Read the article How Bella Rune inhabited the legendary Carl Eldh Studio Museum by Jones John in Stir World, 16.10, 2020.
Read more about the exhibition Suspended Animation at Carl Eldhs Ateljémuseum.
‘Everything speaks – if one but listens with an hallucinatory keenness’
We are pleased to announce the ninth summer exhibition at Hellvi Kännungs, Gotland, Sweden. The exhibition Still Life presents a personal selection of paintings, sculptures and photographs around the concept of still life. Pictures and objects of subjects which have been carefully arranged or where everyday life and chance have set the stage. In some works the objects are loaded with content and history, in others reduced to forms and surfaces in a composition.
Opening ceremony: Saturday, July 4, 1—5 pm
July 4—August 16
Tuesday—Sunday, 11—5 pm
August 22—September 27
Hjalmar Gullbergs Plan 1
239 40 Falsterbo
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Den 4 maj, introducerar Västerås konstmuseum konstnären Bella Runes nya digitala konstverk Bella Runes Portal. Upplev en parallell verklighet utomhus i Västerås stadsrum när som helst på dygnet.
We have postponed our regular public program and hope to open as usual again on May 9th. In the meantime, we have installed a group exhibition with a selection of works by gallery artists. The works are new, previously unseen or have been shown in other contexts. The exhibition runs through May 2, but may change over time. For the time being, we have the gallery open by appointment only. Please come and visit us if you have the possibility. Email or call us (+46 8 660 43 53 or +46 708 106 906) to make an appointment.
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Välkommen på vernissagen för utställning Bella Rune och Jonas Nobel: Varje mirakel kräver ett offer – arbete utfört i Västerås lördag den 15 februari kl 14.00.
Vi rör oss konstant mellan den virtuella och den köttkroppsliga världen och utför dagligen arbeten genom vår interaktion med maskiner och skärmar. I en gemensam gestaltad rumslighet med individuella verk undersöker Bella Rune och Jonas Nobel hur våra digitala respektive fysiska kroppar förhåller sig till gränssnitt, material och översättningar.
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The Art Encounters Foundation is pleased to announce Maria Lind and Anca Rujoiu as the curators for the third edition of Art Encounters Biennial which will take place in Timișoara, Romania from September 20 to October 27, 2019.
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Exhibition opening // between forest and digital images
Thursday, August 22 at 4 p.m. 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Welcome to an exciting art evening - with conversation, opening two exhibitions, live music, oysters and bubbles!
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Textile holds emotions and stories. The works of the exhibition’s 12 artists approach textile through creative exploration, technical mastery and a bold new approach to materials. They create a diverse outlook on the possibilities of textile in the interface between contemporary art and design, with the exhibition placing a new frame on textile’s ancient role as a bearer of stories, information and culture.
The exhibition is opened by Maarit Salolainen, Professor for Textile Design, Aalto University.
At Alma Stockholm we present a selection of gallery artists during 2019. The exhibition is open for members and guests of Alma and can also be viewed by appointment.
Please contact the gallery for more information.
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The Great Longing – The Act of Painting
I konsthallens sommarutställning The Great Longing presenteras närmare ett tjugotal samtida konstnärer med bas främst i Nederländerna och Sverige, som arbetar inom det abstrakta fältet och utforskar dess olika uttrycksformer i en vidare bemärkelse.
Do secret services dream of a museum?
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Vernissage konstparken Ulvhälls hällar 30 april
Parken är öppen hela dagen. Fri entré.
Framåt kvällen tänder vi en majeld.
Utställningen visas 30 april–6 oktober 2019
Frågor: tel: 0701470758
Whilst structural conveniences begin to collapse and the remnants of enlightenment ideas are nullified, Estragon extends a welcome to estrangement from the peripheries of an imagined, contingent space.
In a speculative orchestration, we will design a governing framework for community socialisation, object-to-object meaning disclosure and carnal interactions, displaced from cultural and mythical origins.
We have the pleasure to invite you to a conversation between the artists Bella Rune and Jens Fänge in connection to her current exhibition XYZ at the gallery.
Time: Monday April 1, 6.00 pm
Place: Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Fredsgatan 12
Limited number of seats. The conversation will be in Swedish.
(The gallery will be open from 5 pm, if you want to see the exhibition at the same time)
We have the pleasure of inviting you this Saturday for artist talks of the ongoing exhibitions at the galleries in the building of The Royal Academy of fine Arts. (Only in Swedish!)
Vi har glädjen att bjuda in till en gemensam visning av de pågående utställningarna på gallerierna i Konstakademiens hus. Utställande konstnär/gallerist berättar om sina respektive utställningar.
Samtal mellan Maria Lind och Bella Rune, 22 februari 2019
Maria Lind: Låt oss börja med vad du visar på Galleri Magnus Karlsson!
A conversation between Maria Lind and Bella Rune on 22 February, 2019
Maria Lind: Let’s begin by talking about what you are showing at Galleri Magnus Karlsson!
We are pleased to announce Bella Rune’s (b. 1971) first solo exhibition at the gallery: XYZ.
Garage Museum of Contemporary Art presents The Fabric of Felicity, an international project showcasing clothes in art outside the context of the fashion industry. The exhibition spans five continents and features over forty artists, including representatives of historical avant-gardes, members of the Soviet and Brazilian underground art scenes, and new generation artists from Russia, Japan, USA, Zimbabwe, and other countries.
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Bångska våningen, Stureplan 6
Vernissage torsdag 4 oktober kl. 17 – 21
Öppettider fredag till torsdag kl. 13 – 18.
