Dr. Mary Jo Thorsheim has compiled a year of Norway Art columns, available just in time for Christmas.
Author: Mary Jo Thorsheim
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.
Dr. Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art discusses the significance of altar painting in the American Midwest within the context of the Easter season.
What a tour! Mary Jo Thorsheim Norway Art The remarkable scenery of northern Norway has been viewed and photographed by a huge number of tourists over the years, for example, passengers on coastal voyages...