31 January 2021


Penn Station New York Gets Site Specific Art Upgrade – Clare Henry 

For 20 years having spent many hours at the cramped, sooty, underground Penn Station in Manhattan waiting for trains to go Upstate

27 September 2018


Elmgreen & Dragset Turn Whitechapel Gallery Into Derelict Swimming Pool

Elmgreen & Dragset have transformed the ground floor exhibition space at The Whitechapel Gallery into a disused municipal swimming pool complete with cracked tiles, fallen fluorescent lights, peeling plaster and scaffolding posts

24 July 2018

Elmgreen & Dragset First UK Survey Exhibition Announced By Whitechapel

A major new overview of artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset has been announced for September 2018 with six new sculptures and 29 works created over 20 years of the artists’ collaboration. It will be their first comprehensive show in a public UK gallery.

12 March 2017

Elmgreen & Dragset Istanbul Biennial Curators To Collaborate With Istanbul Film Festival

The Turner Prize nominated artists Elmgreen & Dragset have taken inspiration from the 10 films nominated for the program at the 36th Istanbul Film Festival, which will be collaborating with the 15th Istanbul Biennial.

17 April 2016


Elmgreen & Dragset Announced As Curators Of 15th Istanbul Biennial

The Istanbul Biennial is always one of the highpoints of the international art calendar. Now in its 15th edition the event will take place between 16 September and 12 November 2017. The biennial will be curated by the Danish artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset. Elmgreen & Dragset stated, “We are honored to be appointed curators of the 15th Istanbul Biennial, having previously taken […]

14 March 2016


Elmgreen & Dragset To Install Kidney Shaped Swimming Pool In Rockefeller Centre

Elmgreen & Dragset the Berlin based, Danish artist duo, who created the ‘Boy on a Rocking-horse’ sculpture on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square is installing a new work at the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. The artwork titled, Van Gogh’s Ear, 2016, consists of a 1950s-style upright kidney shaped swimming pool which includes a […]

1 October 2015


Elmgreen & Dragset First Exhibition To Open At Victoria Miro Mayfair

Self-Portraits is Elmgreen & Dragset’s third solo exhibition at Victoria Miro and their first in the Mayfair gallery. The show will feature a new series of works that are representations of museum wall labels of other artists’ works, including David Hockney, Ross Bleckner, Roni Horn, Martin Kippenberger, and Nicole Eisenmann, among others. A wall label […]

13 November 2014


Elmgreen & Dragset’s Prada Marfa Vandal Settles Criminal Damage Case

A Waco Texas artist who vandalised Elmgreen & Dragset’s Prada Marfa installation has pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal mischief.  Joe Magnano, a 36 year old street artist, AKA 927 1977, will now have to pay Ballroom Marfa $10,700 for the restoration of the well known site specific installation. He will also pay a […]

23 May 2013


Elmgreen & Dragset Major New Installation At V&A Unveiled

The V&A has commissioned a major site-specific installation over five galleries by leading contemporary artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset. Opening in October 2013, Tomorrow will transform the V&A’s former textile galleries into an apartment belonging to a fictional, elderly and disillusioned architect. The installation will feature over 100 objects from the V&A’s collections, which […]

10 December 2012


Elmgreen & Dragset Create Site-Specific Installation For V&A

The V&A has commissioned leading contemporary artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset to create a major site-specific installation in the former Textile Galleries. Throughout their career the artists have redefined the way in which art is presented and experienced, raising issues around social models and spaces, and prompting a re-thinking of the status quo. This […]

25 September 2012


Elmgreen And Dragset Contrast Rustic Barn With The Guggenheim

Review – Elmgreen & Dragset’s second solo exhibition, Harvest, at the Victoria Miro Gallery, opened last week with a unanimous nod of approval from an audience who were allowed to venture four at a time upstairs to a loft room transformed into a barn. The installation complete with hay bales and a straw covered floor […]

16 August 2012


Elmgreen & Dragset New Exhibition For Fourth Plinth Artists

The Victoria Miro Gallery has announced a brand new exhibition for Autumn of the work of the Scandinavian artists, Elmgreen & Dragset. It will be their second solo exhibition with the gallery. Titled, Harvest it presents two choreographed environments which at first may appear visually and conceptually diverse, but through Elmgreen & Dragset’s own refined […]

21 May 2012


Fourth Plinth Designs By School Kids Winners Announced

An awards ceremony was held today to present schoolchildren with prizes for their winning designs as part of the Fourth Plinth Schools Award. Elmgreen & Dragset, whose artwork currently resides on the plinth, presented the prizes, having chosen their favourite works from each borough of London, which are currently on show in an exhibition at […]

13 April 2012


Fourth Plinth Elmgreen & Dragset To Make Male Little Mermaid

Elmgreen & Dragset are to create a male version of Denmark’s national icon The Little Mermaid Denmark’s national icon The Little Mermaid is to get a dressing down with a new sculpture by Elmgreen & Dragset. This summer will see a male version of the female icon in the Danish city of Elsinore created by […]

23 February 2012


Free Art By Fourth Plinth Artists Up For Grabs

Get your hands on one of 5000 FREE limited edition artworks by Elmgreen & Dragset, available in celebration of the unveiling of their ‘Powerless Structures’ on Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth The artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset has collaborated with s[edition] to create a digital limited edition ‘digital prints’ of their Fourth Plinth commissioned sculpture. Designed to […]

23 February 2012

Explaining The Fourth Plinth Rocking Horse

  New Fourth Plinth sculpture by Elmgreen & Dragset unveiled today by Joanna Lumley; but what does it all mean? The new artwork to top Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth was revealed today, with Joanna Lumley pulling the curtain to unveil a giant golden sculpture of a boy upon a rocking horse; ‘our golden boy on […]

23 January 2012


Trafalgar Square Fourth Plinth Art Revealed

Bronze sculpture of boy on rocking horse by Scandinavian artistic duo Elmgreen & Dragset to be unveiled at 09.30 on Thursday 23 February 2012. The next commission for the Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth has been revealed to be caste bronze sculpture of a boy playing astride his rocking horse. Powerless Structures, Fig 101, a work by Scandinavian […]

19 August 2010


Fourth Plinth Shortlist Designs Unveiled Today

London – The Artists shortlist (2010/2011) for the next commission to go on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square has now been revealed and the designs will be unveiled later today. Brian Griffiths, Allora & Calzadilla, Hew Locke Elmgreen & Dragset, Katharina Fritsch, and Mariele Neudecker. Are the winners of this stage of the competition.The […]