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Charlotte Wankel (1988-1969), Painting, 1925

Aquried with means from Gallery K in 1985.

Charlotte Wankel was important for the introduction of cubism in Norway, although this was not recognized until after her death. Wankel came from a wealthy family in Moss, outside Oslo. She studied painting under Harriet Backer and Henrik Sørensen in the beginning of the 20th century, and in 1910, she moved to Paris to attend Académie Matisse. She was part of several important exhibitions in Paris, alongside artists like Piet Mondrian and Pablo Picasso.

In 1927, when she finally exhibited in Norway, Norwegian art critics characterized her art as “miserable pseudo art” and claimed she was “completely devoid of talent”. After this, she withdrew from the art scene, but continued to paint throughout her life. Today we regard her works as important contributions the modern Norwegian art history.

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Tone Thiis Schjetne (1928 – 2015) Summer Wind, undatet.

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Per Kleiva Page from the Journal of Imperialism II / part of the series Three Pages from Imperialism Diary, 1971

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Mette Tronvoll (f. 1965) Minori Shirionishi, Marit Stene, Eline Mugaas From the series Age. Women 25-90

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Henrik Sørensen (1882-1963) Against War and Revolution, 1915

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Håkon Bleken The Descent, 1982.

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Johs (Johannes) Rian (1891-1981) Woman with a Cello, 1950

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Georg Jacobssen (1887-1976) Haren, (The Hare) 1922

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Edvard Munch (1863-1944), Portrait of Solicitor Ludvig Meyer, 1892.

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Jan Bruegel (1568 –1625) and Hendrick van Balen (1575–1632) The Bacchanal of the Gods

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