This park is one of the most popular attractions in Oslo. Vigeland Park attracts more than a million visitors a year. The unique garden exhibits more than 200 sculptures of a human height and higher made of bronze, granite and wrought iron. All the sculptures were made by sculptor Gustav Vigeland (1869-1943), who spent a large part of his life in Oslo. The figures represent the entire world of human feelings: sadness, joy, love... The 17-meter tall stone Monolith composed of 121 interlaced bodies usually leaves the biggest impression. This is the largest granite sculpture in the world. Vigeland created not only the sculptures. He was also the designer of the park, which is an idyllic place with a duck pond and shady paths.
During his life the Norwegian Edvard Munch (1863-1944), just like Picasso, was famous as one of the most significant artists of his time. Munch bequeathed a large number of his works to Oslo, where he lived for a long time. Munch Museum Collection consists of more than 5000 drawings, graphic works and paintings, among which, unfortunately, visitors will no longer see the most famous work by the artist - "the Scream." The painting was stolen in 2004, but it was found two years later. After this the canvas has been transferred to the National Gallery of Norway.
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