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Uaktuelt i Drammen

Mønstringen av den eldre Thorvald Erichsen gjør for lite for å gi maleren et nytt publikum skriver Kåre Bulie i sin anmeldelse.

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Vårens høydepunkter: Disse utstillingene bør du se

«Thorvald Erichsen: Levende landskap». Drammen Museum løfter nå frem landskapsmaleriene og viser 33 verker. […] Kunstneren var stadig på reise i Europa. Han ble inspirert av franske impresjonister, særlig Pierre Bonnard. Det kan sees både på fargebruk, lysbrytninger og penselføring. Han henter primært motiver fra Kjelsøya utenfor Kragerø og fra Holmsbu.


The greatest painter of his generation?

Fifty years ago, Thorvald Erichsen was undoubtedly one of the most celebrated Norwegian painters in the generation after Munch. For many, he is today an almost unknown name. What actually happened?

Øivind Storm Bjerke

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Forgotten by the National Museum, celebrated in Drammen

Drammen's museum takes responsibility with its thorough and fine exhibition of Thorvald Erichsen's paintings. It comes in the wake of criticism of the priorities in the National Museum's collection presentation.

Lars Elton, Art critic


Sensitivity and protest at the Annual Exhibition

The harsh realities of life play quietly in the background when the artisans are back in Eastern Norway with their Annual Exhibition.


A painter in the web

Lonely heart shows tapestries and paintings by Birgit Hagen (1912-2002). The title provides an introduction to the exhibition, which suggests a psychological content in the works, characterized by loneliness, vulnerability and strong emotions.

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Who is Holmsbu-Kristus?

Åsmund Thorkildsen has discovered that the god Balder is hiding in the folds of the mantle of Holmsbu Christ.

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Disappointingly little current

The November exhibition is one of the few cultural offerings that is open now. Drammens Tidende's reviewer believes it lacks community involvement.

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The November exhibition - more important than ever: - Art can give hope

- It has been a challenge to work with the opening of this year's exhibition. We have probably planned the opening five times, I think, says Yola Maria Tsolis, who is the leader of the jury in the second year.

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New perspectives on folk art

A series of writings from Drammens Museum shows that folk art contains a large world.