The Wize Fool Podcast

We discuss politics of the arts, grants, Fresco, parenthood, the difficulties of being a full time artist, commissions, portrait painting, and presentation.

From the press

From the award winning channel on art and the art industry: Article in the June 2020 issue from KUNST:

En malende dramatiker

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 …

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Game of Thrones actor, Kristofer Hivju, in Knoop’s studio

The actor, Kristofer Hivju, known from Game of Thrones and Beck, together with the Swedish lifestyle magazine Cafè, made a photoshoot in Helene Knoop’s studio. The surroundings were a perfect fit for Hivjus personality and reflected his past. Knoop and Hivju used to hang out in the same milieu around Nerdrum in their 20´ies.