The National Museum focus on documentary and portrait photography: From the American pioneers of social documentary to Torbjørn Rødland’s emotional imagery, via Vibeke Tandberg’s and Cindy Sherman’s explorations of identity.
Press Releases • Feb 13, 2017 09:43 GMT
The exhibition “SNAP: Documentary and Portrait Photography from the Collection” will showcase photographic art ranging from the genre’s nineteenth-century infancy until today’s neo-conceptual offerings. A press preview will be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art on Wednesday 15 February at 11:00 a.m. To register, please contact Press Manager Elise Lund at email@example.com.
Press Releases • Feb 06, 2017 08:55 GMT
Karin Hindsbo (42) will succeed Audun Eckhoff as museum director of the National Museum for a term of six years. Hindsbo comes directly from the position as director of KODE Art Museums of Bergen. She takes over Eckhoff’s position on the 1st of June, 2017.
A dialogue between Lina Bo Bardi and Sverre Fehn in The National museum - Architecture in parallel with “The Norwegian Glasshouse” exhibition.
Press Releases • Jan 19, 2017 09:56 GMT
Lina Bo Bardi’s iconic glasshouse in São Paulo, Casa de Vidro from 1952, will be presented inside Sverre Fehn’s glass Pavilion from 2008. This juxtaposition of Bo Bardi and Fehn sets up a dialogue between two architects. The exhibition also includes new commissioned works by the German artist Veronika Kellndorfer featuring images of Casa de Vidro. The exhibition curator is Markus Richter.
New exhibition at the National Museum puts select works of art under a microscope: How the museum determined that A Man Fishing was a genuine Courbet
Press Releases • Nov 08, 2016 10:08 GMT
The National Museum has recently carried out research on the provenance of A Man Fishing by Gustave Courbet, and uncovered reliable evidence that the museum’s painting was executed by the artist himself. This mystery is what the “Under the Microscope: Gustave Courbet” exhibition at the National Gallery is all about. The exhibition opens on 18 November and will run until 5 February 2017.
Lawrence Weiner artwork lights up the perimeter fence of the new National Museum and the Nesodd ferry
Press Releases • Oct 31, 2016 06:14 GMT
The National Museum, OSLO PILOT and Statsbygg in collaboration with the ferry services Norled and Ruter are pleased to present a commissioned work by the internationally renowned New York-based artist Lawrence Weiner.
New exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art: “On the Verge: Sidsel Paaske (1937–1980)”. The versatile artist who never held her fire
Press Releases • Oct 13, 2016 09:16 BST
“We play while we practise” was Sidsel Paaske’s motto in life. She was always searching for an unvarnished and genuine outlet for her energy outside of the norms of quality. A special press showing will be held on Wedn. 19 Oct., at 11:00 in the Museum of Contemporary Art .To register,contact Press Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org). The regular exhibition opens on Friday, 21 October
Press Releases • Sep 01, 2016 10:58 BST
The 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale presents two main exhibitions. The exhibition “In Residence” at the National Museum – Architecture is shown in parallel with the exhibition “On Residence” at The Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture. The two exhibitions illustrates how our sense of identity and belonging is constantly changing.
Exhibition on Nordic enthusiasm for the exotic opens 17 June: Japanomania at the National Gallery and the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design
Press Releases • Apr 29, 2016 12:44 BST
For the first time ever, an exhibition will focus on the wide-ranging Japanese influence on Nordic art and design around 1900. Works by leading Nordic artists such as Gerhard Munthe, Bruno Liljefors, Helene Schjerfbeck, and Oda Krohg will be presented alongside works by European pioneers such as Monet, Gauguin, and van Gogh. An advance viewing for the press will be held on Thursday, 16 June.
Press Releases • Mar 18, 2016 09:57 GMT
With his designs for Skansen Restaurant, Ekeberg Restaurant and the Horn Building, the architect Lars Backer brought the International Style in architecture to Norway. The exhibition “Lars Backer – architect. A pioneer of Norwegian Modernism” tells the story of Lars Backer’s life, explains his contribution to Norwegian architecture, and sheds light on the era he lived in.
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The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Norway
The National Museum holds, preserves, exhibits, and promotes public knowledge about, Norway's most extensive collections of art, architecture and design. The Museum's exhibition venues in Oslo are the National Gallery, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Museum – Architecture, and the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design. The Museum's programme also includes exhibitions that tour both within and beyond Norway's borders.
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