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  • Modernity exhibits at Masterpiece London

    Modernity will exhibit at the Masterpiece fair in London with a VIP-opening June 29th, and the fair closes on July 6th. We will bring the finest pieces of Scandinavian design by masters such as Axel Salto, Peder Moos, Finn Juhl, Poul Kjaerholm, Börge Mogensen, Poul Henningsen and contemporary pieces by Sandra Davolio and Carsten From Andersen. Please contact the gallery in case you would like tickets for the fair.

  • Modernity featured on BBC’s The Art of Scandinavia

    Modernity is featured in BBC’s extensive program “The Art of Scandinavia”, broadcasted on BBC4 and BBC Worldwide. The presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the history of Norway, Denmark and Sweden through the region’s art. The third film looks at Sweden as Scandinavia’s ‘modern miracle’ focusing on artists, designers and architects of the 20th century.

  • Axel Salto (1889-1961) — Danish Master of Ceramic Art and Modernism

    Axel Salto was born in Copenhagen in 1889 and is known today as one of the finest masters of 20th century ceramic art. After studying at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and commencing an initial career in painting, the artist soon became intrigued by modernism and a progressive aesthetic.

  • Modernity supplies international museums

    Modernity has once again sold important pieces of design to international museums. This time the famous Zig Zag chair by Gerrit Rietveld sold to the Milwaukee Art Museum in the US. The National Museum of Scotland has also recently purchased important pieces of jewellery.

  • Ilse Crawford’s collaboration with Modernity

    The world famous design icon Ilse Crawford has created a unique space within the Modernity showroom in Stockholm. Modernity is proud to present for the first time publicly in Sweden her brass cabinet and the Ilse sofa.

  • Peder Moos – Denmark’s master cabinetmaker

    Modernity has the privilege to present four unique pieces by the renowned Danish cabinet maker Peder Moos from 1949. The furniture were made to order and produced by himself. Peder Moos' furniture has been exhibited internationally at museums in Stockholm, the Hague and New York's MoMA.