Art criticism is losing its footing amid obsessive demands for distribution and relevance. This is a problem for art too.
The Danish government’s bill to counteract Quran burnings sacrifices art’s autonomy, ambiguity, and freedom.
With the introduction of tuition fees for international students, Norway has become one of the most heavily guarded towers in Fortress Europe.
Art is artistic again: sometimes enchanting, sometimes plain commercial. But with formal criteria long left behind, how do we tell the difference?
The autumn exhibition season comes into full bloom this week. The lushness is particularly striking among female artists – the young and the overlooked.
The autumn season on the Norwegian art scene arrives with the auspicious scent of oil on canvas, older artists, plant-based cuisine – and garbage.
During the Swedish art autumn, political doom and gloom is met with a pensive artistic poise. Also, Danish artists of the moment make their way across Øresund.
WEXFO World Expression Forum 2023 was a reminder that being a host is a powerful and privileged position.
Norwegian proposals for increased funding for periodicals and criticism should not only be heeded by the authorities, but also serve as inspiration for colleagues in other countries.
The National Museum of Norway must take responsibility for contextualising Christian Krohg’s controversial nineteenth-century painting Leiv Eiriksson Discovering America.
The Iron Throne is vacant. Hardly any Norwegian artists have solo shows at the major museums, and everyone worries about sustainability.
This year’s first opening night in Copenhagen whetted our appetite for more. The season’s dictates are British 90s art, French 80s sculpture, and Georgian folk painting. Oh, and Arken is rebranding.