There are many historical links between abstract art and spirituality, examples being the works of Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian and Hilma af Klint. An interest in this artistic current forms an important part of Marte Johnslien’s artistic practice and her research on the relation between abstract art, spirituality, politics and social action.
“JANUS HØM” is a documentary video about the artist Janus Høm, one of the members of TOVES, who is producing a solo show at 1857 concurrently with the exhibition Europe, Europe at Astrup Fearnley Museet.
Wednesday September 17th opened our major exhibition of young European contemporary art, 'Europe, Europe'. The exhibition was officially opened by the director of Fritt Ord Foundation, Knut Olav Åmås. Read his opening speech.