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Hannah Ryggen. Weaving the world


A very important exhibition is taking place from 12 June to 4 October 2015 at The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, P.O. Box 7014 St. Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo, Norway Hannah Ryggen (1894–1970) is one of the most significant Scandinavian artists of the twentieth century. Her tapestries are visual responses to major and minor events, conflicts and processes. She captured the world in her weaving. In the early 1930s, she addressed fascism and the destructive consequences of Nazi power. Violence and abuse are visualised in an idiom […]