The CHART De-centred publication is out and free to download


25 August 2020


CHART 2020

We are proud to present CHART’s first publication which unites the multitude of artistic expressions presented at this year’s CHART, taking place across the five Nordic capitals 28 – 30 August 2020.

The 200-page CHART De-centred reader features works by 76 exceptional artists presented at CHART combined with newly commissioned texts from 21 voices from across the art world. Read through historical and contextual pieces, artists’ conversations, interviews with collectors and museum directors, critical overviews, diary excerpts, and more.

Writers and contributors include Jennifer Higgie (Frieze Magazine), Kenny Schachter (Artnet), Christian Viveros-Fauné (The New Yorker, Art Review, ArtNews), Zoé Whitley (Chisenhale Gallery, London), Valeria Napoleone (Collector and Art Patron) and Gitte Ørskou (Moderna Museet, Stockholm).

We hope this publication can stand independently of the fair—it is a critical document of the current state of the art world as seen through the lens of the galleries presented at CHART and their represented artists.” – David Risley, commissioning editor

Physical copies of the book are available in Walther König’s bookstores across Europe and in their online shop. In Denmark it can be purchased at SMK or Kunsthal Charlottenborg. Copies are also available in each gallery participating in CHART 2020.

To secure availability for all interested readers a digital copy is free to download at

With this year’s CHART we made the radical decision to present only women artists in a collective push for a better balanced art world. I hope this book can play a role in reshaping the art world to become a fairer, more nuanced reflection of the world we live in – however changing it may be.” – Nanna Hjortenberg, director of CHART