Stian Gabrielsen er norsk redaktør for Kunstkritikk. Han er utdannet ved Kunstakademiet i Oslo, hvor han også er bosatt.
Stian Gabrielsen is Kunstkritikk’s Norwegian editor. He was educated at the Art Academy in Oslo, where he also lives.
The resurgence of Surrealism in contemporary art, with this year’s Venice Biennale as a case in point, raises a dilemma: should morality still subsume itself to desire?
Uffe Isolotto’s morbid blockbuster of an exhibition in the Danish Pavilion is first and foremost about a longing for feedback.
The third instalment of The Hannah Ryggen Triennial prompts the question of society’s technical justification.
A petition by AICA calls on the European Commission to stop the systematic persecution of dissent and minority voices.
Improvisation, underwater protests, transnational solidarity, and sumptuous painting rooted in history: the sap is rising on the Norwegian art scene.
Fire up the stove! Kunstkritikk’s Norwegian editor Stian Gabrielsen lists three exhibitions that left their imprint on him in 2021.
The Munch Museum’s opening exhibition featuring Tracey Emin and Edvard Munch is a melodrama about a subject who has nothing more to give, but keeps on giving.
Goutam Ghosh’s exhibition at Standard (Oslo) points not only to what painting has been, but also to what it is becoming.
Itinerant exhibitions and foraging artists: autumn on the Norwegian art scene suggests that art has discovered its potential as a parallel society.
Lene Berg, next year’s official festival artist at Bergen Kunsthall, wants to tell the story of her late father, film director Arnljot Berg.
The deformed bodies in Nicole Eisenman’s exhibition at the Astrup Fearnley Museum testify to the artwork as liberating event.
The collaboration between curator Théo-Mario Coppola and the biennial management has been broken off.
Sergey Bratkov’s exhibition at Kohta in Helsinki is a sophisticated slap in the face.
Det Kosmiske Hierarki takes Freetown Christiania’s local currency outside the commune. The result is also a song of freedom.
Eddie Figge and Agnieszka Polska reach stratospheric heights in the basement of the Workers’ Education Association in Stockholm.
This autumn, Tone Hansen will take over as director of the Munch Museum, which is currently facing pressure both internally and externally.