#Norway

Symbolism

The Amazing Midnight Sun in Paintings: Edvard Munch’s Summer Nights

Edvard Munch was fascinated by the Norwegian summer light which evokes both tranquillity and anxiety, two feelings that Munch tried to capture in his...

Magda Michalska 21 June 2021

Medieval Art

Ancient Treasures from the North: Viking Art

Vikings and their culture have interested us since their days of domination. There are TV shows about them and sports teams named for them. Nordic...

Rachel Witte 14 May 2021

The Mysterious Road From Edvard Munch’s The Scream

The Scream by Edvard Munch is one of the most famous paintings in the world. It’s pretty obvious why – its expression and the way the pain...

Zuzanna Stańska 8 January 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Alf Rolfsen, The Big Station

Steam, breath and sweat combine into a pulsating cloud filling the railway station with energy and anticipation. Everyone is in motion either towards...

James W Singer 6 December 2020

Museum Stories

Around the World with the National Portrait Gallery – P.2 Europe

The National Portrait Gallery in London is due to close its doors temporarily as of June 29th, 2020. The Inspiring People gallery redevelopment will...

Joanna Kaszubowska 18 January 2020

Museum Stories

Painting Norway – Harald Sohlberg at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Meet Harald Sohlberg (1869-1935), the creator of the "National Painting of Norway". He may not be as well-known outside of Norway as Edvard Munch,...

Joanna Kaszubowska 22 March 2019