Charlottenborg Art Talks
Birgit Pontoppidan & Sanne Kofod
"Det skete på Kvindeudstillingen, Charlottenborg 1975"
Place: Kunsthal Charlottenborg, mezzanine
On the International Women's Day, March 8, 2017, the book It happened at the Women's Exhibition, Charlottenborg 1975 written by Birgit Pontoppidan will be launced at Kunsthal Charlottenborg.
In connection with the release of the book, the author can be experienced at this week's Charlottenborg Art Talks in conversation with the principal of The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Visual Arts Sanne Kofod about the book and the Women's Exhibition XX, 1975.
The Women’s Exhibition in Charlottenborg was a considerable exhibition featuring female contributions from 42 Danish and 50 foreign artists of which many were committed to their art being politically charged.
As described in It happened at the Women’s Exhibition, Charlottenborg 1975, there was various sorts of entertainment such as dancing, opera, poetry readings, each day of the exhibition, making it accessible for both men, women and children.
With 25.000 visitors in the mere 14 days it was open to the public, the exhibition was twice as visited as Charlottenborgs other exhibitions at the time.
At the event, it will be possible to purchase the book at Kunsthallens bookstore at a special price of 250 DKK.