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Lisbeth Bonde

Lisbeth Bonde has an M.A. in art and literature, she is based in Copenhagen, and is the chair of Danish AICA. She was the art editor of the Danish daily newspaper Information from 1994 - 2002 and was an art critic/cultural journalist at the Danish weekly broadsheet Weekendavisen from  2002 - 13. Today she writes for the online art magazine and the design magazine Bo Bedre. She has written several books on art including Bad Nerves, about the Danish painter Lars Nørgård, and Manual to Danish Contemporary Art (2007) in collaboration with the art critic Mette Sandbye.


On the Danish Contemporary Art Scene and Art Criticism

The last 15 years have been described as one of the richest periods in the history of Danish art, a new “Golden Age” of talent and expression that is garnering increasing attention from the global art world. But regrettably the visual art is more and more invisible in the mass media.


Questions to the Danish Art Critic Lisbeth Bonde
Posed by the Danish Artist Mikkel Carl

Two important parameters have changed radically from the time when I started as an art critic until now and both have had an impact on how the Danish art critics perform. First, the Internet revolution and second, the explosion of the Danish art scene with regard to the number of talented young and mid-career artists on the scene.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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