Tagged With "Edvard Grieg"
Ten Top Art Shows for 2015
If you're one of those people (I am) who sometimes picks a travel destination because of a spate of good exhibits, here's some help or temptation from The Guardian (UK). They've published a list of ten good ones for 2015, scattered across Europe,...
Van Gogh Museum takes a new look at Vincent
Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum is marking the 125th anniversary of his death by refocusing the display of its collection to change the focus of how we look at the artist; in their words "to discover the ideas and ambitions behind his art" and present "a...
Bergen: Norway's Not-So-Second City
Approaching Bergen by Air Bergen is a city of paradoxes. It's Norway's second-largest city, but it feels in many ways like a small town. It's the second-oldest city, but only in a few places does it seem older than 150 years or so. It's...
Re: Van Gogh Museum takes a new look at Vincent
The Van Gogh Museum is one of the most interesting art museums I've ever visited. Basically it's the collection of Vincent's brother, Theo, an art dealer who saw his brother's potential and who helped support him by purchasing his paintings. Around half of the art Van Gogh created is in this museum and with this fresh look, it's definitely a "Must See" for folks coming to Amsterdam.
Bergen: A Smorgasbord of Sights
Barry Barford braves inclement weather to search out the delights of Norway's second-largest city.
Marilyn visits historic Bergen, the last port on her cruise of Viking homelands