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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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A saunter down the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway (Part 2 of 3)

(Note: The poor quality of reproduction of these paintings is surely not a reflection on the original work of the artist. These merely expose the limited photography and photo-editing skills of yours truly.) 63 ord igjen

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A saunter down the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway (Part 1 of 3)

Edvard Munch (1863-1944) is well known for many of his paintings, like The Scream, Madonna and The Sick Child.

A possibility to visit the Munch Museum in Oslo some time back gave yours truly an opportunity to look up several of his other works. 93 ord igjen

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A meeting with the Minister-Counsellor of Portugal in Switzerland

Recently, while on a trip to Switzerland, yours truly had the opportunity of calling upon Mr. José Manuel Castro Santiago, Minister – Counsellor at the Embassy of Portugal in Bern. 391 ord igjen

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