Join us for Sounding out 'Peder Balke' on Saturday 28 March. Listen, observe, sketch and discuss points of interest about Balke’s walks in the 1830s across Norway’s frozen and mountainous Telemark region: http://bit.ly/1yvV4AC
Peder Balke (November 4, 1804 – February 5, 1887) was a Norwegian painter. He was known for portraying the nature of Norway in a positive manner and influenced a dramatic and romantic view of the Norwegian landscape.
See his depictions of stormy seas, towering glaciers and threatening skies, most of which have never been in the UK before, by visiting the Sunley Room from 12 November. Discover Norway's unsung forerunner of modernism and experience the drama and romance of the Far North.