Vigeland Sculpture Park in the centre of the large Frognerparken, which belongs to the Frogner Manor, is probably the most famous park in Norway. It is located in the district of Oslo called Frogner, west of the city centre.
The park was created by sculptor Gustav Vigeland between the years 1907 and 1942. Most of the sculptures between the years 1926 and 1942.
One of the main attractions is The Monolith, (Monolitten), an over 14 meter tall column with human bodies carved out of a single block of stone.
The wheel of life
Another well known sculpture is that of an angry young boy (Sinnataggen) – it is located on the bridge of the park.
Vigeland Sculpture Park in the centre of the large Frognerparken, which belongs to the Frogner Manor, is maybe the most famous park in Norway, being located in the district of Oslo called Frogner, west of the city centre.
Created by sculptor Gustav Vigeland, the main attractions is the monolith, and the sculpture of an angry young boy - at the bridge of the park.
The sculpture park was created between the years 1907 and 1942.
Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Want to know more? Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:
Press Releases |
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m