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          Keiron i kunsten. Av Steinar Bjartveit. Seksten år gammel laget Michelangelo relieffet «Kentaurenes kamp». Han fikk flytte inn i palasset til Lorenzo de’ Medici, og her vokste han fram under Lorenzos rettledning og beskyttelse. Relieffet skildrer en bryllupsfest der kentaurer og mennesker kjemper sammen etter å ha fått litt for mye …

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Portrait of a World Champion

The chess grand master, Magnus Carlsen was modelling for Helene Knoop in 2019. The painting named “Remis”, is now in a private collection. “Remis” 100 x 120 cm oil on canvas.

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The painting, Three Black Graces, which I painted some years ago has now a sister motif. Original were the three graces in roman mythology the three goddesses of beauty, grace and joy, as well as personifications of the art of poetry and the visual arts. Despite the age of the history, I think the motif still is universal and timeless.

The Ludwig Knoop project

Helene Knoop is planning to make an art project and exhibition in Narva based on her family history, Ludwig Knoop, and the Kreenholm Factory. She was invited to Estonia by the organisation Norden and visited Tallinn and Narva, to leran more about the history of Narva and Kreenholm as well as get in contact with …

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