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Artist Exhibition: Håkon Bleken på Britannia

Norway's foremost contemporary artist, Håkon Bleken, becomes the first to participate in the newly re-opened Britannia Hotel’s art programme. 90 of his works are exhibited over three floors, throughout the remainder of 2019.

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Britannia Hotel Director , Mikael Forselius (left), discusses one the artist's seminal works with Håkon Bleken (right). Photography courtesy of Wil Lee-Wright / Britannia Hotel

Britannia Hotel is currently hosting Håkon Bleken's exhibition, to celebrate his 90th year.

Norway's foremost contemporary artist, Håkon Bleken, is the first in Britannia Hotel's art programme; two exhibitions per year, with works displayed through the hotel. Bleken’s paintings, charcoal drawings, pastels, graphics and watercolours are exhibited over three of the hotel's floors, and all of the 90 works are for sale. 

90 year old Artist Håkon Bleken in his studio.
Håkon Bleken in his studio. Photo by Stein Slettebak Wangen.

Those who visit Britannia Hotel can also buy Stein Slettebak Wenen's book which accompanies the exhibition; "Bleken på Britannia". 

Håkon Bleken, one of Norway’s premier artists working today, is a productive 90-year-old. The artist was present at the opening to sign books and exhibition posters., which can still be purchased at reception.

Visitors are welcome to view the artworks by Håkon Bleken at Britannia, for free, during the hotel's opening hours.

Børre Johnsen, Håkon Blejen, Mikael Forselius and Stein Slettebak Wangen. Photo by Wil Lee-Wright

The sales exhibition is open every day until 31st December 2019.

Published 3rd June 2019

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