Odd Nerdrum paintings - Dawn
Odd Nerdrum (b. 1944), "Dawn," 1990, oil on canvas, 80 x 113 1/4 in.

During Realism Live, artists and enthusiasts have a rare chance to see Odd Nerdrum, the artist some call “the Rembrandt of our times.” Realism Live is the world’s first Online Realism Art Conference.

“Rarely are the ethereal pictures by Odd Nerdrum easy to look at, yet they always draw us in, forcing us to marvel at the artist’s deft draftsmanship and lush brushwork, even as we try to work out exactly what’s happening here,” said Peter Trippi, Editor-in-Chief of Fine Art Connoisseur magazine. “After he was expelled from Oslo’s National Academy of Art, his skillful drawings elicited an invitation from the Düsseldorf-based conceptualist Joseph Beuys to work in his studio, but that experience also ended with expulsion. Nerdrum has since made his own way, so successfully that his works can now be found in museums and major private collections worldwide.”

Nerdrum has titled his upcoming Realism Live talk “The Man Who Changed Our Heads.”

Odd Nerdrum paintings - Dustlickers
Odd Nerdrum, “Dustlickers,” 2000, oil on canvas, 80 x 106 in.
Odd Nerdrum teaching in his studio
Odd Nerdrum teaching in his studio
Odd Nerdrum - MEAM jury 2015
The jury of MEAM’s 2015 Figurativas Painting and Sculpture Competition included (left to right) Daniel Graves, Leandro Navarro, Lita Cabellut, Odd Nerdrum, José Manuel Infiesta, Antonio López García, Santiago Sánchez Echeberría, Tomás Paredes, and Richard Estes.
Odd Nerdrum - RealismLive.com
At Realism Live, save years of struggle and frustration by discovering techniques revealed by some of the worlds top artists, including Odd Nerdrum, in just four days in the world’s largest online art training event October 21-24, 2020 with a beginner’s day on October 20.

Register for Realism Live here > realismlive.com

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