MI DALÍ

  Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen Salvador Dalí’s famous picture “The Persistence of Memory” is a favorite of mine. It has many interpretations, but for me it simply says something about the small importance of time and age. And of course I love the great colors. The Spanish surrealist Dalí was once asked if Albert Einstein’s theory of special […]

THE PAINTER’S WAY

  Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen The Norwegian painter Hanne Christensen is a favorite of mine and I have these two oil paintings in my living-room. She is a former pupil of the well-known painter of classical art Odd Nerdrum. However her art has grown into a more colorful palette. I find her way of capturing the […]

BOOKS FOR INSPIRATION

Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen I love reading because good books tend to give me inspiration, a change of direction, new opinions and more creativity. The painter Randi Kvilaas made this beautiful picture of a moonshell after reading the book above “Gift from the sea” by Anne Morrow Lindbergh. And the best part is, she gave it to me.

GUERNICA AND PICASSO

Guernica is a city situated in northern Spain. The painting Guernica was created by Pablo Picasso in response to German and Italian bombing of the city in 1937 during the Spanish Civil War. The picture measures almost 8 x 4 meters and although I have seen it before, standing here in Madrid with my students […]

A NEW DAY

  Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen Watching how these people are waking up with the sun in the picture “A new day”, reminds me of being more present in my own day. The picture is made by the Norwegian painter Else Hagen and is hanging in my livingroom. More about her in an article I have […]

FOUR SEASONS ON A RAINY DAY

  I love to live in Scandinavia where we have the variation of seasons. However this winter we have had mainly rain, so the other day I was comforting myself by making this collage that I named “Four seasons”. These pictures are made by the Norwegian painter Edvard Munch and they are all hanging in […]

MY NEW IPHONE COVER

  Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen I am quite happy to have purchased this colorful iPhone cover with “High Summer II” painting by Edvard Munch. More exciting Munch covers can be ordered from here. Posters from this site. For Edvard Munch’s 150 years jubilee exhibition in 2013, a jubilee book was released that offers a fully illustrated catalogue of […]