The polished, dimpled steel globe outside the main entrance to the Ullevi sports stadium. … Continue readingUllevi globe
This sculpture of dancers is by Carl Milles – the same artist who made Poseidon – and stands on a terrace outside the Museum of Art. Currently in an area cordoned off for use by a restaurant and with a frame for a roll-out awning which I had some difficulty keeping out of shot. … Continue readingThe dancers in autumn
This tall sculpture – a tall pillar of rock holding a pyramid decorated with blue and gold – is outside the entrance to Burgården school. It was made by Roland Anderson and put up in 1996. The sculpture is called Mut after the godess of Egyptian mythology who was conceived as holding up the heavens. … Continue readingHolding up the heavens
I realised a while back that I didn’t have any good photos of Poseidon, the statue by Carl Milles that symbolises Gothenburg for many Gothenburgers. He has stood in his fountain in Götaplatsen since 1931. At a distance he looks affable and maybe a “go’ gubbe” (a genuine male Gothenburger), close-up he seems watchful and bit suspicious.
Here’s an earlier GBG365 photo of him. … Continue readingPoseidon