Tagged: art

New red “Santa” statue

Red version of controversial statue unveiled in Oslo’s Ekebergparken The Local A 20-foot-tall statue by artist Paul McCarthy, officially named Santa but known colloquially as the “Butt Plug Gnome,” has been unveiled in Oslo....

Talbot’s Scandinavia

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Artist Kamilla Talbot’s sense of color is eye opening as she chooses shades that are just a tad bolder, just a tad more saturated than one would expect to find...

Sharing Norwegian traditions

Lise Lorentzen’s rosemaling exhibit Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Norwegians have wonderful traditions; why keep them to ourselves? It is wonderful when we can share those traditions with new audiences, as Lise Lorentzen did in...

Arendal shows rare WWII art paintings

The 100-some work collection gives insight into art life in occupied Norway Manisha Choudhari & Michael Sandelson The Foreigner The exhibition takes place in the 75th year following Nazi Germany’s invasion and occupation of...

Sculptor Nesjar dies

Artist who brought Picasso’s works to life is dead at 94 Staff Compilation The New York Times / The Telegraph Norwegian sculp­tor, painter, and printmaker Carl Nesjar was for many years Picasso’s chosen fabricator,...