SMK's publications

SMK's publications

Here is a selection of publications related to exhibitions, research and other activities at the Museum.



Children & Young People 2013

The book consists of a collection of photographs, articles, reviews and reflections documenting SMKS work with children and young people in 2012.

Are you interested in getting the book sent to you, please contact Marianne Grymer Bargeman.

Download the book as PDF


© The cover og the catalogue for the exhibition Asger Jorn – Restless Rebel.
Asger Jorn, The Sun is Pissing Me Off, 1961.

ASGER JORN – Restless Rebel

Catalogue for the exhibition Asger JornRestless Rebel

Through articles written by Danish and international Jorn-experts, the book focuses on the life and work of Asger Jorn.


280 pages. Richly illustrated. Published in Danish and English.
Price: 298 DKK

Buy the exhibition catalogue Asger Jorn – Restless Rebel and the exhibition catalog EXPO JORN – Art is a Festival!
Price: 398 DKK


© The cover of the catalogue for the exhibition EXPO JORN – Art is a Festival!

EXPO JORN – Art is a Festival!

During the exhibition period of Asger Jorn – Restless Rebel at SMK, it is possible to purchase the catalog from the Museum Jorn's exhibition EXPO JORN - Art is a Festival!, which offers an insight into Jorn's sources of inspiration.

256 pages. Richly illustrated. Published in Danish and English.
Price: 298 DKK

Buy the catalogues Asger Jorn - Restless Rebel and EXPO JORN - Art is a Festival! together
Price: 398 DKK


Katalog fra udstillingen Tacita Dean - Print Projects

Tacita Dean

In connection with the exhibition the museum publishes the catalogue Tacita Dean Print Projects.

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"Plastics Research and Innovation for Museums and Industry – Extreme User Innovation". A publication about the project PRIMI

Plastics Research and Innovation for Museums and Industry – Extreme User Innovation

In the publication, the explorative nature of the project PRIMI is reflected in a collection of articles by researchers, conservators, artists and employees representing the plastics industry.

Download the publication as PDF or read it at issuu.com

76 pages, lavishly illustrated. In English. 

Price: 148 DKK


The publication's cover

"Children & Young People 2012" introduces the museum's projects focusing on children and young people.

Children & Young People 2012

The book consists of a collection of photographs, articles, reviews and reflections documenting SMKS work with children and young people in 2012.

Are you interested in getting the book sent to you, please contact Marianne Grymer Bargeman.

Download the book as PDF (7.1 KB)


Front cover of book Dialogue-based teaching. The art museum as a learning space.

"Dialogue-based teaching. The art museum as a learning space" introduces the challenges and opportunities in dialogue-based learning.

Dialogue-based teaching. The art museum as a learning space.

The book covers the question of how dialogue-based teaching can be carried out in practice and on the challenges and opportunities that dialogue-based learning provides.

256 pages, with colour illustrations. Available in Danish, English and Spanish.

The book can be purchased from Skoletjenesten

You can buy the book at the Arnold Busck homepage


The cover of The Green Florilegium

"The Green Florilegium" shows beautiful flowers. Published in connection with the exhibition Flowers and World Views.

The Green Florilegium

Prestel Verlag has published The Green Florilegium in collaboration with SMK. The original album resides at the museum and can be seen in the exhibition Flowers and World Views.

224 pages. Richly illustrated. In English. 

Price: 998 DKK

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Cover of the catalogue for the exhibition Flowers and World Views

The catalogue "Flowers and World Views" tells about and shows artworks from the exhibition Flowers and World Views.

Flowers and World Views

In connection with the exhibition the museum publishes the catalogue Flowers and World Views.

240 pages

Price: 248 DKK

SMK Members get a 10% discount.

ISBN 978-87-92023-22-3

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Jens Juel, Study of a Right Hand, 1790-91.

The catalogue "[details]" explores the details in a selection of artworks from the exhibition [details].

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In connection with the exhibition the museum also publishes the catalogue [details]. 

Articles by Thomas Lederballe, Peter Brix Søndergaard and Steen Hammershøy Andersen.

96 pages. Lavishly illustrated. In Danish and English. 

Price: 98 DKK

SMK Members get a 10% discount.

