National Geographic : 1948 Aug
©Elisabeth Meyer OsloChildren, Kicking Scooter-sleds Past Gustav Vigeland's Bronzes, Get aRealistic Art Lesson Initiated in 1906, Vigeland's monumental project isstill growing, though thesculptor isdead. Proud Oslo never begrudged themillions itcost. Germany, hoping to beguile the Norwegians, letthe work gooninwartime. This bridge, which crosses anartificial lagoon, leads totheTitan-borne fountain and thesculpture-laden Monolith. The latter depicts the human lifecycle from embryo tosenility (page 186).