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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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Mette Tronvoll: Portraits of Queen Sonja

Press Releases   •   Mar 20, 2014 17:02 GMT

In the summer of 2013, the internationally acclaimed Norwegian fine-art photographer Mette Tronvoll shot a unique photo session with Queen Sonja at Verdens Ende, a seaside landscape at the southern edge of the Oslofjord. The result of their encounter is the series Mette Tronvoll: Portraits of Queen Sonja, now on display in the National Gallery.

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Nordic Pavilion at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia:

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2014 13:08 GMT

In 2014 the National Museum in Norway will be in charge of curating and organizing the Nordic Pavilion at la Biennale di Venezia, in collaboration with the Museum of Finnish Architecture and the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design in Stockholm.

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Solo exhibition of the pioneering sculptor Aase Texmon Rygh

Press Releases   •   Mar 04, 2014 09:57 GMT

The exhibition Aase Texmon Rygh: Modernism Forever! is the National Museum’s first solo exhibition of works by the sculptor Aase Texmon Rygh (b. 1925), one of the first abstract modernists in Norwegian sculpture.

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Annual Munch Conference: Edvard Munch and Printmaking

Press Releases   •   Nov 13, 2013 07:00 GMT

22 November is the date for the Annual Munch Conference organized by the research project «Munch, Modernity, and Modernism».

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Art in architecture – architecture in art

Press Releases   •   Oct 14, 2013 07:00 BST

How does contemporary art relate to architecture and what role does art play in architecture? This is the question that will be discussed at the National Museum this autumn - in the exhibitions “Louis Kahn – The Power of Architecture” and “Inside Outside Architecture”.

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Alternative architecture: We have the juice!

Press Releases   •   Sep 13, 2013 09:30 BST

The architecture exhibition “Far-out Voices” presents a selective insight into the pioneering origins of what we today call green design, revealing links between current notions of “sustainability” and the counter-cultural movement of the 1960s and 1970s.

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About Nasjonalmuseet - Norway

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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