Earlier exhibitions

LARS LERIN

06. May - 17. Sep 2017
LARS LERIN

The Swedish artist Lars Lerin was born in 1954 and has long been considered the leading watercolorists in the Nordic region. He is also a renowned author and has published … Continue reading

DANIEL & GEO FUCHS – REALITY CHECK

28. Jan - 17. Apr 2017
DANIEL & GEO FUCHS - REALITY CHECK

This is the first museum exhibition in Norway of works by the German artists Daniel Fuchs (b. 1966) and Geo Fuchs (b. 1969). They began working together in 1992 and … Continue reading

MORTEN VISKUM – SELF PORTRAITS

01. Oct - 30. Dec 2016
MORTEN VISKUM - SELF PORTRAITS

Morten Viskum (b. 1965) has since his debut with Rats/Olives in 1995 attracted a great deal of attention for his installations, objects and paintings. His works have often focused on … Continue reading

INGER SITTER – THE PIONEER

07. May - 11. Sep 2016
INGER SITTER - THE PIONEER

Inger Sitter (1929–2015) was one of Norway’s foremost female artists and a pioneer who pushed the boundaries of modern art in Norway. She championed abstract art in a conservative art … Continue reading

FRANS WIDERBERG – ALCHEMISTIC WATERCOLOURS

30. Jan - 11. Sep 2016
FRANS WIDERBERG - ALCHEMISTIC WATERCOLOURS

Frans Widerberg (b. 1934) is one of Norway’s most important painters and graphic artists. Following his debut in 1963, he gradually developed his own distinctive figurative style in which primary … Continue reading

WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION

30. Jan - 17. Apr 2016
WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION

This year’s presentation of the collection shows works spanning from the present day right back to Peder Balke’s view of Presterød Gård in Tønsberg from 1834–35. A new and welcome … Continue reading

SNEAKYVILLE – curated by Sverre Malling

30. Jan - 17. Apr 2016
SNEAKYVILLE - curated by Sverre Malling

Nadine Byrne (SE) Tessa Farmer (UK) Sverre Malling (NO) Jarmo Mäkilä (FI) Russell Nachman (US) Danilo Stankovic (SE)   Sverre Malling (b. 1977) has throughout his entire career focused on … Continue reading

VIKING MYTHOLOGIES II

10. Sep - 30. Dec 2015
VIKING MYTHOLOGIES II

In 2014 Haugar Art Museum organized the exhibition Viking Mythologies I, where five contemporary artists presented their critical view on how Viking motifs and Norse mythology are incorporated by popular … Continue reading

PETER ESDAILE – WINDOWS IN TIME

30. May - 16. Aug 2015
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

AKSEL WALDEMAR JOHANNESEN – PAINTER OF THE WORKING CLASS

09. May - 30. Dec 2015
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

LARS ELLING – THIS HAS HAPPENED

18. Apr - 16. Aug 2015
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. May 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

11. Oct - 30. Dec 2014

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

27. Sep - 30. Dec 2014

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

31. May - 14. Sep 2014

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

24. May - 28. Sep 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

VIKING MYTHOLOGIES

25. Jan - 04. May 2014
VIKING MYTHOLOGIES

  Dania Burger – Crispin Gurholt – Bjørn Erik Haugen – Thomas Kvam – Lars Ø. Ramberg 2014 is the 200th anniversary of the Norwegian Constitution. The event will be marked … Continue reading

THE COLLECTION

25. Jan - 11. May 2014
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

ERNST BARLACH AND KÄTE KOLLWITZ: BEYOND THE BORDERS OF EXISTENCE

05. Oct - 08. Dec 2013
ERNST BARLACH AND KÄTE KOLLWITZ:  BEYOND THE BORDERS OF EXISTENCE

Käthe Kollwitz (1867–1945) is one of the greatest female artists of the last century. Her bleak depictions of war victims and the living conditions of the poor have attained iconic … Continue reading

AMNESIA

28. Sep - 08. Dec 2013
AMNESIA

AMNESIA is the poetic, Greek word for forgetfulness and loss of memory. Amnesia is a condition suffered first and foremost by those who damage or lose their memory. The causes … Continue reading

MUNCH BY OTHERS

08. Jun - 08. Sep 2013
MUNCH BY OTHERS

Haugar is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Edvard Munch’s birth with a presentation of works by artists who have been inspired by Munch’s work during the last 30 years. His … Continue reading

DAG ALVENG: SUMMERLIGHT

23. Mar - 20. May 2013
DAG ALVENG:  SUMMERLIGHT

Dag Alveng (b. 1953) is one of Norway’s most acclaimed artists. Like several other significant photographers of his generation, he was educated at Trent Polytechnic in England. In 1977 he … Continue reading

A STITCH IN TIME

02. Feb - 12. May 2013
A STITCH IN TIME

Haugar is pleased to present four artists who have all won acclaim for the way they incorporate textiles into their work. In often monumental installations the textile medium is woven … Continue reading

ROSE WYLIE: WOFF WOFF

19. Jan - 10. Mar 2013
ROSE WYLIE:  WOFF WOFF

Rose Wylie (b. 1934) is an acclaimed painter on the English art scene. She received her international breakthrough as recently as 2010, and has exhibited in New York, Washington, Miami, … Continue reading

BENTE STOKKE: NAVIGATION

13. Oct - 30. Dec 2012
BENTE STOKKE: NAVIGATION

13TH OCTOBER – 30TH DECEMBER Bente Stokke (born 1952) lives in Berlin, where she is professor of drawing at the Kunsthochschule. She has attended the Royal College of Art in London … Continue reading

PUSHWAGNER

22. Sep - 30. Dec 2012
PUSHWAGNER

22ND SEPTEMBER – 30TH DECEMBER   Hariton Pushwagner (Terje Brofos, born 1940) is a highly respected “grand old man” of Norwegian contemporary art, and his pop art- and cartoon-inspired works … Continue reading

NEW WING FOR THE HAUGAR ART COLLECTION

16. Jun 2012 - 30. Jun 2013
NEW WING FOR THE HAUGAR ART COLLECTION

17 years after the inauguration of Haugar as an art museum it is now possible to view a permanent exhibition of some of the works that have been acquired by the … Continue reading

FRANK BRUNNER: MIRROR MATTER

02. Jun - 09. Sep 2012
FRANK BRUNNER: MIRROR MATTER

2ND JUNE – 9TH SEPTEMBER Frank Brunner (born 1971) studied art at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts, the Ilya Repin St. Petersburg State Academy, and Yale University in … Continue reading

JACK HELGESEN FAMILY COLLECTION: ARCIHTECTONS

16. May - 23. Sep 2012
JACK HELGESEN FAMILY COLLECTION: ARCIHTECTONS

16TH MAI – 23TH SEPTEMBER The theme of this exhibition has been inspired by Malevich’s architecton sculptures of the 1920s.  In an attempt to revitalize this abstract concept, works by … Continue reading

BJARNE MELGAARD – BATON SINISTER: THE VENICE INSTALLATION

30. Mar - 16. May 2012

In the few years since Bjarne Melgaard (born 1967) exhibited HALLO MAYBE at Haugar in 2005 his artistic career has flourished, not least in New York where he now lives. … Continue reading

RAGNAR ALMÉN: THE PAINTER

21. Jan - 29. Apr 2012
RAGNAR ALMÉN: THE PAINTER

21ST JANUARY – 29TH APRIL Ragnar Almén (born 1949) has long played a very significant and active role on the art scene of Vestfold. Although best known for his prints, … Continue reading