Press Releases

Mette Tronvoll: Portraits of Queen Sonja

Mar 20, 2014 17:02 GMT Nasjonalmuseet - Norway 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.

Solar Weekend awardwinning for "Best Multi-day Festival" of the Netherlands

Mar 20, 2014 07:00 GMT Solar Weekend Festival ROERMOND, THE NETHERLANDS – The creative festival Solar Weekend was awarded best multi-day festival of the Netherlands during this week's Golden Gnome Awards. A crowning achievement for the ten-year-old festival. Said Marcel Mingers, creative director for Solar Weekend: “What a marvelous prize, we are very proud.”

Nordic Pavilion at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia:

Mar 12, 2014 13:08 GMT Nasjonalmuseet - Norway 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.

Solo exhibition of the pioneering sculptor Aase Texmon Rygh

Mar 04, 2014 09:57 GMT Nasjonalmuseet - Norway 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.

Family Fun Story Time Session

Feb 13, 2014 10:55 GMT Rochdale Borough Council A special half-term story time session will take place at Rochdale Central Library on Tuesday, February 18, based around the theme of families.

Children Get Animated About Library Mural

Feb 12, 2014 13:44 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Artists have been harnessing schoolchildren’s imagination and creativity to craft cheerful wall murals at Rochdale Central Library to form a lasting legacy to last year’s first Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival.

Happy Valentine's day. Mas.s celebrates this day of Love in his newest portrait "You are always on my mind"

Feb 09, 2014 11:09 GMT Marcel Schreur Mas.s,the original Dutch artist,living and working in London has created a Valentine's Day greeting message in his "Supermodel" series.He called this special creation"You are always on my mind."The celebration of this day is steeped in history.As with many western feasts,it has its roots in very early Christian traditions, marked by St.Valentine of Rome.Nowadays it mainly celebrates romantic love.

Feb 06, 2014 17:06 GMT Bury Council Chart-topper Adamski is playing the music at a Valentine’s night of art and entertainment at Bury Art Museum.

Affordable Art Fair.  Mas.s  is showing the "Trust" series in Battersea from the 13th to the 16th of March.

Feb 04, 2014 15:02 GMT Marcel Schreur Mas.s will be displaying the "Trust" series of paintings at the AAF in Battersea next month. Gagliardi gallery of the Kings road in Chelsea will be representing the original Dutch Artist at the ever popular Art Fair in Battersea Park. Also his "Supermodel" series will be shown. He says"I am very excited that I can share this new direction in my art with the public for the first time, Trust me!"

Feb 03, 2014 16:26 GMT Bury Council Bury’s new Sculpture Centre, due to open in May, has announced its first international guest curator.