Edvard Munch

As Emerging Art Galleries Struggle, This Sotheby’s Vet Thinks He’s Found the Key to Success

Charles Moffett in his gallery, 2018. Courtesy of Charles Moffett, New York.When former Sotheby’s specialist Charles Moffett was getting ready to …

Art

Science and Philosophy Offer More for Grief than Religion

In a recent New York Times column, Stephen T. Asma claims that religion can help people to deal with grief much better than science can. His case for …

Artists

Exploring the Akerselva River in Oslo

Nearly <b>50 bridges</b> span the Akerselva, and there are some <b>20 waterfalls</b> along the way. Which one of these is the most spectacular is debatable, but the …

Norway

Letters To The Editor: Train Blame

​The following letter to the editor was submitted by Foxborough residents Donald DiMauro and Todd Hassett.<p><i>The following letter to the editor was</i> …

Edvard Munch

Exhibition celebrating history of humor in prints and drawings opens at National Gallery of Art

<b>WASHINGTON, DC</b><b>.-</b> Prints and drawings have consistently served as popular media for humor in art. Prints, which can be widely replicated and …

Art

The Eugene and Margaret McDermott Collection of Impressionist and Modern Art"

"An Enduring Legacy: The Eugene and Margaret McDermott Collection of Impressionist and Modern Art" is dedicated to the single largest benefactors in …

Art

The master and slave moralities: what Nietzsche really meant

Nietzsche had some harsh things to say about the worldview of the masses, but what did he really think?<br>Read More

Philosophy

David Wojnarowicz’s Whitney Retrospective Is Overdue, But Couldn’t Be Timelier

On July 13, the Whitney Museum will unveil “David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night.” It is an astonishingly relevant, urgently important …

Fundraising

Winnie-the-Pooh original map illustration sells for record $570,000

<b>(CNN) —</b> The original drawing of the map that appears inside the cover of A.A. Milne's beloved book "Winnie-the-Pooh" sold at a Sotheby's auction for nearly $600,000 -- a record for any book illustration.<p>The Hundred Acre Wood map is the work of E.H. Shepard, who was asked to illustrate the book in …

Fine Art

Place 21 of 52: Keep Oslo Weird

<i>Our columnist, Jada Yuan, is visiting each destination on our</i> <i>52 Places to Go in 2018 list</i><i>. This dispatch brings her to Oslo, Norway</i>; it took the <i>No. 26 spot</i> <i>on the list and is the 21st stop on Jada’s itinerary.</i><p>Against the bright sky of an Oslo summer evening, three bodies twirled and popped in unison …

Travel

Poetry Daily Prose Feature - Magdalena Kay: Through to Delight

Through to Delight<p><i>Rising Late</i>, Derek Mahon <i><br>Olympia and the Internet</i>, Derek Mahon<p>from <i>Dublin Review of Books,</i> June 2018<p>In <i>Rising Late</i>, Derek Mahon’s …

Literature

What’s the Motive Behind Most Art Thefts? These Mafia Heists Provide Clues.

Caravaggio’s <i>Nativity,</i> stolen from the church of San Lorenzo in Palermo in 1969 and still missing, may be one step closer to recovery. Taken by …

The Arts

10 things to do in Bergen

Despite housing just 280,000 or so inhabitants, Bergen is officially Norway’s second city – but instead of a bustling metropolis, visitors can expect …

European Travel

10 of the Most Famous Pieces of Art Ever Stolen

7. The Concert<p><b>Artist:</b> Johannes Vermeer<p><b>Stolen:</b> 1990<p>The painting shows a man and two women performing music. It was stolen from the Isabella Stewart …

Leonardo Da Vinci

What is Love? Kunsthalle Bremen presents 40 works from various eras from its collection

Love is a topic that concerns everyone. The critical role that love plays in our lives is also reflected in art. The exhibition “What is Love? From …

Online Dating

10 fascinating things to see in Potsdam

While Potsdam enjoys a slower pace of life than neighbouring Berlin, it is a capital in its own right; it is, after all, Brandenburg's capital and …

Germany

48 Hours In: Bergen

<b>Travel essentials</b><p><b>Why go now?</b><p>Norway's second and most scenic city shines in summer with long and sun-filled days. August is when Bergen is at its most …

European Travel

‘To the Night’ Review: Caleb Landry Jones Flirts with Self-Parody in This Noxious Portrait of a Tortured Artist — KVIFF 2018

Peter Brunner's torturous portrait of a tortured artist is so wild and messed up that it could only star Caleb Landry Jones.<p>A noxious — if somewhat …

Film Festivals

The Expert Way to Manage Anxiety

Before Lydia-the-wonderful-therapist retires, she suggests that I see someone who specializes in mindfulness and beef up my skills on managing …

Edvard Munch

TYPE Home

When you think of Bauhaus type you might think of Futura and its designer, Paul Renner, who was never at the school. But now, thanks to Adobe, the …

Typography

From Dude Chilling to Shitterton, all signs point to theft

The exact status of the Dude Chilling Park sign is either the very definition of meta, or the type of mind-bender people who hang out in the park can …

British Columbia

Norway

Viking Museum Norway: Introduction At over 1000 years old, the Viking Ship Museum, Oslo houses Viking boats and artifacts from the peak of Viking …

European Travel

Italian police nab ancient artifact trafficking gang

Police say many stolen artifacts were sent to Germany where they were given fake certificates of origin and sold at auction houses. Some 25,000 …

Fine Art

Cruising Europe 2019: New Ports in Sweden Offer Something for Everyone in the Family

If you’ve been following along with my latest series, then you know that Disney Cruise Line has big plans to enhance our amazing European cruise …

European Travel

Anish Kapoor // June 30–October 14, 2018

<b>Anish Kapoor</b><br>June 30–October 14, 2018<p><b>MOMENTUM</b><br>Galleri F 15<br>Biørn Biørnstads vei<br>1519 Moss<br>Norway <b><br>Hours:</b> Tuesday–Sunday 11am–5pm<p>T +47 69 27 10 33 …

Art

An Editorial Exchange

<i>Donald Hall served as</i> The Paris Review<i>’s first poetry editor from 1953 to 1961. His vast knowledge of contemporary poetry</i> <i>and demand for excellence helped set the</i> Review<i>’s poetry standards high from the beginning</i><i>. In this undated letter, which is an ars poetica of sorts, he argues with our founding</i> …

Literature

Michael Jackson: On the Wall exhibition explores images of the star

<b>It's nine years since Michael Jackson died in Los Angeles yet his fame remains undiminished and his records still sell in huge numbers.</b><p>The singer would have turned 60 this August - and to mark the milestone a slew of new books and re-releases are being published.<p>But the National Portrait Gallery in …

Art

nine of the best horror movies of the past decade, according to reddit

In case 'Hereditary' wasn't enough.<p><i>reddit</i> is a reservoir of fascinating content. Linger on the surface and you’ll find breaking news peppered with memes that perfectly describe the feeling when someone asks you to smile. Dive deeper and you’ll be debating whether you’d take a job as a cemetery …

Horror

At the crossroads: on mob violence

This is about footage and photographs of two events, like two strips of memory; cuttings from everydayness. One of them, from Hapur in Uttar Pradesh …

New Testament

The Art of Edvard Munch: Creativity and Madness

Edvard Munch, Norway's most famous painter, particularly for the iconic work "The Scream", reportedly struggled with depression and anxiety, and …

Artists