15 March, 2011

Magasin 3 Stockholm Kunsthall

Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall is one of Europe’s leading institutions for contemporary art. Our aim is to support artistic practice and actively take part in society by introducing and presenting artists. One of the free port’s old warehouses from the 1930s with an exhibition area of ca. 1500 square meters has housed Magasin 3 from the start.

Current Exhibition: Investigations of a Dog
17 Feb - 29 May 2011

This spring Magasin 3’s exhibition spaces will be filled with works by internationally acclaimed artists including Maurizio Cattelan, Fischli & Weiss, Claire Fontaine, Jeff Koons, Sigalit Landau and Sherrie Levine – many of them being shown in Sweden for the first time.

The exhibition Investigations of a Dog has borrowed its title from a short story by Franz Kafka (1922) and presents works from the collections of all five members of FACE – Foundation of Arts for a Contemporary Europe. The responsible curator in Stockholm, Tessa Praun, describes the exhibition’s theme:

Kafka’s short story is written from the perspective of a dog suffering an identity crisis. The dog is more introverted and reflective than his fellow dogs. This more critical approach to society, complete with existential thoughts, is reflected in the artistic process of the works selected for the exhibition.


previous exhibitions

Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall is situated in the former warehouse Magasin 3 in Frihamnen (the free port), north of Gärdet’s greens, ca 300 meters after entering the gates leading into Frihamnen on Tegeluddsvägen. The building lies between the Tallinn terminal Tallink and the warehouse for Banankompaniet. The entrance to Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall is on the first floor reachable via the elevators marked 3 and 4.

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