The exhibition was organized by the American-Scandinavian Foundation, New York, New York.

Inspired by Viking and tribal African cultures, as well as the contemporary punk/cafe subculture, young Norwegian artists combine ancient concepts with modern craftsmanship.

DESIGNS FOR THE BODY included selections by renowned jewelry artist Tone Vigeland and twelve Norwegian artists who have studied with her.


On View: Feb 27, 1987 - Apr 09, 1987

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