Norwegian architect and Pritzker Laureate Sverre Fehn’s original drawings for the Nordic Pavilion in Venice are to be presented alongside Ferruzzi’s monochromatic photographs of the building in an exhibition at the National Museum of Architecture in Oslo. Venice: Fehn’s Nordic Pavilion documents the incredible task undertaken by Fehn who, at the age of thirty-four, won the competition to design the pavilion and subsequently won international acclaim when the building was completed in 1962. Curated by Eva Madshus, the exhibition presents original material related to the pavilion, such as sketches, competition drafts, and preparatory drawings. The exhibited drawings and the photos by Ferruzzi have been selected from Fehn’s personal archives, which were incorporated into the National Museum’s collections in 2008. The exhibition also features publications that write about the pavilion, as well as information about the architecture competition in 1958 and the pavilion’s usage at the Venice Biennale since completion.
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