Galleri Magnus Karlsson moves to London this autumn!
After nearly 20 years at art fairs in Europe and the USA we are trying out new ways of presenting our artists internationally. During 2018 we have taken a pause from international art fairs to explore the possibilities with pop-up exhibitions.
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In the project Art and shops, art will find its way into store shelves, store windows, secret pathways, inside and outside Tensta centrums main building. In that way art will be presented in the most everyday situations: when one buy groceries, shopping for lunch or cutting one’s hair; therefore, providing a way to other forms of contact and exchange.
We are happy to be part of this year’s edition of Market Art Fair with a solo presentation by Bella Rune. In booth #1 we will show an installation with hanging sculptures in dyed mohair.
Soon enough: art in action is an exhibition about futures. It is inspired by the urgencies of our time, and a conviction that artistic practice can communicate complex problems and coordinate resistance. Some art works in the exhibition address the future directly, others point to phenomena, topics, skills or attitudes which will be more important in days to come. Self-organisation, craft and manual skills, play a certain role in the exhibition. So do collaborative methods, research-based practices, the rural, and cosmos.
The 6th edition of Sinopale–International Sinop Biennial under the common title “Transposition” will take place in Sinop, Turkey, from 1th August to 17th September 2017.
For more information: www.sinopale.org
In 2017 Gustavsbergs Konsthall celebrates its 10th anniversary with an exhibition and a book with the same title. We are of course looking back – but as important, also into the future. The first ten years are merely the start.
Medverkande konstnärer: Maria Adlercreutz, Elsa Agélii, Zandra Ahl, Olle Bærtling, Helene Billgren, Ann Böttcher, Moki Cherry, Shabnam Faraee, Johanna Friedman, Josefin Gäfvert, Margareta Hallek, Leif Holmstrand, Charlotte Johannesson, Åsa Norberg & Jennie Sundén, Anna Nordström, Paola Torres Núñez del Prado, Veronica Nygren, Kaisa Melanton, Claes Oldenburg, Lennart Rodhe, Bella Rune, Hannah Ryggen, Pia Sandström, Rickard Sollman, Elin Strand Ruin & The New Beauty Council.
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We are pleased to present a selection of gallery artists at Frieze New York. Our stand (D19) is built around an installation by Bella Rune. The work is a sculpture in itself, but also serves as a room divider and exposure area for other artists.
The participating artists are:
For more information please contact the gallery.
During the fair you can reach us via e-mail and telephone +46 708 106 906.
Erwin Wurm - Félix González-Torres - Annika Ström - Anna Karin Rynander - Bella Rune - Yoko Ono - Mariele Neudecker - Anders Sletvold Moe - Edith Lundebrekke - Kurt Johannessen - Anne-Karin Furunes - A K Dolven - Oddvar I. N. Daren
Recognizing the growing need for new forms of work space and collaborative environments, Alma is opening its doors on Nybrogatan 8 in Stockholm. A space for work and play, Alma was founded for the sole purpose of nurturing creative people and their ideas.
You are invited to an exclusive opening of the Board Room Project. The SSE Board Room has been restored to its’ original condition, and now contains layers of contemporary art, interactive experiences and commentary on gender and power structures.
We will unveil the new permanent artworks by Bella Rune and Maria Friberg, and release an essay collection by Therese Bohman, Ingrid Elam, and Dragana Vujanovic Östlind.
The Board Room Project was made possible by donations from the Josefsson Foundation, Ragnar Söderberg Foundation and Brunswick Real Estate.
We have the pleasure to present Spotlight #2, a short group exhibition where we introduce current works by a selection of the gallery artists. We would also like to take this opportunity to welcome two new artists to the gallery; Bella Rune and Idun Baltzersen.
Dejan Antonijević, Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen, Nermin Duraković, Michelle Eistrup, Behzad Farazollahi, Anawana Haloba, Sasha Huber, Jane Jin Kaisen, Henrik Lund Jørgensen, Bita Razavi, Bella Rune, Nita Vera, Adolfo Vera and Carla Zaccagnini.
Participating artists: Maria Adlercreutz, Elsa Agélii, Zandra Ahl, Olle Baertling, Helene Billgren, Ann Böttcher, “Moki” Cherry, Shabnam Faraee, Johanna Friedman, Josefin Gäfvert, Margareta Hallek, Leif Holmstrand, Charlotte Johannesson, Anna Nordström, Paola Torres Núñez del Prado, Veronica Nygren, Kaisa Melanton, Claes Oldenburg, Lennart Rodhe, Hannah Ryggen, Pia Sandström, Rickard Sollman, Elin Strand & the New Beauty Council, Bella Rune, Jennie Sundén & Åsa Norberg.
Spotlight is a new series of short exhibitions in the gallery with an emphasis on open conversations between artists and visitors. For this premiere Spotlight event, we are pleased to present new works by Lars Arrhenius, Bella Rune and Dan Wolgers.
We are pleased to announce this summer’s exhibition at Hellvi Kännungs, Gotland. The rebuilt limestone barn located on northeastern Gotland functions as Galleri Magnus Karlsson’s project space during summertime and this year marks our fifth consecutive presence throughout the month of July. This year’s exhibition, With My Back to the World, has been curated in collaboration with gallery artist Carl Hammoud, who also participates in the exhibition with Mette Björnberg, Ann Edholm and Bella Rune.
Bella Rune (b.1971) lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden. She is educated at Chelsea College of Arts in London (1995–1998) and Beckmans School of Design, Stockholm, Sweden (1992–1994). She works with sculpture, including performative elements and experiments with different materials and techniques.
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