Kode Museums, Bergen

Kode Museums, Bergen (must see)

Alongside of Lille Lungegardsvannet or smalungeren or "Small Lung", the smaller pond of Byparken, is the Bergen Art Museum. The museum comes in a package of four, together referred to as Bergen Art Museum KODE. The art collection is divided by genre among four buildings, KODE 1-4. Let's go!

Start with KODE 4. This is the lion's share of the modern art collection. There is art from Diego Rivera, Joan Miro, and Pablo Picasso. Avant Garde works sit with paintings from the 14th century.

There is a children's area on the ground floor. It has a laboratory where children may experiment with art materials.

KODE 3, starring Rasmus Meyer. Meyer was an avid fan of Edvard Munch. Echoes of Munch's "Scream" can be detected in Meyer's works. "Jealousy", "Melancholy", "The Woman in Three Stages", and other paintings resonate with Munch's helpless fury. Also in KODE 3 are the works of J.C. Dahl, Harriet Backer, Erik Werenskiold, and Gerhard Munthe.

KODE 2 Houses Temporary Expositions. Once a year there will be something different inside KODE 2. Hungry? Try Smarkverket for a light linch, also inside KODE 2.

KODE 1, home of Precious Metals and International Antiques, is dedicated to craftsmanship and design. Currently the museum is the permanent home to a large gold and silver collection and the Singer collection of antiques. Lately 4,000 items and 780 Chinese works of art and handicrafts are on display.

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Kode Museums on Map

Sight Name: Kode Museums
Sight Location: Bergen, Norway (See walking tours in Bergen)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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