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Modernism and country, hand in hand

About how rural art provided inspiration and identity to Norwegian modernist painting

A wonderful chaotic range

The interest in folk art has seen better days. Can Drammens Museum help reverse the trend? asks Lars Elton.


Treasure hunt on an old coffin

Rose-painted coffins and decorated beer bowls mixed with fertility symbolism and hints of incest. About the exhibition Norwegian modernism and the village's decorative painting. 


The modernists who wanted to return to the village

Radical, Norwegian painters cultivated rural art and surrounded themselves with rose-painted beer bowls. A new exhibition will show that modernism also meant opposition to the modern.

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Paint in rural harmony

Review of the exhibition Norwegian modernism and the village's decorative painting in Hallingdølen


Brought out the good Christmas mood

Good atmosphere at this year's Christmas market at the museum

Name in the news - Terje Tvedt

Cultural evening at the museum with a lecture by Terje Tvedt

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Art Straight West is underway

700 people at the exhibition opening

Time to harvest art

Art Straight West at Drammens Museum

This year's largest exhibition underway

A total of 121 artists from the Western Region are represented in the exhibition Art Right West 2018.

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