Norwegian Art in Rome: Visit Hendrik Christian Andersen’s villa

James Stuart Osbourn New York Near to the Tiber at 18 Via Pasquale Stanislao Mancini, Rome stands the elegant home and studio of Hendrik Christian Andersen, now affiliated with the Museum of Modern Art, and presently exhibiting the works of several contemporary artists in the delightful rooms of the house. On the ground floor are exhibited a vast trove of Andersen’s sculptures in the neoclassical design. The guide to the collection so describes these, “it is hard to imagine a room more crammed full of elegantly shaped buttocks and penises.” Museo Hendrik Christian Andersen The collected works (over 200 sculptures in plaster and
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