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AUGUSTUS JOHN (1878/1961), WELSH PAINTER – His work was compared with Gauguin and Matisse

Brilliant figure drawings and a new technique of oil sketching AUGUSTUS JOHN 1/3 – Around 1910, for a short time, he was an important exponent of post-Impressionism in the UK. To become a painter and engraver he had studied at the Liverpool Academy and at the London art school. Thanks to his fame, in 1921 he was appointed a member ...

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NORWAY, INSIDE DIARY OF ART – From Sandefjord to Balestrand, in good company

In the country of creative vastnesses Get ready for a trip to a country with immense spaces. In 2017, Norway was awarded the title of “the happiest country” in the world, based on the criteria of freedom and honesty, well-being, good health and generosity. In summer or winter (in the hotel or in the fishing lodges), there is always an ...

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VISIBLE MEMORIES – Norway

Where there is always an offer waiting for you The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works.

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NORWEGIAN SONGWRITERS – Lay It On Me, by Ina Wroldsen

One of the most famous songwriters in Europe Her style is a blend of pop and electronic music inspired by Shakira. https://twitter.com/inawroldsen She resides in London, where she writes her songs. Ina Wroldsen – born in Sandefjord in 1984 – is a well known songwriter for being the voice of “How Deep Is Your Love” worldwide success. She composed lyrics ...

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BAD INTENTIONS – Novel by Karin Fossum

Compassionate meditations on crime For a time she worked in hospitals and nursing homes, also assisting drug addicts with rehabilitation. She is the author of the Inspector Konrad Sejer series of crime novels (which have been translated many languages). The Inspector Konrad Sejer, her creationis, is not typical of Scandinavian detective figures. He is a mild-mannered widower who never loses ...

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DROPS IN THE EAST WIND – Olav Håkonson Hauge

A profound and branched life, like his fjord His first poems were published in 1946. He lived his whole life there, where he was born, working as a gardener in his own orchard. As he advised the librarian in choosing the books, as a child he cultivated his passion for reading, attending the library of the native village. Olav Håkonson ...

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CHRISTER KARLSTAD (1974), NORWEGIAN PAINTER – Intriguing interpretation of Nature and Man

When paintings show a confrontation between life and death CHRISTER KARLSTAD 1/3 – Sometimes his paintings show a confrontation between life and death. Visual figurative artist who lives and works in Drammen, graduated from Rogaland’s Norwegian School of Art, but he was born in Rælingen. The absence of architectural structures, is part of his staged mysticism, the same that contributes ...

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HANS DAHL (1849/1937), NORWEGIAN PAINTER

sun and smiling people in national costume HANS DAHL 1/3 – His talent was evident already when he was 16, but was after the military service he received artistic education. He was educated to become an official and became a lieutenant in 1871. His first performance was held in Düsseldorf in 1876. The painter, who from 1888 lived in Germany. ...

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SWEDEN DIARIES – Making road, along with four special people

Listening to music, exploring places and people In Sweden, our art route begins on a cable car and ends with a look to Sweedish cuisine. We can know better this nation through creativity of four people, who were born here, discovering places and paintings, listening to music, but also browsing a poetry book and reading a novel. The Norsjö Aerial ...

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HOLIDAY MEMORIES – Sweden

Through the eyes of four artists The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works.

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