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Poor Art – Rich Legacy

Press Releases   •   Mar 11, 2015 14:43 GMT

The exhibition “Poor Art – Rich Legacy: Arte Povera and Parallel Practices 1968–2015” is based on some of the most significant works from the Norwegian National Museum’s collection of contemporary art.

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Contemporary Embroidery in The National Museum from 22 February

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2015 10:05 GMT

In recent years, embroidery has been taken up again and discussed in contemporary art, thereby showing that preconceived notions should be reassessed. The National Museum’s new exhibition “The Needle’s Eye: Contemporary Embroidery”, to be displayed at the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design from 22 February to 16 May 2015, may well be a step in that direction.

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The Magic North: national heritage meets international symbolism

Press Releases   •   Jan 26, 2015 10:17 GMT

The National Gallery kicks off its 2015 season with an exhibition that focuses on themes such as mythology, existential vulnerability, national identity, and unspoilt nature. “The Magic North” features nineteenth-century fin-de-siècle highlights from the collections of the Finnish National Gallery Ateneum and the National Museum. The exhibition will be shown in Helsinki in summer 2015.

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New exhibition series: Rameau’s Nephews. Sofie Berntsen and Karl Holmqvist

Press Releases   •   Nov 06, 2014 12:10 GMT

Sofie Berntsen and Karl Holmqvist will kick off the new exhibition series Rameau’s Nephews at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The series will showcase a young Norwegian contemporary artist in dialogue with a conversation partner. Rameau’s Nephews. Sofie Berntsen and Karl Holmqvist is on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art from 7 November 2014 to 8 March 2015.

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Romantic Landscapes: Dahl and Friedrich

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2014 07:13 BST

“Dahl and Friedrich. Romantic Landscapes” represents a dialogue between the artists Johan Christian Dahl and Caspar David Friedrich. The exhibition presents works from a key period of their lives, when they found their themes and motifs and developed their artistic mastery.

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BUILDING IDEAS: New permanent exhibition at the National Museum – Architecture

Press Releases   •   Sep 16, 2014 09:22 BST

How have architectural theories evolved over the past two hundred years? And how have the methods and styles used by architects influenced and changed our architectural culture and history? These questions form the basis of the National Museum – Architecture’s very first permanent exhibition based on the museum’s own collection, set to open on 19 September.

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“A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity”

Press Releases   •   Aug 25, 2014 12:49 BST

Jane Wentworth Associates will become the National Museum’s branding consultant in conjunction with the new museum at Vestbanen in Oslo. JWA has previously worked with institutions such as V&A, Tate, Guggenheim, and the National Gallery of Denmark.

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A feast for the eyes to be unveiled at the Museum of Contemporary Art:“An Appetite for Painting: Contemporary Painting 2000–2014”

Press Releases   •   Aug 20, 2014 09:44 BST

The exhibition “An Appetite for Painting: Contemporary Painting 2000–2014”, set to open at the Museum of Contemporary Art on 12 September, allows the public to experience painting in the contemporary art of thirteen leading international and Norwegian artists. The exhibition will display a total of fifty-three paintings, most of which are recent works from the past three years.

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Sverre Fehn’s Venice pavilion drawings to be shown for the first time

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2014 07:14 BST

Sverre Fehn’s original drawings for the Nordic Pavilion in Venice will be presented alongside Ferruzzi’s gorgeous black-and-white photographs of the building. The exhibition Venice: Fehn’s Nordic Pavilion will be on display 20 June–31 December 2014 at the National Museum – Architecture.

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Contemporary artists who take liberty

Press Releases   •   Apr 03, 2014 07:22 BST

The exhibition “Take Liberty!” features works by artists who express explicit and personal struggles for freedom.

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The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Norway

The National Museum holds, preserves, exhibits, and promotes public knowledge about, Norway's most extensive collections of art, architecture and design. The Museum's exhibition venues in Oslo are the National Gallery, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Museum – Architecture, and the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design. The Museum's programme also includes exhibitions that tour both within and beyond Norway's borders.

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