Interview with Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth

Posted to Exhibitions, Kunstformidling with 2 images on 15.10.2016, 09:41 by Susanne Roald with

In the exhibition "Los Angeles - A Fiction" we present a subjective selection of literature written in or about Los Angeles over the last 50 years. Excerpts from these writings are organised so that they tell a story that complements the artworks. Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth is the curator behind the literary program of the exhibition. In this interview we asked him about his work with this textual selection and why these texts in particular have been selected for the exhibition.
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Los Angeles in the spotlight - interview with Director Gunnar B. Kvaran

Posted to Exhibitions with 4 images on 13.10.2016, 15:02 by Susanne Roald with

Nearly three weeks ago, the exhibition "Los Angeles – A Fiction" opened at Astrup Fearnley Museet and has received great attention from our audience. The exhibition is part of the museum’s trilogy of exhibitions representing L.A., so we asked the Museum’s Director Gunnar B. Kvaran, one of the curators of the exhibition, to talk about this interest in Los Angeles’ art community.
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Posted to Exhibitions, Kunstformidling with 2 images on 30.08.2016, 14:56 by Ida Moen with

Behind the scenes: our installation crew

Posted to Exhibitions, Kunstformidling with 16 images on 12.08.2016, 12:27 by Susanne Roald with

Soon the exhibition #AlexIsrael comes to an end, and the group exhibition Los Angeles: A Fiction will be installed. It requires a huge team effort when Astrup Fearnley Museet install new exhibitions.
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Behind the scenes: Andrew Pike

Posted to Exhibitions with 8 images on 09.08.2016, 09:27 by Astrup Fearnley Museet with

During the installation of the exhibition #AlexIsrael, Astrup Fearnley Museet had a visit from Alex Israel’s collaborating artists, Andrew Pike who works with the sceninc art department at Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles. This is the man who transformed the white walls of the museum into dreamlike images of Los Angeles with hand-painted palm trees and pastel-colored sunsets. In this interview, we talk to Andrew about his exciting job, as one of the few remaining backdrop painters in the world!
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Plot/ Interview: Alex Israel

Posted to Exhibitions with 1 images on 21.06.2016, 10:20 by Astrup Fearnley Museet with

Nathalie Maria Espelund and Tanja Anette Madeleine Silvestrini from Plot/TV met Alex Israel in his new exhibition #AlexIsrael at Astrup Fearnley Museet! Read about why sunglasses are important to the artist, and his advise to young, aspiring artist.
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