Norwegian Icons: Important Norwegian Design – New York Exhibition — New York, USA — 23 MAY - 01 JUN, 2014
Openhouse Gallery, 201 Mulberry Street, New York
Norwegian Icons: Important Norwegian Design is an exhibition series focused on mid-century Norwegian design (1940 – 1975). After successful exhibitions in Oslo and Tokyo, the inaugural New York exhibition will be on view May 23 – June 1 at Openhouse Gallery in Soho. The selling exhibition will feature over 500 Norwegian design objects by 45 designers. It will be paired with art, including more than 5 works by world-famous artist Edvard Munch. The intention behind Norwegian Icons: Important Norwegian Design is to raise international awareness of Norway’s significant contribution to Scandinavian mid-century modern design, alongside those of Denmark, Sweden, and Finland. Norwegian Icons tells the story of Norway’s design history through a series of exhibitions and catalogues.