‘Brave’ art exhibit opens at Kistefos

SEE THE VIDEO: Government officials stayed away, but hundreds of others lined up on Sunday for the opening of a landmark exhibit at the Kistefos Museum outside Oslo. The exhibit, featuring works by famed Chinese artist and social critic Ai Weiwei, is a coup for Kistefos but perhaps just a bit too controversial for government […]

Kistefos opening draws large crowd

Norwegian business tycoon Christen Sveaas once again attracted a large crowd of art lovers and dignitaries over the weekend, when he opened this summer’s exhibits at the historic pulp mill that he’s converted into the Kistefos Museum and sculpture park. German-Norwegian relations played a big role at Sunday’s opening, 65 years after the end of […]

Opening day at Kistefos museum

[flgallery id=6 /] The Kistefos Museum came about mostly through the efforts of investor and art lover Christen Sveaas. Each spring he is joined by scores of other well-known Norwegians from the arts and business world, to kick off Kistefos’ summer exhibit.