Oslo, Norway

Art in Norway

online course
when 28 June 2021 - 6 August 2021
language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 15 EC

The course provides a survey of Norwegian visual art from the early medieval period to contemporary art. Primary focus is on painting, but developments in sculpture, architecture, folk arts, design, installations, conceptual and performative art are also covered. Beginning with archeological findings from the Viking Age and the arts of the stave churches, the course runs more or less chronologically through the arts with regular interventions from the present.

Target group

Applicants must meet the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.

Course aim

Students taking this course will develop skills in describing, interpreting and critically reflect upon visual art and its discourse. They will learn to analyze Norwegian art as a key to understanding Norwegian culture, and to develop an understanding of the vital role that Norwegian artists have and have not played in shaping national identity.

Fee info

NOK 0: Due to the fluid situation regarding the Coronavirus, all Bachelor's courses will be offered as digital courses, at no cost (students must buy course books themselves).