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Broken Column

All around Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway
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Fancy seeing you here

Being a Liverpool lad , i have seen Anthony Gormleys 100 life like statues on Crosby beach... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2018
cuddslfc
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Province of Malaga, Spain
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Statues pop up everywhere!

Anthony Gormley´s famous iron statues look you straight in the eye when you least expect them to be... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2017
Paul S
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Stavanger, Norway
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Feb 22, 2018
“Fancy seeing you here”
Jul 22, 2017
“Statues pop up everywhere!”
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All around Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Being a Liverpool lad , i have seen Anthony Gormleys 100 life like statues on Crosby beach Merseyside , then here there is another one in Stavangar , well there are another 22 around Stavangar . Well there you go .

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Anthony Gormley´s famous iron statues look you straight in the eye when you least expect them to be there. They are truly beautiful. Stavanger would not be the same without them.

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Reviewed April 6, 2016

The Broken Column sculpture by Antony Gormley can be found at differing locations around Stavanger, silently looking over the city. I saw the first sculpture in the Stavanger Museum of Fine Art and was delighted to discover more in key locations around the city, overlooking...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2015

The Rogaland Kunstmuseum (art museum) owns a work of art which is not displayed within the walls of the museum, but in 23 often surprising places around town. They are identical, full-sized, iron sculptures of a man, actually copies of British sculptor Antony Gormley's own...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2015

Having enjoyed Gormley's work in other places we wanted to have a go at finding and photographing some of the statues that make up the "Broken Column" installation. As described in other reviews the statues are placed at 1.95m vertical intervals which leads to them...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2014

A Stavanger landmark and disjointed “sculpture” project of 23 identical cast iron figures of a man 195 cm tall. The first is at the Art Museum and each succeeding one 195 cm below the last, in various locations around the town, until the last is...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2012

Having read about this on Trip Advisor, we were keen to see the sculptures and explore Stavenger on foot during a cruise of the Norwegian Fjords. The Tourist Information office did not have any Broken Column maps on display but one of the staff kindly...More

3  Thank LondonKatie22
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Reviewed March 1, 2012

This art work is worth seeing. Best by bike, but also possible by foot. It takes about half a day to walk, or a couple of hours slow bicycling. It's also a brilliant way to get to see some of central Stavanger. It consists of...More

3  Thank OsloTruffle
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Reviewed February 2, 2012

The artwork is made by Antony Gormley, a London-based sculptor also known for "Another Place". It took 4 years to decide whether or not to place the figures in Stavanger. It is now permanent, and the bold men can be seen in different places in...More

2  Thank Nils S H
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