February 20, 2018 7:00 am

EINAR HAKONARSON (1945), ICELANDIC ESPRESSIONISTIC FIGURATIVE PAINTER

The crusader of the painting EINAR HAKONARSON 1/3 – He was the director of the National Art School of Iceland, and the artistic head of the Reykjavik City museum. He claims that he gets influenced by feeling for nature. In his motherland, he is a pioneer art scene and art education. Born in in Reykjavík, is one of Iceland’s best ...

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JOHANNES SVEINSSON KJARVAL (1885/1972), ICELANDIC EXPRESSIONIST PAINTER – The first professional painter that appeared in Iceland in the 19th century

The grandfather of Icelandic artistic tradition JOHANNES SVEINSSON KJARVAL 1/3 – He was adopted and worked as a fisherman, but he spent every spare time drawing and painting. This artist born in an October day, is considered one of the most important Icelandic artists. At age 27 was admitted to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, and during the ...

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TRAVEL DIARIES, VISITING THE WALES – From Cardiff to Cefnllys,

Where time seems to have stopped Every area has its peculiar characteristics. Although being a small nation, Wales has varied and highly suggestive territory with waving flags with the effigy of the dragon everywhere. Discover this destination with extraordinary castles, wonderful natural scenery and stimulating town and villages. If you want more informati, in our journey we introduce you artist ...

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JOURNEYS THROUGH IMAGES – Wales

Castles, wonderful natural scenery and stimulating town and villages 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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TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART – Bonnie Tyler

The coal miner’s daughter, who was singing with Bobby Wayne & the Dixies Situated on the sandy South West Wales coast, Swansea is a coastal city in Wales that lies within the historic county boundaries of the ancient Welsh. You can plan your trip to Swansea, https://www.visitswanseabay.com/listings/attractions/ visiting the first place in the United Kingdom to be designated “Area of ...

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WORLD WITHOUT END – Romance by Ken Follett

His novels express his political ideas KEN FOLLETT https://ken-follett.com/en/ was born in Cardiff in 1949. In 1967 he started his philosophy studies at University College London. He began writing novels as a hobby, but with the publication of “The Eye of the Needle”, a thriller set during World War II became successful in 1978. He is a great admirer of ...

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THOMAS JONES (1742/1803), WELSH PAINTER – Important testimony of the eighteenth-century artistic world

Painting, favoring the direct observation THOMAS JONES 1/3 – His autobiography is recognized as an important testimony of the eighteenth-century artistic world. He was born in Cefnllys (now Powys in Wales) in 1742, becoming famous for his landscapes in Wales and Italy. Cefnllys was a medieval town in central Wales. Close by on the hill (known as Castle Rock), http://www.ecastles.co.uk/cefnllys.html ...

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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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