The Norwegian Photographer Who Never Existed

The Norwegian Photographer Who Never Existed

According to British Journal of Photography, Norwegian photographer Anja Niemi, based in London, is one of the most compelling modern artists working today. Until...
The Scandinavian Jazz Church in New Orleans

The Scandinavian Jazz Church in New Orleans

Formerly known as the Norwegian Seamen’s Church, The Scandinavian Jazz Church continues its monthly jazz service which has been held since 1905.The reason is...
Oslo Goes Pop

Oslo Goes Pop

American Post-War Pop Art is now exhibited at the National Gallery in Oslo. “The Great Graphic Boom” is here defined as the decades following...
Norwegian Mr. Little Jeans

Norwegian Mr. Little Jeans

The Norwegian-born, now  Los Angeles-based singer, Mr. Little Jeans  is in fact not a mister but techno-pop artist Monica Birkenes.She went from quietly writing...
Exciting Modern Architecture in Lillehammer

Exciting Modern Architecture in Lillehammer

The Norwegian architects Snøhetta has done it again! This time the celebrated architects have created a holistic expression for both the Lillehammer Museum of...

The Silver Treasure in Bergen, Norway

Visitors can again admire the spectacular permanent exhibition ‘Silver Treasure’ after the re-opening of the KODE 1 building in Bergen in May, The exhibition...

150th Anniversary of Norway’s Peer Gynt

Norway’s Henrik Ibsen is often considered the most-read playwright after William Shakespeare, and the reason is perhaps that he talks about women, the corruption...
First Time Exhibit in Scandinavia by Controversial Japanese Artist

First Time Exhibit in Scandinavia by Controversial Japanese Artist

The Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo, Norway is now presenting a solo exhibition of the world-famous Japanese artist Takashi Murakami (b. 1962, Tokyo).The exhibition...
Slow Down in Norway

Slow Down in Norway

Sustainable tourism is important to Norwegians. Movie pictures like Disney’s Frozen, showing beautiful Norwegian nature and the so-called Norwegian ‘slow tv-shows’, have made hordes...
Prize Winning Documentary and Debate on Hannah Arendt in Oslo

Prize Winning Documentary and Debate on Hannah Arendt in Oslo

Last Thursday the prize-winning film “Vita activa – The Spirit of Hannah Arendt” by Ada Ushpiz had its first Norwegian performance and a panel...
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