Danish and International Art after 1900

Permanent exhibition with artworks from the Collections

Modern art from the 20th century and the very latest contemporary art now fills the exhibition rooms of the Gallery’s white building, offering a wide-ranging display of the main movements within Danish art. The exhibition includes rooms focusing on major individual figures, on collective movements, and on important works and trends from the international art scene of the period.


Move through time – the long corridor is a timeline

The long walkway extending through the building acts like a kind of timeline. As you move through the large exhibition rooms facing the Østre Anlæg park you also move chronologically through a sequence of art from the early 20th century to the present day.

Overview and focus

The large exhibition rooms on one side of the walkway offers visitors the chance to orient themselves and get an overview of art from the early 20th century to the present day. Each room presents a specific period.  
The smaller rooms on the other side of the corridor also follow the overall chronological order, but their focus is aimed elsewhere: they offer visitors the opportunity to focus on tendencies, groupings, artists or particular issues.

Danish and International Art after 1900
© Max Ernst (1891-1976), Two Sexless Figures. Chimerae, 1933.

About the display

A chronological display that allows scope for exploration.



Explore the Gallery's masterpieces.

Practical information

Opening hours
Tuesdays – Sundays 11–17
Wednesdays 11–20
Mondays closed

Admission fee
Adults: DKK 110
Under 30: DKK 85
Under 18: Free
1 adult + 1 child: DKK 90
Annual pass holders: Free

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Watch the video

Film about the exhibition

Get a taste of which artworks to experience in the exhibition Danish and International Art.

Periods in Danish and International Art after 1900
© Poul Gernes (1925-96), Untitled, 1968-69.

Move through time

Focusing on particular periods allows the characteristics of the given era to emerge. Read about the periods in the display.


Thanks to

The Obel Family Foundation and the A.P. Møller and Chastine Mc-Kinney Foundation, both of which have supported this exhibition.