Norway

Controversial human zoo to be recreated as art project in Oslo

Proposal for the 200th anniversary of Norway’s constitution has met with criticism, but artists say they want to “highlight a forgotten event”

Published online: 17 April 2014

An artist’s album actually worth listening to—and we have the title track

Scandinavian artists Elmgreen and Dragset's first vinyl record, released as part of "Biography", at the Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, until 24 August

Published online: 31 March 2014

Norwegian museum agrees to return painting by Matisse to Rosenberg's heirs

Looted in France by the Nazis, the work was acquired by shipping magnate and his wife, a famous ice skater

Published online: 24 March 2014

Artist creates ‘open wound’ to remember victims of Oslo attacks

Jonas Dahlberg unanimously chosen by the Norwegian jury for his radical and brave concept

Published online: 06 March 2014

Exhibition remembers Oslo bombing

Damaged work of art is the focus

Published online: 29 January 2014

Six men sentenced in Chinese art theft

But stolen works from Norwegian museum’s collection remain missing

Published online: 15 January 2014

Works by Astrup in Norwegian collections could actually be copies by his grandson

Nikolai Astrup Geelmuyden admits to creating paintings when he was a teenager

Published online: 19 December 2013

Shortlist announced to design memorials for Oslo attacks

Eight artists and architects must now submit their proposals to the Norwegian ministry of culture

Published online: 19 November 2013

Paintings to be removed from Oslo building over terror attack associations

Staff complain about Vanessa Baird’s works, although they were made before July 2011

Published online: 31 October 2013

Munch Museum on Oslo waterfront gets greenlight

Agreement reached just days before the opening of an show celebrating the 150th anniversary of the artist’s birth

Published online: 03 June 2013

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