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The works consist of four large monotypes on hospital sheets, originally intended for Futura Plus, and a selection of twelve smaller monotypes on sheets and paper.

Shed 13

A large warehouse in Tjuvholmen was covered on two sides by six huge butterflies made by Damien Hirst.

Stolper + Friends Gallery Opening

On June 22, there was an article in Vikebladet.no announcing that Magne will open an art gallery in Oslo together with Hugo Opdal and Paul Stolper.


Magne designed the reflectors used in an annual national Norwegian safety initiative. The reflector is in the shape of a light bulb.


‘Pakket og klar’ Interview

There was an extensive portrait of Magne in the Saturday ‘Magasinet’ section of Dagbladet. Promo for the interview said, “An open Magne Furuholmen talks about life after a-ha and his serious illness.”

Go With The Flo

Go with the Flø 2010

Apparatjik’s second concert ever was performed in the former Flø schoolhouse, as part of ‘Go with the Flø’, an Studio Opdal annual event.


Magne opened an exhibition of works from ‘Alpha Beta’ at Nils Aas Kunstverksted on the same day that SoddJazz 2010 opened with a concert by the Trygve Seim/Frode Haltli duo.


Magne and Ute Meta Bauer facilitated a workshop at the Trondheim Academy of Fine Art which focused on the concept of puppets.

Alpha Beta

This Magne F portfolio ‘Alpha-Beta’ is published by Paul Stolper and consists of 30 individual prints – one for every letter in the alphabet, including the 3 specifically Norwegian characters æ, ø, å, and an exclamation mark.

Keyboard Player

Keyboard Player Interview

In connection with a-ha’s UK promotion of ‘Foot of the Mountain’, Magne was featured in Keyboard Player Issue 0340. It is possible to order a digital copy of the article or a physical copy of the entire magazine.

Multi Magne

‘Multi-Magne’ Interview

Dagbladet interviewed Magne at BØLGEN & MOI restaurant in Tjuvholmen, where they discussed a-ha’s ninth studio album, art, Magne’s health and more. At the time of the interview, Magne had recently finished desgining various interior elements for the cafe, including the ‘Confusion’ installation.


Magne designed several of the permanent decorative elements in the BØLGEN & MOI restaurant in Tjuvholmen, including a white tile wall covered with black painted letters from the word ‘confusion’ in various configurations. He also created the designs on the glass windows of the restaurant.


This collection is marked by a return to color after several years of monochrome palettes. The key piece is a diptych entitled “Orpheus & Eurydice”, two paintings on hospital sheets; the oak frame is decorated with gold leaf.

On stage with Jason Mraz

Magne performed ‘A Beautiful Mess’ and ‘I’m Yours’ with singer Jason Mraz at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert at Oslo’s Spektrum Arena.

On stage with Coldplay

As a special guest at a Coldplay concert at the Spektrum in Oslo, Magne performed ‘Hunting High and Low’ with Chris Martin.

Kryptonite - Lydverket

‘Kryptonite’ Acoustic Video

Magne performed an acoustic version of ‘Kryptonite’ as part of an interview/television segment he did with Lydverket. This was a promotion for his appearance at Hovefestivalen on June 25, 2008.


In addition to his concert at Hove Festivalen, Magne also had an audio installation around the festival grounds. Visitors were given headphones to listen at eight different audio stations.

Hove Festival

Magne performed a concert at the Tent stage at Hovefestivalen, which to date was his last solo concert. He also participated in the festival in the form of an audio installation called ‘Transmutation’.

Rockefeller Music Hall

After the triple solo concert at Royal Albert Hall in London was announced, a series of ‘warm up’ concerts were announced for the preceding days in Oslo.

Palace Grill

Palace Grill

Prior to the triple solo concerts in Oslo and London in May 2008, Magne had three quietly announced ‘warm up’ concerts at the tiny but cozy Palace Grill in Oslo. He also did a warm up concert for Hove Festival here in June.

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