The iconic Astrup Fearnley Museum Oslo
Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo –
This spectacular wooden structure, designed by the world-known Italian architect Renzo Piano, has become a new landmark at the waterfront of Oslo, Norway, beautifully located by the Oslo fjord at the end of the Aker Brygge – Tjuvholmen pedestrian area. This privately owned museum of contemporary art opened in 2012, and became soon one of the most visited buildings in Oslo.
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The museum consists of two separate buildings, linked together with bridges connecting the roofs, with a beautiful canal in between. There is a tiny beach as well, and a tiny sculpture park. The larger building hosts the permanent exhibition, while the smaller hosts the temporary exhibitions. The museum gives 6-7 temporary exhibitions each year, producing exhibitions that travel worldwide.