May 15 - August 31, 2014
The exhibition Highlights: Famous & Forgotten Art Treasures from Nationalmuseum presents a selection of the museum’s best-known and most popular works. Alongside paintings by French Impressionists and Scandinavian fin de siècle artists, the exhibits include classic works from the museum’s older collection. Paul Cézanne, Berthe Morisot, Eva Bonnier and August Strindberg rub shoulders with Alexander Roslin, Anne Vallayer-Coster, Antoine Watteau, Rembrandt, Judith Leyster and many others. Also on show is a selection of sculpture, applied art and design from the 16th century to the present day. In all, the exhibition comprises about 165 works.
From Czars to Commissars: Russian and Soviet Painting
October 2, 2014 – January 11, 2015
This exhibition, co-produced with the Russian Museum in St Petersburg, will feature a number of prominent works from the museum’s collection. It will offer a rich, multifaceted survey of Russian art history, ranging from early 19th-century classicism via early 20th-century avant-garde to Stalinist-era realism. Many of the featured artists will be on show to Swedish audiences for the first time.
October 2014 – January 2015 at Umeå Airport
Umeå is European Capital of Culture 2014. At the city’s airport, Nationalmuseum will present a select few of the most interesting Swedish design creations of recent years.
Image: Alexander Roslin, The Artist and his Wife Marie Suzanne Giroust painting the portrait of Henrik Wilhelm Peills