BRINGING NORDIC ART TO THE WORLD
North Cape, 1845
Savings Bank Foundation. Long term loan Northern Norway Art Museum, Tromsø
NORDIC ART IN 2020
2020 seems to be is a promising year for Nordic art on the international scene. We are all very excited about The Golden Age of Danish Painting – which formerly has been on show in the national galleries of Stockholm and Copenhagen – that will open in Petit Palais in Paris in April.
While the French audience earlier have had the opportunity to see exhibitions on individual artists – such as C.W. Eckersberg – this will be the first major presentation on Danish golden age painting in Paris, with more than two hundred works.
Though the Danes seemingly dominate the scene...
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Opening of Edward Burne-Jones: The Pre-Raphaelites and the North
KODE Art Museums and Composer Homes, Bergen, in collaboration with Tate Britain, Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde and Nordic Institute of Art
Knut Ljøgodt: Peder Balke: Works from The Gundersen Collection
to be published by Skira Edizione, in collaboration with Nordic Institute of Art
Edward Burne-Jones. The Pre-Raphaelites and the North
KODE Art Museums and Composer Homes,
February 21–May 31, 2020
HENIE ONSTAD KUNSTSENTER
January 3–3 May, 2020
An exhibition focusing on the controversial "suite 347", on of the later graphic works by Picasso.
Hannah Ryggen: Threads of Defience
By Marit Paasche
The significance of Hannah Ryggen (1894–1970) as one of the most important figures in the history of Scandinavian art has only recently been recognized internationally. Beloved and renowned for her original contributions to modernist tapestry, Ryggen made radical political statements against Fascism and Nazism before and during the Second World War. Using primary sources, Ryggen expert Marit Paasche brings us a much fuller knowledge of the artist, weaving her life and work into a story that illuminates not only the artist herself, but also 20th-century art history in general.
Author: Marit Paasche
Published: Thames and Hudson, 2019
Price: £ 24, 95
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