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‘The Mother’ lands next to MUNCH

A new statue called Moren (The Mother) has been attracting attention all week. Not all of it good, but artist Tracey Emin couldn't care...

Oslo’s new beach opens below Munch

The Norwegian capital's newest waterfront attraction was formally opening to the public on Friday, just in time for the summer holiday season. Oslo's version...

Oslo’s new library draws good reviews

Architecture critics are hailing Oslo's new city library, which officially opened on Thursday under the new name Deichman Bjørvika. It's a lively statement of...

Oslo opens ‘largest bookshelf’ to visitors

It was in the works for more than a decade, enduring controversy, unforeseen building problems, budget overruns and a pandemic. Oslo's new main library...

Bjørvika battle put on ice, for now

Oslo's new city government wants to rezone the last remaining waterfront property at Bjørvika known as Sukkerbiten, to spare it from more building and...

Summer in the City hasn’t ended yet

PHOTO FEATURE: Schools are back in session and Norway's official summer holiday period is long over, but the weather suggests otherwise. State meteorologists are...

Opera celebrates its first 10 years

The Norwegian Opera and Ballet were tuning up for celebrations on Thursday to mark 10 years since the Opera House opened in Oslo on...

New Munch Museum rises in ‘New Oslo’

PHOTO FEATURE: Oslo's new Munch Museum is now rising on the eastern waterfront of the Norwegian capital, influencing the city's landscape in line with...

New Munch Museum is ready to rise

PHOTO FEATURE: Crown Princess Mette-Marit was called upon Friday to lay the cornerstone for the new Munch Museum that finally is being built on...

Munch Museum’s fate back in doubt

New questions are flying around Oslo's major investment in a new museum to house the art of its most famous artist, Edvard Munch. Some...

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