Press Releases • Jan 30, 2015 10:05 GMT
In recent years, embroidery has been taken up again and discussed in contemporary art, thereby showing that preconceived notions should be reassessed. The National Museum’s new exhibition “The Needle’s Eye: Contemporary Embroidery”, to be displayed at the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design from 22 February to 16 May 2015, may well be a step in that direction.
Press Releases • Jan 26, 2015 10:17 GMT
The National Gallery kicks off its 2015 season with an exhibition that focuses on themes such as mythology, existential vulnerability, national identity, and unspoilt nature. “The Magic North” features nineteenth-century fin-de-siècle highlights from the collections of the Finnish National Gallery Ateneum and the National Museum. The exhibition will be shown in Helsinki in summer 2015.
Press Releases • Nov 06, 2014 12:10 GMT
Sofie Berntsen and Karl Holmqvist will kick off the new exhibition series Rameau’s Nephews at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The series will showcase a young Norwegian contemporary artist in dialogue with a conversation partner. Rameau’s Nephews. Sofie Berntsen and Karl Holmqvist is on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art from 7 November 2014 to 8 March 2015.
Press Releases • Oct 06, 2014 07:13 BST
“Dahl and Friedrich. Romantic Landscapes” represents a dialogue between the artists Johan Christian Dahl and Caspar David Friedrich. The exhibition presents works from a key period of their lives, when they found their themes and motifs and developed their artistic mastery.
Press Releases • Sep 16, 2014 09:22 BST
How have architectural theories evolved over the past two hundred years? And how have the methods and styles used by architects influenced and changed our architectural culture and history? These questions form the basis of the National Museum – Architecture’s very first permanent exhibition based on the museum’s own collection, set to open on 19 September.
Press Releases • Aug 25, 2014 12:49 BST
Jane Wentworth Associates will become the National Museum’s branding consultant in conjunction with the new museum at Vestbanen in Oslo. JWA has previously worked with institutions such as V&A, Tate, Guggenheim, and the National Gallery of Denmark.
A feast for the eyes to be unveiled at the Museum of Contemporary Art:“An Appetite for Painting: Contemporary Painting 2000–2014”
Press Releases • Aug 20, 2014 09:44 BST
The exhibition “An Appetite for Painting: Contemporary Painting 2000–2014”, set to open at the Museum of Contemporary Art on 12 September, allows the public to experience painting in the contemporary art of thirteen leading international and Norwegian artists. The exhibition will display a total of fifty-three paintings, most of which are recent works from the past three years.
Press Releases • Jun 12, 2014 07:14 BST
Sverre Fehn’s original drawings for the Nordic Pavilion in Venice will be presented alongside Ferruzzi’s gorgeous black-and-white photographs of the building. The exhibition Venice: Fehn’s Nordic Pavilion will be on display 20 June–31 December 2014 at the National Museum – Architecture.
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.