Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art® dives into the story of an ornate mangle carved by a Norwegian sailor in 1789 for his beloved.
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When we think of Monet, our thoughts naturally drift to Paris—but Norway? Explore a famous painting of Sandvika with Dr. Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art®.
Norway Art highlight the work of painters Karl Ouren and Axel Ender with stunning winter scenes that depict the northern landscape.
Dr. Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art in Minneapolis offers her insights on Bergen paintings from five different neighborhoods there.
Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art discusses painter Isak Ræfsnes and how his youth as a fisher boy in Western Norway informed his work.
Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art discusses the distinctive paintings of Hans Dahl, with special attention to “Arriving for a Celebration.”
Dr. Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art offers suggestions on how to integrate art into learning from home and discussed the artist Håkon Stenstadvold.
Denmark’s central location and unique landscapes have drawn painters from all over Scandinavia for generations, influencing Danish painters and artists.
In Norway, Elling Reitan is known as the “painter of colors.” He has taken up a variety of motifs in his work, including Ibsen’s Peer Gynt.
Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art discusses Oscar Wergeland’s (1844-1910) detailed painting of the National Assembly representatives at Eidsvoll.