Did you love watching Meryl Streep and Robert Redford in the Academy Award winning picture ‘Out of Africa’? If you wanted more you’re in luck! A new TV adaptation is coming out so you can see more of the adventures of Danish born author Karen Blixen. It will be directed by Susanne Bier the Emmy-winning producer of The … Continue reading Karen Blixen’s ‘Out of Africa’ in New TV Series!
“Can you name a female artist who has been published in the Taschen Basic Art-series? Is your answer Frida Kahlo? You are right; she is one out of five women who have been published in the series consisting of about 100 books.” This is how Malmö Konsthall presents their new exhibition About: The Blank Pages, … Continue reading About: The Blank Pages – feminist history in the making at Malmö Konsthall
INTERVIEW. The Danish author Karen Blixen was a woman with many personas. Her storytelling was not limited to pure fiction, but also contained more autobiographical elements about herself and her personal life. Sometimes fiction and truth would be hard to tell apart. Like the story of how she made a pact with the devil. I, … Continue reading That time Karen Blixen made a pact with the devil
The air was where the author Karen Blixen felt truly at home. Her imagination was free and it would soar with the birds as if it had wings. The bird’s eye view that Karen Blixen acquired at drawing school as a young woman has influenced her story telling and birds frequently appear in her narratives. The … Continue reading What a little bird told us about Karen Blixen
Margaret Atwood on the show-stopping Isak Dinesen We came across this great article from leading literary light Margaret Atwood, in the equally ubiquitous Guardian newspaper. So many years after her death and Karen Blixen is still making an impression. We can thoroughly recommend this great read about our Karen Blixen. In 1934, Seven Gothic Tales … Continue reading New Exhibition at Karen Blixen Museum