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 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.

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 elise.lund@nasjonalmuseet.no.

A journey into Anna-Eva Bergman’s graphic universe

A journey into Anna-Eva Bergman’s graphic universe

Press Releases   •   Nov 04, 2015 06:56 GMT

The Fondation Hartung Bergman in Antibes has donated 154 of Anna-Eva Bergman’s graphic works to the National Museum. This exceptional gift has prompted the “Anna-Eva Bergman. A Graphic Universe” exhibition that is set to open to the general public on 13 November at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

New exhibition series: Rameau’s Nephews. Sofie Berntsen and Karl Holmqvist

New exhibition series: Rameau’s Nephews. Sofie Berntsen and Karl Holmqvist

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.

Solo exhibition of the pioneering sculptor Aase Texmon Rygh

Solo exhibition of the pioneering sculptor Aase Texmon Rygh

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.

KjARTan Slettemark: First comprehensive retrospective exhibition

KjARTan Slettemark: First comprehensive retrospective exhibition

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.