The Monolith

Uploaded: January 09, 2020 | Entered: March 04, 2020 01:39:02

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Vigeland sculpture park in Oslo, Norway is the largest sculpture park devoted to a single sculptor, Gustav Vigeland. At the highest point in the park lies the park's most popular attraction, The Monolith (Monolitten), implying the totem to be fabricated from one (mono) solid piece of stone (lith). Construction of the massive monument began in 1924 when the sculptor Gustav Vigeland himself modeled it out of clay in his studio. Transferring of the figures began in 1929 and took 3 stone carvers 14 years to accomplish. The Monolith towers 14.12 meters (46.32 ft) high and is composed of 121 human figures rising towards the sky.

Exif: Camera: NIKON D90; Shutter Speed: 1/200; Aperture: f/7.1; ISO: 200; Orientation: 1; Date: 2019:08:18 08:17:49

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