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ARKEN Museum is the newest destination of modern art in Denmark. Situated only 20 kilometers South of Copenhagen, ARKEN Museum boasts exhibitions on contemporary art from the greatest modernist artists along with from new and young talents. The great museum is located in the great and monumental building in the artificial landscape, Køge Bay Beach. The maritime architecture of the museum with pointed stern grandly projects into the terrain and since its inauguration in 1996, it has won several recognition both from home and abroad.
Basically from the period after 1990, you will view ARKEN’s collection containing over 400 works from the international, Danish and Nordic contemporary art. Along with other collections, don’t miss one of the most important European collections from the British artist Damian Hirst. Also the permanent exhibition based on the works Læsø by Asger Jorn, nine paintings by German artist Anselm Reyle, one of the innovators of abstract art are worthy to watch. The magnificent masterpieces of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei are also watchable.