Since V1 gallery opened its doors for the first time to the public in 2002, it has been hosting the exhibitions of up and coming and established artists – whose artworks address the social and political issues of modern life. Their vision was to make their gallery a platform where art interacts with the surrounding society, functioning as a sparkle that can lead to long discourses among visitors and artists.
V1 Gallery, Flæsketorvet 69, Copenhagen, +45 33 31 03 21
With two diverse spaces, each one of them comprising two or three separate rooms, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard usually hosts two exhibitions at the time. From contemporary paintings and sculptures to photography and video, the gallery’s founders aren’t afraid of experimenting and always strive to present different forms of art to the public. Bo Bjerggaard gallery has held a significant place in Denmark’s art scene for 18 years, hosting the artworks of European and American artists.
Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Flæsketorvet 85, Copenhagen, +45 33 93 42 21
Martin Asbæk Gallery has hosted a great number of artists whose artworks have been displayed in biennials, museums and exhibitions all over the world. In Asbæk’s gallery, visitors will get the chance to see all kind of art forms, from paintings and sculptures to photography, video and embroidery. The established gallery has taken part in several art fairs in Europe and USA – including Paris Photo, VOLTA NY/ Basel, The Armory Show NY and Art Brussels.
Martin Asbæk Gallery, Bredgade 23, Copenhagen, +45 33 15 40 04
If you’re strolling around the Meatpacking District in Copenhagen, make a stop at Gallery Poulsen and rummage through its contemporary art exhibitions. With 14 years experience in the art scene, Poulsen is undoubtedly considered one of the most significant galleries in Denmark. The gallery houses mostly American artists, whose paintings on canvas and paper are characterized by a clean and satirical style. Gallery Poulsen hosts eight to ten exhibitions every year and participates in national fairs and international fairs, such as Pulse and Volta in New York, Miami and Basel.
Gallery Poulsen, Staldgade 32, Den Brune Kødby, Copenhagen, +45 40 15 55 88
Located in Copenhagen’s city center among The National Gallery of Denmark, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art, Art Institutes and The Danish Art Council, Galleri Christoffer Egelund does its bit to add a cultural note to the already stylish district. The exhibition space has hosted a great number of emerging and established artists, who specialize in different forms of art such as works on paper, photos, paintings, sculptures, performance and video.
Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Bredgade 75, Copenhagen, +45 33 93 92 00
LYNfabrikken is much more than an art gallery; it’s an innovative space which promotes the exchange of ideas when it comes to art, design and work. When the former factory was refurbished in 2002, a roof terrace, coffee shop, work space and exhibition space were created in the building – breathing new air in the city of Aarhus. The BOX Exhibition is a closed space which means that the audience can only look at the artworks through a giant window. Several designers, artists and craftsmen have displayed their works in LYNfabrikken experimenting with the innovative’s exhibition space spacial terms.
LYNfabrikken, Vestergade 49, Aarhus, +45 87 30 00 75
Charlotte Fogh, the founder of the gallery has a great experience as curator and consultant for museums, private collections, companies and art societies, so she knows how to peak the best art pieces for her gallery. Over the past 11 years, Charlotte Fogh Gallery has hosted numerous artworks of established and emerging artists from the contemporary art scene, always showcasing high-level art to its visitors. With approximately eight exhibitions throughout the year, the noble gallery definitely holds the interest of the city’s art enthusiasts alive.
Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Mejlgade 18, Aarhus, +45 29 29 71 05
Væg Gallery was founded in 2012 by Lars Bonde and ever since it has been striving to discover and present emerging artists to the public. As the founder of the gallery is related to art himself, he always establishes a special relationship with the artists and their creations. Vӕg has hosted a great number of exhibitions of different art forms; from photography and painting to sculpture and wood prints.
Contemporary Art Galleri “VÆG”, Jernbanegade 20A, Aalborg, +45 21 77 12 71