Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Observingarts: Hennie Onstad Museum: Looting of cultural heritage and artworks, new exhibition opening 10th of September 2015

Henri Matisse, Philodendron noir et citrons (Black Philodendron and Lemons), 1943
Øystein Thorvaldsen/HOK © Succession H. Matisse  
BONO, Oslo 2015 © All rights reserved

Famous artworks by Pablo Picasso, Pierre Bonnard, and Henri Matisse are juxtaposed with new work from such contemporary artists as Michael Rakowitz, Céline Condorelli, Dag Erik Elgin, Marianne Heier, and Matts Leiderstam when Henie Onstad Kunstsenter (HOK) launches its fall exhibition season with In Search of Matisse on September 10th.
– “The subject of this exhibition is how cultural objects change hands, circulation and movement in time and space, and it brings together entirely new works and works from the art center’s abundant permanent collection,” says director Tone Hansen. Full story at

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