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AKSEL WALDEMAR JOHANNESEN – PAINTER OF THE WORKING CLASS

AKSEL WALDEMAR JOHANNESEN - PAINTER OF THE WORKING CLASS

Aksel Waldemar Johannessen (1880-1922) was a painter, sculptor, and print artist from Kristiania (Oslo). Despite his active career in the city, Johannessen was still mostly unknown before his colleague Ola … Continue reading

PETER ESDAILE – WINDOWS IN TIME

PETER ESDAILE - WINDOWS IN TIME

Peter Esdaile was born in Canada in 1947, but grew up in Oslo and Bærum. He now lives on Tjøme, having recently returned from a six-year stay in the USA. He … Continue reading

LARS ELLING – THIS HAS HAPPENED

LARS ELLING - THIS HAS HAPPENED

Lars Elling (b. 1966) has worked as an artist since 1997, but his background is in book illustration, for which he won many awards. This solo exhibition, his first in … Continue reading

BJØRN MELBYE GULLIKSEN – WHEN A BUTTERFLY BEATS ITS WINGS

31. jan - 16. mai 2015
BJØRN MELBYE GULLIKSEN - WHEN A BUTTERFLY BEATS ITS WINGS

Bjørn Melbye Gulliksen (b. 1946), who lives in Tjølling, Vestfold, works within a conceptual tradition with focus on sculpture and installation. This is his first retrospective museum exhibition. Issues concerning … Continue reading

TRINE FOLMOE – MY PAINTED DAYS

24. jan - 01. apr 2015
TRINE FOLMOE - MY PAINTED DAYS

Trine Folmoe (b. 1964) works in a Romantic figurative style, typically with an imagery that is steeped in pathos. Her depiction of the human form is a timeless expression, but … Continue reading

GRETE LIS BIBALO

Grete Lis Bibalo, one of the region’s most distinguished video artists, is originally from Denmark. She moved to Gon at Larvik in 1963 together with the Italian composer Antonio Bibalo. … Continue reading

HANNE TYRMI – THE LOST THING

Hanne Tyrmi (b. 1954) has been a professional artist for more than 30 years, and exhibited at prestigious galleries such as Henie-Onstad Art Centre and Museu de Arte Moderna in … Continue reading

ULF NILSEN – OPUS INCERTUM

Ulf Nilsen (b. 1950) has cultivated a poetic style characterised by enigmatic landscapes that are permeated with references to cultural history. Although he was attracted to mythological themes in the … Continue reading

NORWEGIAN ROYAL PORTRAITS 1814-2014

NORWEGIAN ROYAL PORTRAITS 1814-2014

  The second exhibition marking the anniversary of the Constitution is dedicated to royal portraiture in Norway in the last 200 years. The genre has played an important role in … Continue reading

THE COLLECTION

THE COLLECTION

    THE COLLECTION 25 January – 11 May Haugar’s art collection has expanded significantly in recent years. In 2012 the museum expanded its space with four new galleries, in … Continue reading