Arne Paus was a debutant at Statens Høstutstilling (The States Artexhibition) in 1966. Paus along with Bjørn Fjell, Karl Erik Harr and Odd Nerdrum organized the series of exhibitions named "Romantikk og Realisme" translated Romance and Realism in Norway. His painting can be seen several public places in Valdres, in hotels in Fagernes and Beitostølen. His inspiration from the changing scenery in nature is obvious as is human relations. From August 2010 to January 2011 there was a huge exhibition in Galleri Würth outside Oslo, inspired and a hommage to the dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch. 130 paintings, drawings and wood cuts of Bausch's dance and movements was visited by around 3000 people according to the gallery. Also in 2011 an exhibition at The Norwegian Opera during the visit from Wuppertal Tanztheater with the performance of Pina Bausch "Vollmond".
Born in Oslo, started to draw at the age of 12. Went to art class along with Odd Nerdrum from the age of 16, and later Blinky Palermo. After his education in Germany and Norway he worked briefly at NRK,Norwegian broadcasting.
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