Ellen-K Willas founded WILLAS contemporary in 2015 and ran the gallery close to the City Hall in Oslo, promoting contemporary art with a focus on photography. The exhibitions hosted by WILLAS contemporary are documented on this website. The Gallery transformed into a showroom located next to the City Hall in Oslo - and is open by appointment.

Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have questions regarding the brilliant artists we presented or works you purchased [or still regret not purchasing] via WILLAS contemporary. 


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Ellen-K Willas was recently taken on board to manage BROMAN in Stockholm.


Through BROMAN, the brothers Jan and Per, will put skin in the game by investing in photography. They strive to make BROMAN the best collection of photography in the world.





 

 

 

 

Art on walls - virtually and in reality

Finding the right art piece for a space can be a challenge. There are so many things to consider - and you might find it difficult to envision the end result. 

We decided to make it inspiring and fun; The new WILLAS app allows you to view artwork in your space before you buy. Download the app to your ipad of iphone to virtually install any art piece from our collection, in your home or office.


 

If you would like to see art on real walls - check out our collaborations with partners such as ALEX sushi, Slettvoll and Wikborg Rein;


Wikborg Rein

A flexible and tailored, full service art programme based on the Glen Bjørnholt Collection, facilitated by WILLAS contemporary for Norway's largest lawyer firm.

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ALEX sushi

The best sushi restaurant in Scandinavia the past 16 years loves Photography on their walls. We love Sushi. Whats not to love?

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Slettvoll

Slettvoll has been given a unique opportunity to present 5 of Jimmy Nelsons photographs in limited editions in their shops in Oslo, Bergen, Lillestrøm, Ålesund, Trondheim, Ski, Stockholm and Malmø.

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Previous exhibitions - WILLAS contemporary

JAN C SCHLEGEL  Tribes of our Generation  19.01 - 5.3.2017

JAN C SCHLEGEL

Tribes of our Generation

19.01 - 5.3.2017

LOOK AGAIN  Group show   17.06 - 11.09.2016

LOOK AGAIN

Group show 

17.06 - 11.09.2016

KJELL TORRISET  Tegninger / Drawings  11.03 - 23.04.2016

KJELL TORRISET

Tegninger / Drawings

11.03 - 23.04.2016

Roger ballen                  Theatre of the Absurd at Fotografiska [PUG]   13.03 - 10.08.2014

Roger ballen                

Theatre of the Absurd at Fotografiska [PUG] 

13.03 - 10.08.2014

JIMMY NELSON  Before They Pass Away  26.11.2016 - 14.01.2017

JIMMY NELSON

Before They Pass Away

26.11.2016 - 14.01.2017

HELENE SCHMITZ  Sunken gardens  29.04 - 11.06.2016

HELENE SCHMITZ

Sunken gardens

29.04 - 11.06.2016

JEFF coweN  Recent Works  05.11 - 11.01.2016

JEFF coweN

Recent Works

05.11 - 11.01.2016

eleanor coppola  Circle of Memory at Akershus Fortress [PUG]  11.09.2011 - 15.01.2012

eleanor coppola

Circle of Memory at Akershus Fortress [PUG]

11.09.2011 - 15.01.2012

NICK BRANDT  Inherit the Dust  15.09 - 13.11.2016

NICK BRANDT

Inherit the Dust

15.09 - 13.11.2016

Jean-Michel fauquet  Traces of Being  16.01 - 05.03.2016

Jean-Michel fauquet

Traces of Being

16.01 - 05.03.2016

Steinar christensen  Still Lifes  08.10 - 03.11.2015

Steinar christensen

Still Lifes

08.10 - 03.11.2015

Sally mann  A Matter of Time at Fotografiska [PUG]  01.08 - 30.09.2012

Sally mann

A Matter of Time at Fotografiska [PUG]

01.08 - 30.09.2012