Art - Two Cylindrical Sculptures

Artist: Hilmar Fredriksen (1995).

In 1994, a competition was held for decoration of the university college building. Fredriksen won with his non-figurative sculpture placed as a lattice over the ventilation grid by the main entrance of the college section. The clear colours yellow, blue and green contrast with the rust-coloured iron underneath, giving a strong signal effect. Fredriksen has undertaken varied artistic activities, ranging from the simple to the dramatic, which often have a subtle message. The artist has had many public decoration assignments and is a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Oslo.


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Text descriptions of art made before the year 2000 are taken from the book 'Skulpturguiden for Trondheim' by Anne Grønli and Grethe Britt Fredriksen. Text descriptions of art made after the year 2000 are written by Per Christiansen.