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SMK Art Journal 2010-11

SMK Art Journal 2010-11

The SMK Art Journal focuses on the research of the museum and gives knowledge from the ongoing work with the collections. SMK Art Journal 2010-11 consists of six articles written by Danish and international researchers.

Price: 168 DKK

SMK Members get a 10% discount.

164 pages
Danish and English version

Articles by: Eva de la Fuente Pedersen, Henrik Holm, Miriam Have Watts, Rasmus Kjærboe, Kathrine Segel, Ole Nørregaard Jensen og Kaspar Thormod

Editor: Peter Nørgaard Larsen


Catalogue from Matisse – Doubles and Variations

The catalogue "Matisse Doubles and Variations" tells and show artworks from the exhibition Matisse Doubles and Variations.
© Succession H. Matisse/BilledKunst Copydan 2012. Henri Matisse, Le Luxe II, 1907-8.

Matisse – Doubles and Variations

In connection with the exhibition The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and The National Gallery of Denmark publish the cataloque Matisse – in search of true painting.

The cataloque is edited by Rebecca Rabinow (Metropolitan) and Dorthe Aagesen (SMK).

256 pages in large size (23 x 27 cm), hardbound.

Price: 298 DKK

SMK Members get a 10% discount and the old cataloque Matisse. Masterpieces for free, when buying the new cataloque.

ISBN 978-87-92023-06-3

You can buy the book at the Arnold Busck homepage

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The publication's front page

The catalogue "German World Images 1890-1930 - from Kollwitz to Nolde" tells about and show artworks from the exhibition German World Images.

German World Images 1890-1930 – from Kollwitz to Nolde

In connection with the exhibition the museum also publishes the catalogue German World Images 1890-1930 – from Kollwitz to Nolde.

Article by Thomas Lederballe, preface by Karsten Ohrt.

64 pages, lavishly illustrated.
In Danish and English.

Price: 68 DKK

SMK Members get a 10% discount.

ISBN 978 87 92023 61 2

Buy the book at the Arnold Busck homepage here

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The catalogue "Hammershøi and Europe" tells about and shows artworks from the exhibition Hammershøi and Europe.

Hammershøi and Europe

In connection with the exhibition the museum also publishes the catalogue Hammershøi and Europe.

Main article: Kasper Monrad, senior curator at SMK. Special articles: MaryAnne Stevens, Anne Hemkendreis, Peter Nørgaard Larsen and Annette Rosenvold Hvidt. Biographies: Tone Bonnén.

256 pages in large size (24 x 30 cm), hardbound.

Price: 298 DKK

Price for SMK Members: 198 DKK

ISBN 978 87 92023 57 5              English edidtion


The catalogue "Toulose-Lautrec. The Human Comedy" tells about and shows artworks from the exhibition Toulose-Lautrec. The Human Comedy.

Toulouse-Lautrec. The Human Comedy

In connection with the exhibition the museum also publishes the catalogue Toulouse-Lautrec. The Human Comedy.

Main article by Birgitte Anderberg and Vibeke Vibolt Knudsen, preface by Karsten Ohrt.

176 pages, richly illustrated. Available in Danish, and German.

Price: DKK 98.

ISBN 978 87 92023 54 4

Buy the book at the Arnold Busck homepage here

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Træsnit - fra Dürer til Tal R

The catalogue "Woodcut – from Dürer to Tal R" tells about and shows artworks from the exhibition Woodcut – from Dürer to Tal R.

Woodcuts - from Dürer to Tal R

The National Gallery of Denmark has published a catalogue for the exhibition Woodcut – from Dürer to Tal R.
Article by Hanne Kolind Poulsen, preface by Karsten Ohrt.

Price: 48 DKK
64 pages, lavishly illustrated.
In Danish and English.
ISBN: 978-87-92023-50-6

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Bob Dylan. The Brazil Series

The catalogue "Bob Dylan. The Brazil Series" tells about and show artworks from the exhibition Bob Dylan The Brazil Series.

Bob Dylan. The Brazil Series

The exhibition is accompanied by the publication of Bob Dylan. The Brazil Series. The book is the first publication to subject Bob Dylan’s visual art to serious, art-historical analysis and readings.

