Ed.: William Gelius, Anne Hald and Stig Miss
2016, 104 pp., ill.
Catalogue for the exhibition The Sculptor Gottfred Eickhoff shown at Thorvaldsens Museum from February 12 to June 5, 2016.
By William Gelius
2011, 28 pp., ill.
The exhibition featuring the internationally renowned duo Elmgreen & Dragset presents a refreshing angle on Thorvaldsen today.
Text in Danish, Italian and English
2008, 80 pp., ill.
The Italian city of Ravenna is famous throughout the world for its incredible mosaics from the 5th and 6th centuries. Today, the mosaics are on the UNESCO list of the world’s most important cultural treasures. In the 1950s, Ravenna’s Academy of Fine Arts made copies of the artistically most valuable of the mosaics.
By Torben Melander
2006, 111 pp., ill.
The ancient jewellery, lamps and masks that form part of Thorvaldsen’s private Collection from ancient Egypt and Greece and the Roman Empire are often overlooked. This was made up for in 2006, when at a special exhibition the Museum put the spotlight on these artefacts. Read about earrings, oil lamps and the biggest collection of signet rings in Scandinavia.
By William Gelius and Britta Timm Knudsen
2006, 40 pp., ill.
Thorvaldsen’s collection of paintings is on permanent display in the museum. The artist Søren Lose here created a photographic installation that set them all off against his own contemporary work.
By Ole Nørlyng, Torben Melander, Stig Miss, Gertrud Hvidberg-Hansen, William Gelius, Charlotte Christensen and Kristine Bøggild Johannesen
2005, 216 pp., ill.
Ballet, folk dance and open air dance events – dance as reproduced in Danish visual art and sculpture during the period 1750-1850.
2003, 21 pp., ill.
The photographer Trine Søndergaard has photographed the staff of the museum along with their individual favourites among Thorvaldsen works.
By Stig Miss, Ernst Jonas Bencard, Luisa Passeggia, Margrethe Floryan, Nana Bernhardt and Gitte Smed
2002, 326 pp., ill.
After Thorvaldsen, sculptors were brought almost to a state of paralysis by the influence of the great master. They found it enormously difficult to break with Thorvaldsen’s neo-classicism and to open their studio doors just a little to modern developments.
By Stig Miss, Gertrud With and Jan Drees
2000, 128 pp., ill.
Drawings by the visionary artists Carstens and Koch along with such of Thorvaldsen’s own drawings as can directly be related to their work.
By Nina Damsgaard, Dyveke Helsted, Eva Henschen and Bjarne Jørnæs
1988, 220 pp., ill.
This book provides a comprehensive account of Sonne’s extensive oeuvre, which culminated with the creation of the frieze on the museum façade. Among the works in Thorvaldsen’s collection of paintings there are also works by Sonne.