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No Man is an Island - The Satanic Verses

Boy in cramped conditions, Bjørn Nørgaard’s Hesteofringen (The Horse Sacrifice) in new set-up, and a Lamborghini whose paintwork you are allowed to scratch. New exhibition at ARoS featuring works from the collection wants to direct focus on contemporary society and challenge our ideas about Europe.  More Download press photos (via Dropbox)

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Meriç Algün Ringborg - Transboundary

The exhibition Transboundary by Meriç Algün Ringborg (b.1983) forms part of the exhibition series ARoS FOCUS // NEW NORDIC where ARoS focuses on new Nordic art. Transboundary features a number of installations where Ringborg, inspired by personal experiences, focuses on themes such as identity, affiliation, and the current border-related problems in Europe. More Download press photos via Dropbox

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Grayson Perry - Hold Your Beliefs Lightly

Grayson Perry is one of Britain’s greatest artists. He is loved for his personality and appreciated for his art. In this, his first major solo exhibition in Denmark, his works can now be viewed at ARoS Aarhus Art Museum. More Download press photos (via Dropbox)

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Happiness & Misery - Video art from ARoS’ collection

In the course of the summer ARoS’ audiences will have the opportunity to experience a gallery filled with moving pictures. ARoS possesses about 100 video works and with the exhibition HAPPINESS & MISERY, the museum is now activating this important part of its collection. More Download press photos (via Dropbox)

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Robert Mapplethorpe - On the Edge

Robert Mapplethorpe’s photographs have provoked debate. They have been the target of criticism and censorship. They have also been praised around the world with celebrated exhibitions in some of the most prestigious art institutions. ARoS now presents more than 180 photographs by one of the greatest masters of the art of photography. More Download press photos (via Dropbox)

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ARoS acquires monumental installation

From this autumn, a 50 m long installation entitled Valkyrie Rán by Joana Vasconcelos from Portugal will be winding its way through the ARoS building spanning eight levels. Read more Download press photos (via Dropbox)

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Jani Leinonen - SCHOOL OF DISOBEDIENCE

World-famous brands and logos receive special treatment in the SCHOOL OF DISOBEDIENCE. Equal amounts of humour and gravitas come into play when the Finnish artist Jani Leinonen shines a light on the injustices of the world in his first exhibition in Denmark. Read more Download press photos(via Dropbox)

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YU YI IS REMOVED FROM ARoS

On the night between the 26th and 27th of January 2016, Ai Weiwei announced on Instagram and Twitter his wish to pull his installation Yu Yi, 2015 from ARoS’ current exhibition A New Dynasty – Created in China in protest at Denmark’s policies on asylum seekers. Since then museum director Erlend G. Høyersten and Ai Weiwei have been trying to reach a solution. The outcome of their dialogue is that Yu Yi will be removed from the exhibition. More

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Ai Weiwei withdraws installation from the exhibition A New Dynasty - Created in China at ARoS

During the night, Ai Weiwei announced via Instagram and Twitter that he, as a direct consequence of Denmark’s policies on asylum seekers, wishes to withdraw his installation Yu Yi, 2015, from the current exhibition A New Dynasty – Created in China More

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Leonard Rickhard - Between War and Peace

Hushed emptiness. Noisy reality. Lyrical melancholia. Contrasts meet in the works by the Norwegian Leonard Rickhard, known as the ‘painter of stillness’. More  Press photos (via Dropbox) 

Programme 2016 - Boisterous, bold and beutiful

2016 will see big international names, young Nordic artists, and a brand new learning centre at ARoS

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A New Dynasty - Created in China

A NEW DYNASTY - CREATED IN CHINA

A Chinese view on China and a new monumental installation created for ARoS by the legendary artist and system critic Ai Weiwei. These are some of the things awaiting the visitor when ARoS opens its doors on 21 November 2015 to the exhibition A New Dynasty – Created in China. More Download press photos (via Dropbox)

James Turrell and The Next Level

NEW DESIGN FOR AROS EXTENSION

With two new works of art by the American artist James Turrell and a donation from the New Carlsberg Foundation of DKK 20 m, ARoS is ready to present the new design for the extension with the working title The Next Level. More Press photos

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AROS CREATES NEW CONTEXTS FOR MUSEUM LEARNING

A catalyst for social fora and a space for creative activities for people of all ages. ARoS MUSEION will be a modern forum defining new standards for museum learning. Nordea-fonden has earmarked a total of DKK 26.5 m to the project. More Press photos

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