Press Releases • Mar 20, 2014 17:02 GMT
In the summer of 2013, the internationally acclaimed Norwegian fine-art photographer Mette Tronvoll shot a unique photo session with Queen Sonja at Verdens Ende, a seaside landscape at the southern edge of the Oslofjord. The result of their encounter is the series Mette Tronvoll: Portraits of Queen Sonja, now on display in the National Gallery.
Press Releases • Mar 12, 2014 13:08 GMT
In 2014 the National Museum in Norway will be in charge of curating and organizing the Nordic Pavilion at la Biennale di Venezia, in collaboration with the Museum of Finnish Architecture and the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design in Stockholm.
Press Releases • Mar 04, 2014 09:57 GMT
The exhibition Aase Texmon Rygh: Modernism Forever! is the National Museum’s first solo exhibition of works by the sculptor Aase Texmon Rygh (b. 1925), one of the first abstract modernists in Norwegian sculpture.
Press Releases • Nov 13, 2013 07:00 GMT
22 November is the date for the Annual Munch Conference organized by the research project «Munch, Modernity, and Modernism».
Press Releases • Oct 14, 2013 07:00 BST
How does contemporary art relate to architecture and what role does art play in architecture? This is the question that will be discussed at the National Museum this autumn - in the exhibitions “Louis Kahn – The Power of Architecture” and “Inside Outside Architecture”.
Press Releases • Sep 13, 2013 09:30 BST
The architecture exhibition “Far-out Voices” presents a selective insight into the pioneering origins of what we today call green design, revealing links between current notions of “sustainability” and the counter-cultural movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
Press Releases • Sep 11, 2013 07:06 BST
An Appetite for Painting - International conference on contemporary painting, 19-20 September at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Press Releases • Sep 06, 2013 07:00 BST
“KjARTan Slettemark. The art of being art” is the first comprehensive retrospective exhibition since Kjartan Slettemark’s death in 2008. It is also the first major exhibition of Slettemark’s work to be shown in Oslo since his official breakthrough at The Artists’ House in 1982.
Press Releases • Sep 03, 2013 16:00 BST
Who was Edvard Munch? Where did he train to become an artist? What is an artist, actually? How did Munch work? And just how on earth did The Scream become one of the most famous paintings in the world?
Press Releases • Aug 27, 2013 07:36 BST
From 18 to 21 September 2013 the international “Edvard Munch and/in Modernism” conference will be held in Oslo. About 100 Munch researchers and others with an interest in Munch from Norway and abroad are expected to attend. The conference is open to all who are interested in Munch.
Press Releases • Jun 07, 2013 11:35 BST
The Norwegian Parliament has Thursday 6 June approved the construction of a new building to house the National Museum on the site of the former Railway Station West, or Vestbanen, in Oslo. The museum will be Norway’s biggest cultural centre. The new building will profile the National Museum as an art and culture centre of international repute.
Press Releases • May 02, 2013 16:25 BST
On 2 June the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design and the Munch Museum are combining forces in Oslo to stage the most comprehensive Munch exhibition ever.
Press Releases • Apr 29, 2013 14:27 BST
«Dysthe Design. Swinging 60» honours Sven Ivar Dysthe’s 60-year career as one of Norway’s most prominent designers of the post-war era. With his international orientation, the award-winning designer has distinguished himself in Norwegian design circles. He revolutionised ski bindings and his stackable Laminette chair has achieved sales in excess of 900,000.
Press Releases • Apr 26, 2013 10:46 BST
What characterises the present generation of young Norwegian architects and how are they positioning themselves in Norway and internationally? Who are these architects and what are their concerns? How are they creating and shaping innovative advances, and to what extent will they make their mark on the architecture of the future?
Press Releases • Apr 10, 2013 12:40 BST
There will be a press conference for the Ida Ekblad exhibition in The largest gallery in Oslo’s Museum of Contemporary Art,Tuesday 23 April at 11 o’clock. The Banksalen room is presently converted into a studio for the artist in the run-up to the opening of her exhibition. A total of almost 30 new works in addition to a number of previously exhibited works, will be shown.Opening 26 April.
Press Releases • Feb 20, 2013 12:30 GMT
Exhibition Doorways to the Sacred. Golden glimpses of the Netherlandish Renaissance offers several multimedial stations where the public can immerse themselves in the thematic aspects. Using interactive installations, elements associated with the art can be visually explored. The exhibition features an exclusive selection of 15th and 16th century paintings from the Netherlands.
Press Releases • Feb 06, 2013 07:05 GMT
From the 1980s to the present, Norwegian video art has evolved from a marginal art form to one with a dominant position. The exhibition “PARADOX: Positions in Norwegian video art 1980–2010” presents a selection of Norwegian video art from the years 1980 to 2010. Museet for samtidskunst 15. February–18. August 2013.
Press Releases • Jan 23, 2013 15:35 GMT
This year is the 150th anniversary of Edvard Munch’s birth. Munch (1863-1944) is one of modernism’s pioneers. The anniversary year will be celebrated with the largest ever Munch exhibition in Oslo, as well as a range of cultural events in Norway and other countries to celebrate Munch and his art.
Press Releases • Jan 21, 2013 06:00 GMT
Åpningen av Munch-året 2013 markeres med en stor festforestilling og mottakelse i Oslo rådhus 23. januar. Hele 600 gjester er invitert for å feire Norges største billedkunstner.