Painting Norway: Nikolai Astrup 1880-
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- An elegant catalog showcasing the illustrations and prints of Nikolai Astrup- Astrup is a well-loved Norwegian painter, uniquely able to capture the spirit of his home- Published to accompany an exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London from February to May 2016 A pioneering painter and print-maker, Nikolai Astrup (1880-1928) spent his life capturing the landscapes of his home in Western Norway, imbuing his work with mysticism and an enigmatic symbolic content. The first UK exhibition of his work will run at the Dulwich Picture Gallery from February to May 2016. Over 90 oil paintings and prints will explore the breadth and depth of Astrup's unique artistic practice, shining a spotlight on of one of Norway's most renowned artists of the twentieth century. Frances Carey is an independent curator and consultant who was formerly Deputy Keeper of Prints and Drawings and Head of National Programmes at the British Museum. She has published on the history of art and culture from the eighteenth century to the present day. Ian A.C. Dejardin is the Sackler Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery, London. He graduated with a Master (Hons) in History of Art from Edinburgh University; appointed Curator at Dulwich in 1997, he became the gallery's Director in 2005 and since then has presided over a varied and international exhibition program. MaryAnne Stevens is an independent art historian and curator who has previously worked at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, as Director of Academic Affairs, before serving as Acting Secretary for three years. She has been published extensively, and curated or co-curated many major international exhibitions, including Manet: Portraying Life and Jean-Etienne Liotard.
Book details and technical specifications
Published: May 2016
Number of pages: 224
Width: 9.52 mm
Height: .64 mm
Depth: 11.27 mm
Publisher: not specified
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