A Scandinavian in Paris: A Look at a Foreign Artist Community

I became inspired to write this post after purchasing a book entitled, Foreign Artists and Communities in Modern Paris, 1870-1914: Strangers in Paradise. Although brief mention is made of the Scandinavian artistic contingency which settled in the Paris region of Montparnasse, the focus relies very much on the groups of artists originating from Poland, the … Continue reading A Scandinavian in Paris: A Look at a Foreign Artist Community

Review: Russia and the Arts – The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovksy

Although the National Portrait Gallery's exhibition, Russia and the Arts, is nearing its end, I thought I would just say a few words. Being a student of Scandinavian art, it is only natural that my research interests extend to the same period in Russian art. A few years ago, the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm staged an … Continue reading Review: Russia and the Arts – The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovksy

Stockholm – Where the Artist Made His Home (Part 2)

I've been doing a lot of the above┬árecently...my excuse for this post being slightly delayed! Thinking and now, writing, about other aspects of Scandinavian art has become a nice breather from my dissertation. It's become a reward for making progress. The second, and final, part of this mini-guide to/study of the studios and homes of … Continue reading Stockholm – Where the Artist Made His Home (Part 2)