11lw Hommage a Olle Baertling. Series 2, Kirsten Wagle/Astrid Lovaas, acrylic on canvas, 71" x 36.5" x 2.25", 2008, $6,800
5-8lw Horizontal Borders: Grey, Green, Black and Yellow, Kirsten Wagle/Astrid Lovaas, rainwear, 23.75" x 31.75" each, 2002, $5000 each
10lw Shells, Kirsten Wagle/Astrid Lovaas, linen & cotton, 4" x 14.5" x 9.75", 1986, $4,200
3lw Order, Kirsten Wagle/Astrid Lovaas, paint, wood, nylon stockings, 13.25" x 14.25"; 34cm x 36cm, 1999, $1,200
4lw Winter, Fornebu, Kirsten Wagle/Astrid Lovaas, rainware, nylon stockings, 45" x 45"; 115cm x 115cm, 1999, $5,200
Selected collections and exhibition venues:
National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway (solo exhibition; permanent collection); 4th Nordic Textile Triennial; Museum of Applied Art, Copenhagen, Denmark; Museum of Art and Industry, Bergen, Norway (The West Coast and solo exhibition); Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway; Textile Musuem, Tilburg, the Netherlands (Flexible I); Szombathely, Hungary (6th International Biennial of Miniature Textiles); Malmø, Sweden (Nordic Forms); Bergen, Norway (Kryss-Crossing Borders); Norwegian National Opera, Oslo (facade project); Tournai, Belgium (International Textile Triennial); North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks (A Scandinavian Sensibility); National Museum, Oslo, Norway (Design and Craft, 1905-2005); Museum of Decorative Arts, Trondheim, Norway; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. (Nordic Cool, Hot Women Designers). Recipient: Annual Grants, Norwegian Government – since 1997.
1lw Vegg 1, Kirsten Wagle/Astrid Lovaas, folded linen, folded woolen blankets, blockprint, 114" x 123"; 290cm x 312cm, 1993
Our work is based on total cooperation. There are many strong precedents for such artistic collaboration; the French architect Le Corbusier, for example, worked with his cousin for a period of time. He said: “Two people who understand each other can do as much as five people on their own".
Kirsten Wagle/Astrid Lovaas