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.
These days there are intense work in the museum building next to the Oslo fjord – demolition, carrying, building, drawing and painting – all to create exhibition space for Astrup Fearnley Museet’s summer exhibition with the artist Alex Israel!
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!