How Kitsch are you?


I am a filmmaker, composer. Son of Odd Nerdrum, the great painter. I produce the monthly talkshow The Cave of Apelles and I host the annual World Wide Kitsch painting competition.

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There are no quality standards in Art
How can I consider myself an artist if I don’t know what that is? Every time I hear this word my stomach unfailingly turns. Nobody knows what it is because
Agustina Caruso
I was in the wild for many years
I started drawing when I was a little girl. I had a lot of interest in studying faces and portraying them. Especially older people, perhaps because their faces showed that
Ruth Lønne
Art is the salvation for the talentless
I don’t call my work art. The reason is simple: all fields that the ideas of Art have touched, have crumbled to dust. From modern architecture, modern concert music, to
Öde Nerdrum
The craft is not dead!
I started studying on my own, attending workshops, and copying photographs in a painter’s studio. I knew that to progress from there I needed a mentor. That is how I
javier

Kitsch and myth are both historical attempts to live outside history.

— Thomas Elsaesser, film historian