Art in the Making. From idea to masterpiece. An exhibition about artistic creation

How is a work of art made? How does an artist progress from the initial idea to the finished masterpiece? That is the question addressed the exhibition. You can examine the works and methods of some of the greatest figures of art history in this winter’s major special exhibition a
, 'Woman contemplating a skull,' , Statens Museum for Kunst

Alessandro Casolani

Woman contemplating a skull

Statens Museum for Kunst

Permanent collection

, 'The midwife taking leave of the girl from Andros, from Terennce’s Andria act 3.,' , Statens Museum for Kunst

Nicolai Abildgaard

The midwife taking leave of the girl from Andros, from Terennce’s Andria act 3.

Statens Museum for Kunst

Permanent collection

, 'Woman contemplating a skull,' , Statens Museum for Kunst

Alessandro Casolani

Woman contemplating a skull

Statens Museum for Kunst

Permanent collection

, 'Study for the architecture of Terennce’s Andria act 3 ,' , Statens Museum for Kunst

Nicolai Abildgaard

Study for the architecture of Terennce’s Andria act 3

Statens Museum for Kunst

Permanent collection