Category: Arts

Grieg

Grieg’s final bow

William H. Halverson details Norwegian Edvard Grieg’s three roles as a professional musician: solo pianist, accompanist, and conductor.

Earthsea

Enchanted

Victoria Hofmo tells of “Enchanted: A History of Fantasy Illustration’s” Norse influence at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Mass.

Norway Art

Doorway to Norway

Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art collaborates with Max Stevenson of Norway House to invite readers to “come home” to artwork imported from Scandinavia.

Painter Rolf Monsen and ceramic artist Kari Aasen in their studio at USF Verftet

From sardines to art

In what used to be an old sardine factory, USF Verftet is creating a hub of culture, creativity, and exchange for artists from around the world.

The entrance to the Astrup exhibit at The Clark

The summer of Astrup

Victoria Hofmo shares her thoughts and impressions of the first-ever Nikolai Astrup exhibit in the United States at the Clark Art Institute in Massachusetts.

a painting of a man fishing with a sailboat in the background

Memorable paintings

To celebrate summer and being out on the water, Mary Jo Thorsheim explores the sport of going fishing through four paintings from Norway Art’s collection.

The Stockholm waterfront painted by Hans-Erik Eriksson with boats, bikes, and spires.

Another place and time

Hans-Erik Eriksson captured the life and light of mid-century Stockholm in his paintings, from the magic of Midsommar to the beauty of the waterfront.