Arvid O. Vollsnes discusses Edvard Grieg’s relationship to Norwegian identity in an era before identity politics.
Dr. Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art offers suggestions on how to integrate art into learning from home and discussed the artist Håkon Stenstadvold.
A replica of the 11th-century Baldishol tapestry, discovered in Hedmark county in 1879, is currently on display at Norway House in Minneapolis.
Denmark’s central location and unique landscapes have drawn painters from all over Scandinavia for generations, influencing Danish painters and artists.
The relationship between Nina Grieg and Edvard Grieg was complex and often difficult, but there’s no question she was his inspiration.
In the age on international streaming, the recent Norwegian HBO series, Beforeigners, represents a breakthrough for Norwegian TV.
Dance legend Bob Fosse was of Norwegian-American heritage. ““Fosse/Verdon” explores his career and problematic relationsbip with his partner and wife, Gwen Verdon.
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.
Noted Edvard Grieg expert Beryl Foster writes about the influence of the supernatual in the Norwegian composer’s music, which borrowed heavily from folk traditions.
The Norwegian harp is ancient instrument that has come back to life again through the work of folk musicians, both in Norway and in North America.