The National Museum

Thorvald Hellesen. Pioneering Cubism

Thorvald Hellesen
  • Open until 21:00

104 years after Thorvald Hellesen (1888–1937) opened his first and last exhibition in Norway, the National Museum now brings to the fore his wide-ranging artistry artistic career. The Norwegian artist lived in Paris most of his adult life, and became close friends with Fernand Léger and Constantin Brâncuși, among others. Over a period of 15 years he explored several different directions in cubist art, before he in the mid 1920s left painting to focus on decoration and design commissions.

The National Museum

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Opening hours

  1. MondayClosed
  2. Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 21:00

Contact details

Brynjulf Bulls plass 3, 0250 Oslo
21 98 20 00