In this exhibition, artworks from the late 19th century up to the 1940s are juxtaposed with works from the museum’s collection of experimental contemporary art. The exhibition invites viewers to explore thematic and formal connections between newer and older art from the museum’s extensive collection. It shows how artists have worked to combine different elements and themes in their works over the years. Through their artworks, they explore various themes and motifs, including nature, depictions of the human figure, landscapes, abstract forms, still life, interiors, and much more. The exhibition provides a unique insight into the artistic development from the late 19th century to the present day. The artworks also offer a glimpse into how different artists have contributed different perspectives and approaches to artistic juxtapositions. The artists featured in the exhibition represent a wide range of artistic approaches and styles, and they have all contributed to Danish art history in various ways.
In the exhibition, visitors can experience encounters between artists such as Th. Philipsen, Mogens Zieler, Olaf Rude, Ib Braase, Nina Sten-Knudsen, Tal R, Nina Saunders, Poul Bjørklund, Anette Abrahamsson, Lars Thoning, Erik Hoppe, Edward Weie, and Vilhelm Lundstrøm.