Lonely Planet Writer

Copenhagen gallery vandalised ahead of controversial exhibition

Hornsleth & Friends.
Hornsleth & Friends. Image by Marcus Meissner / CC BY 2.0

The Hornsleth & Friends Gallery in Copenhagen, which is preparing to exhibit artworks by the controversial Swedish artist Dan Parks, was vandalised in the early hours of Friday morning. Parks was prosecuted on racism charges in Malmö over the pieces – which were ordered to be destroyed – and received a six month jail sentence. Police in Copenhagen said that, while they were aware there could be a connection to the exhibition, they could not confirm if that was the motive behind the attack on the gallery. Read more: thelocal.dk