Research

Dorthe Aagesen, senior research curator

The Collection and Research department
Tel.: +4525527214
E-mail: dorthe.aagesen_@_smk.dk

Collection field/Area of research

Modern art with particular emphasis on the period 1900-1960.

The curriculum vitae of Dorthe Aagesen

Selected publications

”Stik gaflen i øjet! Mål og midler i Wilhelm Freddies værk”, in: Wilhelm Freddie. Stik gaflen i øjet! Exhibition catalogue. National Gallery of Denmark 2009, p. 12-97. Co-author of the biography in the same publication p. 204-243.

”Mysterie-maleren”, in: André Derain – Outsider i fransk kunst. Exhibition catalogue. National Gallery of Denmark 2007, p. 217-227.

”Henri Matisse 1905-1918. Otte vinkler på otte billeder”, in: Matisse. Mesterværker på Statens Museum for Kunst. National Gallery of Denmark, 2005, p. 11-22.

”Mellem tradition og modernitet. Billedkunst 1900-1954”, in: Kunstakademiet 1954-2004, bd. I. Eds.: Anneli Fuchs and Emma Salling. Det Kgl. Akademi for de Skønne Kunster & Arkitektens Forlag, p. 255-319.

Avantgarde i dansk og europæisk kunst 1909-1919. (Introduction, shorter articles and the article ”Avantgarden indtager København”). Exhibition catalogue. National Gallery of Denmark, 2002.

All publications

Exhibitions (in Danish)

Wilhelm Freddie. Stik gaflen i øjet! (Statens Museum for Kunst, 28.2.-1.6.2009; Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, 19.6.-30.8.2009). Arranging the exhibition, editing the accompanying exhibition catalogue, and arranging a symposium in connection with the exhibition.

André Derain. Outsider i fransk kunst (Statens Museum for Kunst, 10.2.–13.5.2007). Staging the exhibition in co-operation with curator Rikke Warming, SMK, and deputy director Isabelle Monod-Fontaine, Centre Pompidou, Paris.

Georg Jensen 100 år – iscenesat af Bille August (Statens Museum for Kunst, 20.4.-16.8.2004). Member of the team behind the exhibition.

Avantgarde i dansk og europæisk kunst 1909-1919 (Statens Museum for Kunst, 7.9.2002–19.1.2003). Tilrettelæggelse af udstillingen samt kunstfaglig redaktion af det tilhørende udstillingskatalog.

Claus Carstensen: Crossover (Arken, 15.11.1997–18.1.1998). Staging the exhibition and editing the accompanying catalogue. Both in collaboration with the artist.

Lyst & Tomhed. Nutidig japansk fotografi (Arken, 13.9.–2.11.1997). Tilrettelæggelse af udstillingen i samarbejde med kurator Peter Weirmair og Kunsthalle Wien.

Museum Danmark (Arken, 20.6.–31.8.1997). Tilrettelæggelse af udstillingen samt redaktion af det tilhørende udstillingskatalog.

Guillaume Bijl (Arken, 31.1.–30.3.1997) Staging the exhibition together with the artist and the Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerpen (MUHKA). Editing the Danish version of the catalogue and a leaflet.

Per Kirkeby (Arken, 20.9.–10.11.1996). Staging the exhibition and a symposium in connection with the exhibition. Both in collaboration with then-Chief Curator Anders Kold.

Ingvar Cronhammar/Poul Ingemann: Chambre (Arken, 20.7.–1.9.1996). Tilrettelæggelse af udstillingen samt redaktion af det tilhørende hæfte. Begge dele i samarbejde med kunstnerne.

Emil Nolde (Arken, 15.3.–12.5.1996). Tilrettelæggelse af udstillingen sammen med daværende udstillingsleder Holger Reenberg og Whitechapel Art Gallery, London. Redaktion af den danske oversættelse af kataloget samt organisation af et symposium i forbindelse med udstillingen.

Border Crossings – 14 Scandinavian Artists (Barbican Art Gallery, London, 11.11.1992–7.2.1993). Assistance for the exhibition and for the preparation of the accompanying catalogue.

Contributions to conferences and seminars (in Danish)

“History Writing and Curatorial Practices”. Foredrag ved konferencen Historizing the Avant-Garde; Københavns Universitet, 22. november 2009

”Displacement of the feminine. Astrid Holm and the masculine avant-garde”. Foredrag ved konferencen Centre-Periphery. The Avant-garde and the Other, Nordic Network for Avant-Garde Studies, Universitetet i Tromsø, 24. november 2006

Other activities and spheres of interest (in Danish)

  • Member of EAM, European Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies
  • Member of The Heritage Agency of Denmark’s Art History Council
  • Member of the Board of Directors of NORDIK (The Nordic Committee for Art History)
  • Member of the Board of Directors (deputy member) of Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the dance troupe The Mob
  • Co-editor of The Cultural History of the Avant-Garde in the Nordic Countries
  • External examiner, Art History, University of Copenhagen

 

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