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27 Aug 2013

Henie Onstad Art Center

Henie Onstad Art Center (Henie Onstad Kunstsenter / HOK) at Høvikodden is a leading arena for national and international art with a changing exhibition programme and a collection consisting of more than 8,000 works.

The museum is situated on a peninsula, 15 minutes outside of the Norwegian capital, Oslo. It opened its doors for the first time in 1968 and is located on Høvikodden, surrounded by the fjord, beaches and a large sculpture park. The Henie Onstad has always supported new commissions in addition to production of catalogues and research. Visitors can experience an extensive photography programme, the avant-garde and live music-programme in addition to presentations of the collection and exhibitions with contemporary art.

As a permanent installation the work Hymn of Life by the Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama always on display in addition to the new extension Sal Merz, presenting the work of Kurt Schwitters, his contemporaries and followers.