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Ljøgodt, Knut

Knut Ljøgodt, director of the Nordic Institute of Art, studied Art History at the University of Oslo, the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, and L’Istituto di Norvegia in Rome, and received his doctorate in Art History from the University of Tromsø. He has been curator in the National Gallery of Norway, Oslo, director of Northern Norway Art Museum, Tromsø, and the founding director of Kunsthall  Svalbard, Spitzbergen. As a scholar on Nordic and European 19th- and 20th-century art he has authored several publications, including Peder Balke: Sublime North (2020). He has also curated and co-curated a series of exhibitions, such as Peder Balke (National Gallery, London, 2014–15), Historier: tre generasjoner samiske kunstnere (Royal Palace, Oslo, 2019), and Edward Burne-Jones: The Pre-Raphaelites and the North (Prince Eugen’s Waldemarsudde, Stockholm, 2019 and KODE, Bergen, 2020).

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