Helene Knoop’s Blog

Open studio-October 17-18th

  • October 7, 2020

Kunst rett vest and open studio «Kunst rett vest» is an annual art tour where juried artist and artisan from the Westregion in Norway invite public to their studios and workshops. Simultaneous there is a joint exhbition. I will open the door to my studio 17 and 18th of October at 12 am-5 pm and you are welcome to come by and see my work both in process and finished paintings. I have a large amount of smaller artworks for sale; sketches I´ve done from my travels and lithography. https://www.kunstrettvest.no/alle-2020/apent-17-18-oktober/54-helene-knoop/    

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Portrait commission of Maria Montessori

  • October 7, 2020

My commission work of Maria Montessori is now finishes and is hanging at Vollen Montessori School, Norway. Montessori was a pioneering scientist and educator, who has inspired people globally with her genuinely universal approach to the development of the child. Today, Montessori education is applied across all ages, from birth to eighteen and through to adulthood, in more than 140 countries across the world. Portrettoppraget av Maria Montessori er nå ferdig og henger på Vollen Montessori skole. I år er det 150-års jubileum for hennes fødselsdag. Hun var en kvinnelig pioner i sin tid og dannet...

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Grand Opening – Helene Knoop – Grand Hotel Oslo- October 8th 2020, at 5pm

  • October 2, 2020

The exhibition at Grand Hotel is devoted to the theme «Men» and a comprehensive portrait of Magnus Carlsen, the master in chess, will be shown for the first time. The Hotel owner, Christian Ringnes will open the exhibition. Wine and sparkling wine will be served. Welcome! Opening hours (with reservation): 9,10,11,14,16,17,18,24,25,30 and 31 October. 11 am-7 pm If you want to join the opening, please contact: pr@grand.no https://www.grand.no/utstilling-helene-knoop-menn-,news_viewItem_281-en.html

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  • July 15, 2020

From the press

  • June 18, 2020

From the award winning channel on art and the art industry: https://www.kunzt.no/post/helene-knoop-er-en-av-norges-fremste-portrettmalere Article in the June 2020 issue from KUNST:

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Exhibition at Krapperup Konsthall, Sweden, Juli 18th- August 30th 2020

  • June 18, 2020

Not only sad things has happened under the Corona crisis. In my lock down I had the time to finish works for the show «Women create Men «. This is the last and largest exhibition where the theme are men. It´s a joint exhibition with 13 of my new paintings, and since there is difficult to travel to Sweden right now I will make a virtual exhibition here. The paintings will, physically, be hanging from Juli 18th until August 30th.  

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Upcoming exhibition

  • December 12, 2019

Women painting Men I continue to paint men and feel that I have studied their psyche and qualities in the deep layers. The result you see at the next exhibition; Krapperup Art Center. Opening reception June 27 at 1 pm. https://www.krapperupskonsthall.se/

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Videos on Helene Knoop

  • December 10, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Jl1f0FE9ps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Me8udOBSgMo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgmhdJDhVa8

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Commission

  • March 26, 2017

Commission for Sne Real Estate. 2016. Tromsø, Norway

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En malende dramatiker

  • March 26, 2017

Fra magasinet KUNST nov/des 2016. En malende dramatiker Av Therese Sjøvoll / Foto Camilla Jensen . - Jeg er opptatt av mennesket. Det handler om det narrative. Om menneskets drama. Det figurative er bare en form. Det er det jeg kan. Helene Knoops atelier i den gamle sementfabrikken i Slemmestad utenfor Oslo er luftig. Lyset strømmer inn gjennom kjøreporten som utgjør nordveggen, og takhøyden er stor. Lukten av linolje og terpentin pirker deg i nesen mens du beveger deg mellom staffelier og de ulike trepodiene for modellene. Rundt om henger tekstiler, og på veggene er det oljeskisser,...

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