This is the obelisk from Gustav Vigeland Sculpture Park, Oslo Norway.
An obelisk from Greek obeliskos, is a tall, narrow, four-sided, tapering monument which ends in a pyramidal top. Ancient obelisks were made of a single piece of stone (a monolith); however, most modern obelisks are made of individual stones, and can even have interior spaces.
In 1921 the City of Oslo decided to demolish the house where Vigeland lived and build a library. After a long dispute, Vigeland was granted a new building from the city, where he could work and live: in exchange, he promised to donate to the city all his subsequent works, including sculptures, drawings, engravings and models.
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imbat (6) 2008-08-04 0:43
İlginç bir yapıt Pınar. Sen de çok iyi bir açıdan çekmişsin. Gökyüzüne yükselen derinlik gerçekten guzel; siyah beyaz kompozisyon da ayrı bir görünüm kazandırmış fotoğrafa.
Stepan (27210) 2008-08-16 8:50
The technical is a little too classic to me, but the subject is simply amazing. Never seen that before ! Really strange.
Thanks for that discovery.
serp2000 (42552) 2008-12-24 8:53
Fine shot! I never seen it before! An interesting note! Good details! TFS!
cayden (2183) 2009-02-16 11:34
Merhaba Pınar hanım, harika bir eseri çok güzel fotoğraflamışsınız. Tebrikler.
- Copyright: Pinar Erol (Amphitrite) (1716)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2008-07-22
- Categories: Artwork
- Camera: Nikon D80 DSLR, 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6GED-IF AF-S DX Zoom-Ni
- Exposure: f/8, 1/320 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2008-08-01 1:20