Opening 13 October 

The Nationalmuseum reopens in Stockholm following a five-year renovation project, with larger display spaces and better climate control systems enabling the museum to display more than 5,000 artworks from its collection, spanning the 16th century to the present day. The permanent display will integrate international artists from Rembrandt to Renoir with prominent Nordic artists such as Anders Zorn, Carl Larsson, Anna Boberg, Alexander Roslin and Christen Købke. In the newly installed ‘Treasury’, the museum displays 600 portrait miniatures from its extensive collection – the largest in the world – as well as its collection of jewellery, an area in which the museum has been strengthening with its recent acquisitions. The inaugural exhibition will be the first Nordic display of paintings by John Singer Sargent (13 October–13 January 2019). Find out more from the Nationalmuseum’s website. 

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Nationalmuseum exterior

Nationalmuseum exterior. Photo: Hans Thorwid; courtesy Nationalmuseum

A renovated detail in the ceiling of the entrance hall. Photo: Linn Ahlgren; courtesy Nationalmuseum

Nationalmuseum interior.

Nationalmuseum interior. Photo: Hans Thorwid; courtesy Nationalmuseum

Dr. Pozzi at Home, John Singer Sargent

Dr. Pozzi at Home (1881), John Singer Sargent. Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

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