Balalaika: Art and Music

Who Is Thorvald Hellesen? Thorvald Hellesen (25 December 1888 – 22 October 1937) was a Norwegian abstract artist, designer and painter. His art was associated with the Orphic Cubism movement. Around 1920, Hellesen…was one of few Norwegian artists to be inspired by cubism, but the painting also evinces a keen awareness of the other nascent…

A Kiss and a Concerto

I never tire of the pure joy surrounding this whole group of talented musicians. Isserlis is a masterful performer – a treat! Do you see the magnificent mural on the wall behind the orchestra?  Read more about the mural in Edvard Munch and The Suns  🙂 Gustav Klimt and ‘The Kiss’   “Truth is like…