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The German photographer Candida Hoefer (born 1944) is often connected to magnificent interior images from historical buildings, libraries, national archives and theatres. Now she...

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Shadows of War

The summer of 2014 was the 100th anniversary of the first shots fired in Sarajevo.  In art history World War I marks the transition...

Unidentified Objects

Artist Sara Vajira Lindstöm is displaying the small, paradoxical moments that can change our world at Soft Gallery in Oslo The Soft Gallery in Raadgusgaten,...

Scandinavian Winners of the 2014 College Photographers of the Year Competition

More than 600 students from more than 100 colleges and universities participate in the yearly competition College Photographer of the Year.  This year, for...

Streaming music booming in Scandinavia

A recent study by Polaris Nordic shows that almost eight million music fans from the Scandinavian countries are using streaming sites like Spotify or...

Norwegian Enthusiast Supports Neil Young’s New Device Pono

Rock star Neil Young wants to revolutionize the music industry with his new music download device Pono, which looks like a box of  Toblerone...

Almost Forgotten Norwegian Romantic Painter Exhibits in National Gallery, London

When the prestigious National Gallery in London exhibits the Norwegian landscape painter Peder Balke as a modernistic pioneer it is quite an event. In 1992...
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