Category: Arts & Entertainment

Emanuel Vigeland

A tale of two Vigelands

See both artist brothers’ work in Oslo Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American You’ve heard of Gustav Vigeland. One of Norway’s most famous artists, he’s the one behind the intriguing, bizarre sculptures in Oslo’s...

Hirundo Maris

Norwegian meets Mediterranean

Hirundo Maris brings Hardanger fiddle to French Catalonia in a harmonious blend M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Last September, a Hardingfele (Hardanger fiddle) was played in a medieval church in French Catalonia, in a...

Sámi artist Tomas Colbengtson

An indigenous people in glass

Sámi artist Tomas Colbengtson brings life to glass Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Maadter Aahka, the title of an exhibit at the UrbanGlass Agnes Varis Art Center Gallery in Brooklyn from Aug. 9 to Sept....

Cover of "Nørth."

Book Review: “Nørth”

Melinda Bargreen Everett, Wash. After the avalanche of recent books on how everything is better in Scandinavia, some of us may be feeling a certain angst: Are we really Nordic enough? Do our homes...

cover of "Køpersund, 1942."

Book review: “Køpersund, 1942”

Linda Warren Washington, D.C. In Køpersund, 1942, author David Andrew Westwood introduces Margrete Ehrdahl, a 20-year-old Norwegian beauty whose modeling career and home life are “eliminated overnight” when a bomb explodes on a ferry...