Andreas Breivik: How to write about art?

Online lecture
19.05.20 – 16.06.20

In this lecture, writer and art critic Andreas Breivik shares his valuable experiences and knowledge when it comes to writing about art. The lecture series is for everyone who seeks to immerse themselves in art and express themselves through text.

"How to write about art?" is a free, digital offering where four experienced art writers share their knowledge and experiences. Lectures are published every Tuesday at 16:00 and are open and accessible to everyone. No registration. Free entrance.

About the speaker

Andreas Breivik (b. 1989) studied literature and aesthetics at the University of Oslo and the University of California in San Diego. Together with visual artist Victoria Duffee he has been running the magazine "We look at art" since 2016. Together they have published two publications, created talk shows and practised art criticism in the form of online conversations. In addition, Breivik writes for and is elected representative of the Norwegian Critics' Association. He was also the founder of "It is better", a queer reading group for young people at Deichman library in 2016, the same year he was an editor at Litteratur på Blå. Breivik is currently studying to attain the master's degree in art history at the University of Oslo.

About the lecture series

The lecture series "How to write about art?" is published every Tuesday at 4 pm as a standalone offering and in parallel with the fully booked writing course "How to write about art?".

The lectures are available on our website until 16th June.

Tuesday, May 12: Tommy Olsson
Artist, writer, curator and art critic who writes regularly for Klassekampen.

Tuesday, May 19: Andreas Breivik
Writer and critic for, runs the magazine We Look at Art.

Tuesday, May 26: Johanne Nordby Wernø
Writer, critic and curator, as well as former head of UKS.

Tuesday, June 2: Inger Wold Lund
Artist, writer and critic for, among others, Her last book Erotika was published at Cappelen Damm.