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Meeting of minds, Munch and metal

Oslo's new Munch museum, now called simply MUNCH, has unveiled the rumbling result of an unusual encounter between artists: Norway's greatest painter, Edvard Munch,...

Odd Nerdrum stages a comeback

Norwegian artist Odd Nerdrum has mounted an attention-grabbing comeback, more than two decades after his last exhibition in Norway. True to form, though, and...

Step inside Oslo’s new ‘MUNCH’

PHOTO FEATURE: Overwhelming and long overdue, Oslo's newest landmark to house the works of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch is finally opening to the public this...

Munch’s ‘Madonna’ revealed sketching

A new infrared examination of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch's famed Madonna has revealed how Munch did some sketching on the canvas before he started...

Norwegian art drew record-high prices

An auction of classic Norwegian art in Oslo this week drew bids that quadrupled some assessed values, and resulted in a new "world record"...

‘Sensational’ Gude art on the block

A largely unknown landscape painting by one of Norway's most famous artists, Hans Fredrik Gude, is suddenly on the market after not being publicly...

Royals adorn ‘real’ homes nationwide

PHOTO FEATURE: So much for all the recent hype about uncluttered Norwegian design, architecturally spectacular homes in Norway, and criticism of the Norwegian monarchy....

Melgaard to meet mother in court

The 88-year-old mother of Norwegian artist Bjarne Melgaard has reportedly grown weary of disagreements with her son over money, ownership of art and a...

Street artist’s Assange painting disappeared

The Norwegian artist who goes by the initials AFK mounted another politically charged painting in Bergen over the weekend, this time depicting a tortured...

Postal service issues new Vigeland stamps

Norway's postal service has issued two new stamps to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland, the man behind...

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