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Odd Nerdrum Might Paint in Jail

July 13th, 2012 - Leo Plaw Odd Nerdrum

Odd Nerdrum‘s saga with a jail sentence for tax evasion is not over yet. He has written a letter to Norwegian prison authorities asking that he be allowed to serve his prison term from his home.

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Odd Nerdrum Loses Court Appeal for Tax Evasion

June 28th, 2012 - Leo Plaw Odd Nerdrum (Photo: Håkon Mosvold Larsen / NTB scanpix)

Odd Nerdrum, considered as one of Norway’s most talented artists, was given an even longer jail sentence than the one he was appealing. Nerdrum, convicted of tax evasion, now faces two years and 10 months in prison.

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Odd Nerdrum Appeal Granted

January 29th, 2012 - Leo Plaw Self portrait at L'Hippodrome

The ongoing saga of Odd Nerdrum‘s battle with the Norwegian tax authorities has progressed further, with him being granted a new trial in the Court of Appeal.

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Odd Nerdrum Interviewed on Skavlan Norwegian Television

November 6th, 2011 - Leo Plaw Odd Nerdrum Skavlan interview 2011

World renowned artist Odd Nerdrum was inteviewed on Skavlan, a Norwegian-Swedish television talk show hosted by Norwegian journalist Fredrik Skavlan.

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Odd Nerdrum Speaks About his Persecution and Prosecution

October 28th, 2011 - Leo Plaw Artist as a Criminal - Odd Nerdrum

Odd Nerdrum has recently publicly stated his case on the website Free Odd Nerdrum, giving a detailed account of his version of events that have lead to his recent conviction for tax evasion, which he is now appealing.

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Odd Nerdrum Not Permitted to Paint in Jail

August 20th, 2011 - Leo Plaw Odd Nerdrum self portrait, "The Saviour of Painting"

Odd Nerdrum was sentenced to two years in jail for tax evasion this week by a Norwegian court, but he will not be permitted to paint in jail.

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Odd Nerdrum Jailed for Tax Evasion

August 19th, 2011 - Leo Plaw Odd Nerdrum

Odd Nerdrum, one of Norway’s most famous and controversial artists, was found guilty of tax evasion and sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday. Nerdrum has earlier denied the allegations, and his defense attorney filed a quick appeal.

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