Art

Ann Naustdal - ARID LANDSCAPE II

The international tapestry contest which will run for at least three years was established by Ian Rankin and Miranda Harvey with one of its aims being to promote the art of tapestry weaving, which is a rich part of the heritage in Edinburgh and Scotland. Read more

An artist discovered by Saatchi himself, and a gallery owner famous for showcasing impressive young artists. The exhibition of Martine Poppe's new paintings at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery in London is bound to be good. Read more

"The shock of the new" - those are the words that have been used about the work of Norwegian artist Frans Widerberg. Experience his exhibition The Art of Re-Enchantment at Kings Place Gallery in London. Read more

The recently redeveloped John Jones Project Space in Finsbury Park presents an exhibition of new works by Norwegian artist Karl Ingar Røys. Røys’s latest work looks at cultural production in Yangon – Burma’s former capital - and how it has managed to co-exist with the political regime. Read more

Copeland Book Market

Following last years' success the Copeland Book Market returns to Peckham, London this weekend. You'll find two Norwegian contributions at the magnificent art book market: The Plantation Journal and MELK. Don't miss out on the opportunity to endulge in beutiful prints and art books in a multi-storey car park. Read more

It is time for London to catch a glimpse of contemporary Nordic sculptural practice! The Royal British Society of Sculptors announce that applications are now open for SKULPTUR. Read more

Inspired by a trip in an ice-cream van from England to Norway via Russia, Norwegian artist Kjetil Berge invites contributors from Noplace, an artist-led space in Oslo, along with local guests to produce events elaborating on the theme of the show, Worlds Apart - at the Five Years gallery. Read more

A film by Norwegian artist Matthias Härenstam will be screened at the Whitechapel Gallery over the summer. Härenstam is chosen as one of the participants in Whitechapel's Artists Film International programme - where his film will be showcased alongside the work of four other artists from around the world. Read more

“He likes the fiestas. He likes the music. He likes to dance.” Maureen Paley presents the second solo exhibition by Norwegian artist Gardar Eide Einarsson at the gallery in Bethnal Green. Read more

Sound poet and writer Caroline Bergvall takes you on a journey through space and time, back to where the ancient cohabits with the present. She has just finished touring the UK with her new project Drift, and the book, also called Drift, is to be launched at the Whitechapel Gallery this Thursday. Read more

Norwegian experimental artist Anja Carr explores the limits between fantasy and reality; high-gloss images meet the base and dirty physical world. Experience her work in the two-artist show “Hold On! Let Go!” with Simona Brinkmann – at The Agency Gallery from May 23rd. Read more

To mark their 25 year anniversary as an independent organisation, Film and Video Umbrella presents 25 frames in an ongoing programme of screenings and special events. Included in this programme is a screening of Norwegian artist A K Dolven’s ‘it could happen to you’. Read more

Colours are the letters in visual artist Kjell Folkvord's language. A series of his paintings, prints and colours on paper will be on show at The Other Art Fair in October. Read more

Photo: Natalie Holland.

Natalie Holland will be displaying her painting ‘Scarlet’ at Go Figurative exhibition “Brave New Realists” - running from April 3rd until May 1st. Read more

The group exhibition SUNLESS will include work by Norwegian artist Katrine Storebø - displaying at the Bermondsey Project Space 11 – 16 April. Read more

When were you last enveloped by complete darkness? The kind of utter darkness that has an almost physical feel to it: odd, uncomfortable; a sensation, almost - you start perceiving little dots of flickering light, flashes of colour and white - mirroring visual sensations, which you have experienced before. Read more

Experience the tension within the Nordic landscape from Ørnulf Opdahl’s new paintings at the University Gallery in Newcastle between 7 February and 28 March. Read more

Martine Poppe

Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery presents ARCANA, a group show bringing together the works of Gemma Nelson, Martine Poppe and Amy Stephens. Together, these three female artists mix together photography and mixed media, just as they mix together mysteries, secrets and visual stimuli. The work of Martine Poppe (Oslo) is also part of the show 'New Order: British Art today' at the Saatchi Gallery. Read more

Two new site-specific art works by Anders Sletvold Moe will be on show at Centre for Recent Drawing in January and February. The exhibition has the title Site Related and is the Oslo-based artist's first solo exhibition in London. Read more

During 2012 Norwegian artist Gro Thorsen travelled through Europe, Asia, Australia and the USA. Her journeys resulted in a series of paintings, Recent Travels, which now is on show at Jill George Gallery in London. Read more