Get Ready for Norwegian Beach (p)Art(y)

Spectacular: The Sandhorn Island is perhaps one of the most untouched places in Norway. (Photo: Marte Antonsen / Big Picture) The art project SALT, located on the Sandhorn Island in Gildeskål, Northern Norway, has become a hit among several international… Read More ›

Viking Age Art Styles

Timeline -Viking Age Art Styles (Graph: Stafan Bollmann / ThorNews) Researchers believe that the Vikings most likely wore tattoos and that they adorned their bodies with the same patterns and motifs used on weapons, jewelry and other items. Numerous discoveries… Read More ›

The Blind Photographer

Axel Røthe and in the background his assistant, Edvard Nyløvold – People who can see take pictures of what they see. Since I cannot see, I don’t know what I am photographing, says seventeen years old Axel Røthe. He got… Read More ›

Recreates Oslo in Miniature

From their extensive archives, the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design found a unique 1930’s model of Oslo. The 356 square feet large capital was created by architect Harald Hals, and is now like a big puzzle waiting to be completed…. Read More ›

Oslo’s Oldest Photography

– This is the finest photographic jewel we have in our collection, and perhaps also in an national context. The photograph shows the city of Kristiania (today Oslo), says Wlodek Witek, curator of photography at the National Library. They believe… Read More ›