• Short Summary

    NORWAY'S ROYAL FAMILY YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) ATTENDED THE OPENING OF A NEW ART FOUNDATION NEAR OSLO FINANCED AND EQUIPPED BY FORMER FIGURE SKATING CHAMPION, SONIA HENIE, AND HER HUSBAND NEIL OUSTAD.

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    NORWAY'S ROYAL FAMILY YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) ATTENDED THE OPENING OF A NEW ART FOUNDATION NEAR OSLO FINANCED AND EQUIPPED BY FORMER FIGURE SKATING CHAMPION, SONIA HENIE, AND HER HUSBAND NEIL OUSTAD. THE COUPLE LAUNCHED THE ART CENTRE WITH SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS - THE LARGEST PRIVATE DONATION TOWARDS ART IN NORWAY. THIS COMPRISED 100 WORKS FROM THEIR CONTEMPORARY ART COLLECTION.

    DESIGNED BY TWO NORWEGIAN ARCHITECTS, THE CENTRE WILL SEEK TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN ART AND THE MODERN PUBLIC.

    BESIDES PAINTINGS, THE CENTRE WILL FEATURE A GIANT EXHIBITION ROOM WITH SPACE FOR CONCERTS, THEATRICAL PRESENTATIONS, AND FILM PROJECTS.

    OTHER ACTIVITIES CATERED FOR INCLUDE MUSIC, LITERATURE, ARTS AND CRAFTS AND ARCHITECTURE. SOME 'POP' ART WILL BE EXHIBITED.

    AT THE OFFICIAL OPENING, KING OLAV, PRINCE HARALD AND PRINCESS ASTRID WERE WELCOMED BY MISS HENIE AND MR. OUSTAD.

    AN ADDRESS BY KING OLAV PRECEDED A ROYAL INSPECTION OF THE EXHIBITION WHICH FEATURED WORKS BY PICASSO, FRENCHMEN BONNARD, LEGER AND BAZZAINE, SWEDEN'S MUNCH AND MIRO OF SPAIN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA3HN2FT6RD9O8VFW8DFAF01KJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAA3HN2FT6RD9O8VFW8DFAF01KJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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