Kitsch, More than Art

Kitsch, More than Art

Author: Odd Nedrum, Jan-Ove Tuv, Maria Kreyn, Biorn Li, Dag Solhjell, Tommy Sorbo
Publisher: Schibsted Forlag
isbn: 9788251636384
Date: 2011
Page: 375
Format: Hardcover
Language: English

Kitsch is Odd Nerdrum’s luxuriously produced apologia for the enduring relevance of the old master style. Containing writings and interviews by and with Nerdrum alongside hefty plate sections of both Nerdrum’s own paintings and those by painters he sees as exemplars of a certain kind of figurative art, it is a bold attack on the foundations of modernism. In Nerdrum’s view, what we call