Scandinavian Art & Scandinavian Studies

So it's been a while since I last wrote anything - turns out it's actually been around seven months now. Oops! It's been a busy half-year, with more writing carried out than I thought possible, and yet still not enough. In addition to reading and collating the material required for the first chapter of my … Continue reading Scandinavian Art & Scandinavian Studies

1912: Scandinavian Art Comes to America

You don't realise how quickly time has passed by until you open your diary and January is over, and February has begun. At the beginning of last month I officially started my PhD (glutton for punishment). So I thought that part of my blog would become a way of introducing little elements of my research, … Continue reading 1912: Scandinavian Art Comes to America

Book Review: Steffen Kverneland’s Glorious Graphic Novel “Munch”

Edvard Munch's The Scream is one of the most recognised paintings in the history of art. One could argue that alongside Da Vinci's Mona Lisa, Monet's Water Lilies, and Warhol's Marilyn, it has become an iconic, and popular, painting which the general public are increasingly familiar with. With Steffen Kverneland's graphic biography, simply entitled "Munch", the … Continue reading Book Review: Steffen Kverneland’s Glorious Graphic Novel “Munch”

Norden – Nordic or Scandinavian?

Having a full-time job and being a full-time student is not an easy task, but it does mean that any free time you have becomes even more valuable; whether that be catching up with friends, or writing a blog post, which is still a breather from my dissertation. Working and studying means that the two … Continue reading Norden – Nordic or Scandinavian?