Spanish Flu

With a new initiative, Statens Museum for Kunst invites you on a tour through the museum's collection and tells the story of how epidemics over time have affected and changed both the world and art.

For years an invisible culprit has been eating away at one of the most famous paintings in the world.…

In 1918 the Spanish Flu ravaged the world. But it was also in 1918 that Alfred Stieglitz was afflicted by love and began his nude photographs of Georgia O’Keeffe.