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Pool dedicated to pictures of the sculptures in Artscape Nordland. All kinds of contributions are very much welcomed!

Artscape Nordland / Skulpturlandskap Nordland. Get yours at bighugelabs.com/flickr

About Artscape Nordland (taken from the offical webpage of the project) :

Artscape Nordland is an international art project with invited participants from 18 countries.

The project originated in a comprehensive debate about the role of art in society. The County of Nordland, with its 240.000 inhabitants, does not have an art museum - and people must travel long distances to study modern art in museums and galleries. The idea of a collection of modern art in Nordland, one sculpture in every municipality and with the landscape as gallery, was first presented in 1988.

The underying idea of the project is that a work of art creates a place of its own through its very presence in the landscape. The sculpture also visualises its surroundings, thus giving the place a new dimension. The dialogue resulting from the encounter between the sculpture and spectator reveals different ways of understanding and interpreting art.

The project officially started in 1992, and was completed in 1998. Sculptures, located in beautiful, varied and often brutal landscapes on the coast of the Atlantic, will be found in 33 of the 45 municipalities in the county. An art gallery without walls or a ceiling - and covering an area of 40.000 km2.


The artworks:

«Alveborg / Elf's Castle» (Hreinn Fridfinnsson)
Hattfjelldal - tag: SkN01

«Dager og netter / Days and nights» (Sarkis)
Hadsel - tag: SkN02

«Den glömda staden / The Forgotten Town» (Jan Håfström)
Gildeskål - tag: SkN03

«En ny samtale / A New Discussion» (Kain Tapper)
Vega - tag: SkN04

«Epitaph» (Toshikatsu Endo)
Flakstad - tag: SkN05

«Etterbilder / After-images» (Inghild Karlsen)
Øksnes - tag: SkN06

«Fire Eksponeringer / Four Exposures» (Gediminas Urbonas)
Saltdal - tag: SkN07

«Hai-Ku-Badekar / Shark-Cow-Bathtub» (Dorothy Cross)
Sømna - tag: SkN08

«Havmannen» (Antony Gormley)
Rana - tag: SkN09

«Havsøye / Ocean Eye» (Sigurdur Gudmundsson)
Sortland - tag: SkN10

«Himmel på jord / Heaven on Earth» (Inge Mahn)
Ballangen - tag: SkN11

«Hode / Head» (Markus Raetz)
Vestvågøy - tag: SkN12

«I dag, i morgen alltid / Today, Tomorrow, Forever» (Kari Cavén)
Beiarn - tag: SkN13

«Il Nido/Reiret /The Nest» (Luciano Fabro)
Røst - tag: SkN14

«Laurbærblad-Moskenes/Laurel Leaves-Moskenes» (Cristina Iglesias)
Moskenes - tag: SkN15

«Mannen fra havet/The Man from the Sea» (Kjell Erik Killi-Olsen)
Bø - tag: SkN16

«Media Thule» (Olafur Gíslason)
Tjeldsund - tag: SkN17

«Omkring / Around» (Waltercio Caldas)
Leirfjord - tag: SkN18

«Opus for himmel og jord / Opus for Heaven and Earth» (Oddvar I.N.)
Vevelstad - tag: SkN19

«Protractus» (Kristján Gudmundsson)
Skjerstad (now Bodø kommune) - tag: SkN20

«Steinar Breiflabb» (Erik Dietman)
Brønnøy - tag: SkN21

«Steinhuset / Stone House» (Bjørn Nørgaard)
Evenes - tag: SkN22

«Stella Maris» (Steinar Christensen)
Hamarøy - tag: SkN23

«Syv magiske punkter / Seven magical points» (Martti Aiha)
Skånland, Troms fylkeskommune - tag: SkN24

«Tre Éldar / Three Éldar» (Hulda Hákon)
Vefsn - tag: SkN25

«Uten tittel / Untitled» (Per Barclay)
Fauske - tag: SkN26

«Uten tittel / Untitled» (Baard Breivik)
Narvik - tag: SkN27

«Uten tittel / Untitled» (Tony Cragg)
Bodø - tag: SkN28

«Uten tittel / Untitled» (Dan Graham)
Vågan - tag: SkN29

«Varde / Beacon» (Per Kirkeby)
Meløy - tag: SkN30

«Vindenes hus / House of Winds» (Sissel Tolaas)
Alstahaug - tag: SkN31

«Øye i stein / The Eye in Stone» (Anish Kapoor)
Lødingen - tag: SkN32

«Øymuseet / Island Museum» (Raffael Rheinsberg)
Andøy - tag: SkN33

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