Go to content Go to navigation
Map
Leknes

Skulpturlandskap Nordland - Vestvågøy kommune

Read more: Skulpturlandskap Vestvågøy
Read more: Skulpturlandskap Vestvågøy

Contact information

Description

Title: Head. Iron and granite. Height 178 cm.

Artist: Markus Raetz, Switzerland.

Markus Raetz’s art is about seeing, about how we observe the things around us.We are shown surprices, and reminded that they can be experienced even in other situations in our life, if we pay attention.

The sculpture on Eggum changes its form - and thus also its content - 16 times as the viewer walks around the sculpture. From one viewing
angle, it looks like a classical portrait, and from another the head is seen upside down.

Location: About 2 km beyond the village Eggum.

Categories

  • Nature attractions Nature attractions
  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments
Close
Embed this article

Copy and paste this code into your blog/website

Preview

Skulpturlandskap Nordland - Vestvågøy kommune

Skulpturlandskap Nordland - Vestvågøy kommune

Title: Head. Iron and granite. Height 178 cm. Artist: Markus Raetz, Switzerland. Markus Raetz’s art is about seeing, about how we observe the things...

Skulpturlandskap Nordland - Vestvågøy kommune

Source: Visitnorway

Disclaimer

This site includes information about products and services provided by third parties. Whilst Innovation Norway endeavours to ensure that all information on the site is accurate, we cannot be held responsible or liable for any claims caused by information supplied on this website. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. You should always check the accuracy of the information provided with the relevant supplier. Innovation Norway is under no circumstances responsible for the contents of external web pages linking to its website. Legal disclaimer.

Ad
Ad

More about this area

Scenic attractions in Lofoten

Experience the bird rocks outside the island of Røst and the cosy fishing village in Nusfjord.

Tourist information in Lofoten

There are several tourist information offices in Lofoten. Some of them are closed during winter.

Where to stay in Lofoten

Lofoten is known for the old fishermen's cabins ("rorbuer") that have been restored and turned into modern accommodation for travellers.

National Geographic recommends Lofoten

In November 2007, National Geographic Traveler rated the Lofoten islands of Northern Norway the third most appealing islands in the world.

Lofoten Islands 360 panorama SkyCam

Get a bird's eye view of the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway, including Reine, Henningsvær and Svolvær, with these amazing 360 panorama photos.

What to do in Lofoten

Explore Lofoten by foot, go rafting in the Trollfjord and visit Lofotr Viking Museum. Taste stockfish and be amazed by the midnight sun.
TEXT ADS
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
Ad
Ad

Subscribe to newsletter