All articles by Kristian Skylstad

Pandora’s Box

– Now we see exactly how a mentally ill person can get into power, says Laurie Anderson, who visited Oslo last weekend to screen her film Heart of a Dog.

Eye of the Wind

– We need to pause and read the wind, says Camille Norment, who represents Norway with a site-specific, sculptural and sonic installation in the Nordic Pavilion in Venice.

The Stranger

– My ideal conversation partner in art is a stranger, says Bjarne Melgaard, who is currently exhibiting his art alongside that of Edvard Munch at the Munch Museum.

Another Monument

Thomas Hirschhorn is a rebel, an academic, a commercial artist, and an activist. Visiting Oslo last Thursday he talked to Kunstkritikk about everything from his monuments to love.

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Just a Building

In his day, Erling Viksjø, architect of the Oslo Government District, was called a “bulldozer” and an “enemy of culture.” Today, his own legacy is facing demolition.

There Is a New Girl in Town

Set against an iconic cinematic backdrop depicting the streets of New York, the Frieze Los Angeles art fair has every opportunity to juggle with the artificial, the commercial, the superficial – and Hollywood.