Light & Space at Copenhagen Contemporary (CC)

Step into a world of light, colour, and gigantic installations in Light & Space, CC brings together a rich array of art-world luminaries in an expansive 5,000 m2 exhibition on the American art movement known as Light and Space.

The exhibition features historical artworks by James Turrell, Doug Wheeler, Helen Pashgian, Robert Irwin, Larry Bell, Bruce Nauman, Mary Corse, and many others – alongside works by contemporary European artists inspired by the pioneering art movement, among them Anish Kapoor, Olafur Eliasson, and Jeppe Hein. Kvadrat has supported the work of the Danish artists group, AVPD with the curtain textile Rocket by Doshi Levien in red and blue.

Light & Space features both historical and new works from the American light and installation art movement that emerged in Los Angeles in the 1960s. At the time, a number of young artists were experimenting with making art out of light and new materials inspired by Los Angeles’ mix of sun, surf culture, Hollywood glamour, spirituality, and endless traffic jams. The exhibition offers fresh perspectives on the often-overlooked affinities between the Light and Space movement and today’s phenomenologically oriented European contemporary art.

Copenhagen Contemporary (CC)
Refshalevej 173A,
432 Copenhagen K

Monday, Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 11am - 6pm
Friday: 11am – 9pm
On view until 4 September 2022

About Copenhagen Contemporary (CC)
Copenhagen Contemporary (CC) is Copenhagen’s international art centre showing installation art created by world stars and new emerging talents. CC occupies the magnificent former B&W welding hall offering a total of 7,000 m2 of beautiful industrial halls with plenty of space to show the technical and large formats in which many contemporary artists work: total installations, performance art, and monumental video works. Art that can often be entered and sensed with the whole body.

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