ARTFORUM: HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT

Ursula Reuter Christiansen, Skarpretteren (The Executioner), 1971, 16 mm, color, sound, 35 minutes. “THE FEMINIST MOVEMENT WAS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN MY LIFE,” says Ursula Reuter Christiansen in a new interview that’s included as part of an exhibition at the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen revolving around her cult classic short film, Skarpretteren(The Executioner), 1971, along with related artworks, production, […]

Ursula at International Women’s Day

Resonance FM: German artist Ursula Reuter Christiansen talks to Lia Mazzari live on International Women’s Day. After studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Düsseldorf under Joseph Beuys, Reuter Christiansen moved to Denmark in 1969. Aged 75, she is known for her politically charged films (including The Executioner), paintings, sculpture and installation.

Information: Ursula Reuter Christiansens ’Skarpretteren’

Ursula Reuter Christiansens kønspolitiske hovedværk, filmen ’Skarpretteren’ fra 1972, blev i sin tid buet ud af feminister i Berlin. Nu fortryller den på Statens Museum for Kunst omgivet af sine tørre montrer. Hos galleri Sabsay, hvor kunstnerens nye malerier udstilles, er eventyrdrømmen stadig skramlet og tvivlende Måske lever vi i Ursulaernes tid? Navnet betyder ’Lille […]