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A walk around the city of Trondheim in Norway (Part 2 of 2)

The Art Gallery at Trondheim has a large collection of Norwegian art from around 1850 up to the present. It also has an impressive collection of Danish art and a significant representation of other renowned international artists. 135 ord igjen

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A walk around the city of Trondheim in Norway (Part 1 of 2)

Just like human beings who boast of a life cycle, many of our cities also undergo cyclical changes. These gain importance over a period of time and then end up losing it at times, based on their economic and political fortunes at a given point in time. 304 ord igjen

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Norway: Where the head is held high

Here is a country where the mind is without fear

And the head is held high

Where knowledge to children and youth is virtually free… 183 ord igjen

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Revisiting the National Gallery of Norway: Humans – Part 2

Artists appear to love depicting human beings in all conditions, including in the buff. Perhaps they are in awe of the wonderful creation known as the human body. 171 ord igjen

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Revisiting the National Gallery of Norway: Humans - Part 1

We continue our exploration of the National Gallery of Norway in Oslo.

In the previous post, we looked at the manner in which different elements of Nature have got captured in some of the paintings on display. 168 ord igjen

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Revisiting the National Gallery of Norway: Nature

An opportunity arose recently for yours truly to be able to revisit the National Gallery of Norway in Oslo. Time spent in its serene ambience, soaking in the artistic brilliance in each of its works on display, was time well spent, indeed. 128 ord igjen

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A saunter down the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway (Part 3 of 3)

The creative outpourings of artists depend on several factors. One such factor is their upbringing, which shapes their value systems and their outlook towards life in general. 158 ord igjen

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