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Fjord Norway Møre og Romsdal VOLDA

Anders Svor Museum

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The Anders Svor Museum has an idyllic location by the lake Hornindalsvatnet. The architect-designed building from 1953, surrounded by a beautiful sculpture park, is dedicated to the sculptor Anders Svor.

Ander Svor (1864–1929) made himself noticed early as a wood carver. In 1882 he left his home village Hornindal to study at The Royal School of Drawing and Art in Kristiania (today Oslo), and then at the Academy of Art in Copenhagen. After studying in Paris in the mid-1890s, Anders Svor established himself with his own atelier in Kristiania, where he lived for the rest of his life. Svor was one of the central Norwegian sculptors of his generation. His artwork has been purchased by the National Museum in Norway, and has been represented at multiple national and international exhibitions.

The museum contains a collection of almost 600 pieces – from sketches to several of his most central works, for instance the sculpture in plaster, “Ung pike” [Young Girl] (1895) and the bronze fountain “Bylgja” [The Wave] (1913). The permanent exhibition offers a unique insight into Anders Svor’s work methods, commonly used motifs, typology and the development of his style, from detailed naturalism via classism to symbolism.

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Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 11:00–16:00

Thursday: 11:00–16:00

Friday: 11:00–16:00

Saturday: 11:00–16:00

Sunday: 11:00–16:00
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