Sculpture

Sculpture, shape of an eye, placed in the river
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Portrait of Ida Ekblad in front of A DEADLY SLUMBER OF ALL FORCES (2021). Photo: Jacqueline Landvik, 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Peder Lund.

New monumental sculpture by Ida Ekblad

Ida Ekblad is one of Norway's most renowned contemporary artists and we are proud to present a new site-specific work by til artist in the sculpture park. The work, A DEADLY SLUMBER OF ALL FORCES, is located in the terrain outside The Twist at the artist's own request. The sculpture is a monumental hand-painted sculpture and the largest and most important sculptural work of the artist to date.

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Photo: Vegard Kleven

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Photo: Vegard Kleven

Carol Bove is the sculptor of the year

American artist Carol Bove (b. 1971) has made a monumental, site-specific work for Kistefos that was unveiled at the museum's season-opening on 23rd May. The work PASANASAP is made from steel, the artist's favoured material of recent years, and is indicative of her signature form and style.

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Kistefos EA Tony Cragg Castor and Pollux 0025

Castor & Pullox is one of four Tony Cragg-artworks at Kistefos. It tells the story about the twins Castor and Pollux from Roman mythology, who were immortalized and united in the sky as two stars. Photo: Einar Aslaksen.

Kistefos EA Jeppe Hein Path of Silence 0072

Path of Silence by Jeppe Hein is a favorite of many - including the children, who use it as a fountain in it in the summer. Photo: Einar Aslaksen.

Tony Cragg Articulated Column

Articulated Column is one of four sculptures by Tony Cragg. This one was unveiled in 2001. Photo: Frederic Boudin

Sculpture park of international standing

The scenic Kistefos Sculpture Park has an impressive collection of works by internationally renowned contemporary artists including Yayoi Kusama, Tony Cragg, Claes Oldenburg, Anish Kapoor, Olafur Eliasson, Fernando Bottero and Elmgreen & Dragset.

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Kistefos EA Oldenburg and Van Bruggen Tumbling Tacks 0014

Detail from Tumbling Tacks by Oldenburg and van Bruggen. Photo: Einar Aslaksen.

Overview of the sculptures

The sculpture park contains 46 sculptures. The works range from the monumental to the unobtrusive, the profound to the playful.

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Guest, Sandra Machado:

Amazing!!! I love this place ❤ ❤ ❤

Map over the sculpture park

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