuitton

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Hebdo attack prompts blasphemy law revision

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Guggenheim Helsinki isn’t the only show in town

Amos Anderson Art Museum unveils bold vision for new home

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Exhibitions

Danish art space dedicated to refugees opens amid recent migrant tragedy

Center for Art on Migration Politics in Copenhagen is the first of its kind in Europe

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Exhibitions

Next stop Reykjavík for MoMA’s Bjork show?

The city’s mayor has seen the exhibition and wants to bring it to the Icelandic capital