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“Britta Marakatt-Labba (born 1951). Portrait of Honour 2022” ©Marja Helander. Photo: Marja Helander

The National Museum in Oslo opens extensive exhibition on Sámi artist Britta Marakatt-Labba

“Britta Marakatt-Labba. Moving the Needle”
The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo
15 March–25 August 2024
Press preview 12 March, 11 am. Please contact for attendance.
“Britta Marakatt-Labba. Moving the Needle” presents the work of one of the leading textile artists of Sápmi and the Nordics.
For half a century, Britta Marakatt-Labba (b

Director Ingrid Røynesdal in conversation with Adine Lexow at the National Museums studio for textile conservation.

The textile artist Frida Hansen is the subject of the first of four university scholarships funded via the National Museum’s collaboration agreement with the Fredriksen Family Art Company (FFAC)

Frida Hansen (1855–1931) was a pioneer in Norwegian and European textile art and a major force behind the Norwegian textile renaissance of the 1890s. She is also celebrated for having developed the “transparency technique”, which involves an alternation between dense and translucent areas in a tapestry.

In her doctoral project “Frida Hansen: Weaver, Gardener, Artist, Woman”, Lexow will expl

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