Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg 

Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg 

Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg. Photo: Mathies Brinkmann. 

Kong Christians Allé 50
9000 Aalborg
Hours: Tuesday–Thursday 10am–9pm,
Friday–Sunday 10am–5pm
T +45 99 82 41 00

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Kunsten was designed by world-famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto and built in a modernist style. With an extensive international collection consisting of over 4,000 works from 1900 to contemporary; including Fluxus artists such as John Cage and Nam June Paik, CoBrA artists such as Karel Appel and Asger Jorn, to surrealists such as Wilhelm Freddie. Other artists include Sonia Delauney Terk, Max Ernst, Niki de Saint-Phalle, Lynn Chadwick, Le Corbusier, Henri Matisse, Louise Nevelson, and Pablo Picasso. Contemporary acquisitions include works by Elmgreen & Dragset, Olafur Eliasson, Kaarina Kaikkonen, Ernesto Neto, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Tino Seghal, Hito Steyerl and Pierre Huyghe. Our collections exhibitions are complemented by a dynamic and international program including exhibitions, mediation, as well as a diverse events program and other activities.   

–To inspire people and give back to society in everything we do – aesthetically, creatively and formatively.   
–To offer the art museum as a dialogue-based platform – for artists and guests – which in a time of upheaval promotes aesthetic perception, creative learning, critical experience and contributes to new thinking among those who visit us.  
–To rethink and develop tomorrow’s art museum business based on strong partnerships with a commercially based business foundation.   


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