Scientists say “The Scream” is fading due to human breath. With museums around the world closed, the painting is getting some much needed social distance.
While the government promises to preserve the Picasso murals to be utilized in a new building, preservationists are unmoved.
The ship, which dates back to the Viking Period or the earlier Merovingian period, was found with the help of a high-resolution, ground-penetrating georadar.
At Norway’s Lofoten International Art Festival, seaweed took center stage as subject and material for artists and researchers as part of their “Kelp Congress.”
Politicians have feared that the bad-boy artist’s dramatic architecture would disrupt the historic scenery that once inspired the work of Norway’s most-famous painter, Edvard Munch.
Jonas Dahlberg’s “Memory Wound” has been in the international spotlight, but two other memorials commemorate Anders Behring Breivik’s 2011 massacre in different, subtler ways.
With the world still reeling from World War II, a Norwegian architect was tasked with designing one of the most important places of international peace and negotiation.
SVOLVÆR, Norway — “Lofoten is at a tipping point,” a local artist told me the night I arrived on the Norwegian archipelago for the opening weekend of the 2015 Lofoten International Art Festival.
Set to open in the summer of 2016, a sleek museum designed by Swiss architect Peter Zumthor for a Norwegian zinc mine has been over a decade in the making, although parts of the attraction are already in place.
Norwegians will soon have a wonderful reason to renew their passports. Just weeks after Norway’s central bank revealed its new, abstract currency, the National Police Directorate (NPD) announced that Neue Design Studio has won a competition to reimagine the country’s travel documents and identity cards.
Ah, Norway. Land of universal health care, widespread wealth, true democracy, and excellent design. In keeping with that last one, the country’s central bank unveiled plans this week for some of the coolest currency we’ve seen in a long time.
Norway, the enigmatic teardrop of a nation that crowns the Scandinavian peninsula, could be considered heaven or hell depending on whom you ask.