Tagged: Painting

Inspired by the Sea: The art of Odd Andersen

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Odd Andersen is the son of a Norwegian merchant sailor. Like many emigrants from Norway, Andersen’s family settled in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, and that is where he was raised. Somewhat...

Finding artistic inspiration in Norway

You don’t have to be an expert painter to immortalize Norway in meaningful works of art Patricia Barry Hopewell Junction, N.Y. Although I have taken art lessons for over three years, I consider myself...

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...

Artist Møyfrid Hveding paints Norway

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The mist envelops you, as the waves gently bob your rowboat. The salty bite of the sea seeps into your nostrils. You are tiny in the midst of this vast...

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...

Portrait of the artist’s wife, from Denmark

“Elsebeth with Bobbed Hair 1932” is a meeting of East and West Special to the Weekly New York Christie’s, the famous art firm, is offering a fine oil painting for sale that the owner...

Art inspired by travel

Colorado artist Mary Staby brings new life to Norway through her vibrant handcolored black and white photographs By Tiffanie Davis Seattle, Wash. For the Norwegian American Weekly “I’ve had a darkroom since second grade,”...

Thieves steal Munch painting in Oslo

Scandinavian criminals just can’t seem to get enough of Edvard Munch. In 2004, masked gunmen stole two of the artist’s paintings from the Munch Museum, and, more recently, a Swedish dealer has been accused...

Anki King exhibits at Trygve Lie Gallery in New York City

On March 12, Trygve Lie Gallery will present Norwegian artist Anki King with her most current work “Sisters”. An opening reception will take place on Thursday March 12, 6-8 p.m. The oldest of three sisters, King...