When Matthew Barney visited Oslo this February in regards of the opening of the exhibition Bildungsroman, he met with Tanja Silvestrini and Nathalie Espelund from our youth art club Plot/Oslo, for a video interview about the exhibition. We met up with the two young art enthusiasts to find out what it was like to meet the famous artist and learn a bit more about Plot/Oslo.
Each year a considerable amount of artworks from the Astrup Fearnley Collection is on loan to highlight and complete exhibitions around the world. Today around twenty artworks in the Astrup Fearnley Collection is on view in selected exhibitions and institutions spread around the globe, from Dallas, Texas to Aarhus, Denmark.
Communication of contemporary art is one of Astrup Fearnley Museet’s focus areas, we are therefore continuously working on improving our visitors experience of our exhibitions and meeting their wish to learn more about art. In collaboration with Smart iWeb we have now developed and launched our own museum app!
On 7 November, Francis Bacon: Late Paintings opens at Gagosian Gallery, Park Avenue, New York. The exhibition presents more than twenty-five paintings that Bacon made in London and Paris during the last two decades of his life, and is the first in-depth exploration of the innovations in his late work.