  • Preface by Karsten Ohrt, Director at Statens Museum for Kunst
  • Introduction and main article by Kasper Monrad, Chief Curator
  • Special article by John Elderfield, former Chief Curator at the Museum of Modern Art, New York

Price: 98 DKK
192 pages. Lavishly illustrated
ISBN 978-87-92023-46-9

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Catalogue from the exhibition LARGO - Christian Lemmerz

The catalogue "LARGO - Christian Lemmerz" tells about and show artworks from the exhibition LARGO - Christian Lemmerz.

LARGO - Christian Lemmerz

Statens Museum for Kunst has published a catalogue on the occasion of the exhibition, which both gives a comprehensive introduction to the exhibition and also pictorially documents the artist’s work with the large bronzes at the ships’ foundry C. C. Jensen A/S and Skulpturstøberiet, the sculpture foundry in Svendborg.

Introduction by Karsten Ohrt and main essay by Birgitte Anderberg.

Price: 20 DKK.

48 pages, fully illustrated.
ISBN 978-87-92023-33-9

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Catalogue from the exhibition "The Artful Image"

The catalogue "The Artful Image" tells about and shows artworks from the exhibition The Artful Image.

The Artful Image

The exhibition The Artful Image presented selected works from The Royal Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photography's large collection of the Haarlem Manierists graphic works from the years 1580-1600.

The catalogue is written by curator David Burmeister Kaaring with foreword by Director at The National Gallery of Denmark Karsten Orht.

Price: 58,00 DKK

56 pages
Danish and English text in one version
Can be purchased in the museum bookstore
ISBN 978-92023-39-1

Buy the catalogue at the Arnold Busck homepage here

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Nature Strikes Back

In connection with the exhibition, the National Gallery of Denmark has published the catalogue, Nature Strikes Back. Man and Nature in Western Art. Foreword by Karsten Ohrt. Main articles by Hanne Kolind Poulsen and Henrik Holm. Special article by Jacob Wamberg.

164 pages, richly illustrated.

Price: 48,00 DKK

ISBN: 978-87-92023-37-7

Buy the catalogue at the Arnold Busck homepage here

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Catalogue from SMK Art Journal 2007

"SMK ARTJOURNAL 2007" consists of six articles written bu national and international researchers.

SMK Art Journal 2007

National Gallery of Denmark is one of the countrys biggest art history research institutions, and the biggest when it comes to research in Danish art.

The SMK Art Journal focuses on the research of the museum and gives knowledge from the ongoing work with the collections. SMK Art Journal 2007 consists of six articles written by Danish and international researchers.

Price: 175 DKK

143 pages
Danish and English version
ISBN: 9 788792 023308
Editor: Peter Nørgaard Larsen

Buy the catalogue at the Arnold Busck homepage here


Catalogue from the exhibition Jordaens. The Making of a Masterpiece

The Catalogue "Jordaens. The Making of a Masterpiece" tells about and shows artworks from the exhibition Jordaens. The Making of a Masterpiece.

Jordaens. The Making of a Masterpiece

The exhibition "Jordaens. The Making of a Masterpiece" is accompanied by a large and fully illustrated book which lays out the various approaches and results of the most recent research, giving a thorough picture of Jordaens, his works and his time.

Articles by: Troels Filtenborg, Lars Hendrikman, Badeloch Noldus, Karsten Ohrt, Eva de la Fuente Pedersen, Annefloor Schlotter, Johanna H. Verhave, and Jørgen Wadum.

Price: 148 DKK

Jordaens. The Making of a Masterpiece
120 pages
ISBN 978-97-92023-26-1

The book is published in collaboration with the Bonnefantenmuseum, and was made possible thanks to the support of The Getty Foundation.


You can buy the book at the Arnold Busck homepage

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Catalogue from the exhibition Reality Check

The catalogue "Reality Check" tells about and shows artworks from the exhibition Reality Check.

Reality Check

Introduction by Karsten Ohrt
Articles by Marianne Torp, Anne Ring Petersen and Joachim Koester
Texts on all the works and artists by Janna Lund

Price: 49,95 DKK
Original price: 198 DKK

Approx. 150 pages, fully illustrated
ISBN 978-87-92023-21-6

The catalogue was supported by:
C.L. Davids Fond og Samling
Kunstrådets Internationale Billedkunstudvalg
Kulturministeriet

Buy the catalogue at the Arnold Busck homepage here

Read more about the exhibition


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