Emanuel Vigeland’s Museum at Slemdal is one of Oslo’s best kept secrets. The museum’s main attraction is a dark, barrel-vaulted room, completely covered with fresco paintings. The museum’s main attraction is a dark, barrel-vaulted room, completely covered with fresco paintings.
Jul 01, 2018 · Emanuel Vigeland grew up under the shadow of his big brother, the more famous artist Gustav Vigeland. He was also haunted by his own shadows and demons. He put his madness, skill and talent in creating his own mausoleum that is now open to the
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Emanuel Vigeland constructed the building in 1926 to house his paintings and sculptures, but decided later that the building would serve as his tomb. All windows were walled up, and his ashes were to rest in an urn above the door.
Brother to the more celebrated Gustav Vigeland, whose eccentric sculptures occupy a prominent park in central Oslo, Emanuel Vigeland (1875-1948) will be remembered through his own strange and
Emanuel Vigeland (2 December 1875 – 22 December 1948) was a multitalented Norwegian artist. He is known for a variety of decorations of Scandinavian churches and for Tomba Emmanuelle , his mausoleum at Slemdal in Oslo .
Emanuel Vigeland Mausoleum. Up in the hills above Oslo, in an ordinary Norwegian neighborhood, there it stood. I might have missed it if it wasn’t for the lone photographer standing out in front.
Emanuel Vigeland was the architect of his own museum, drawn by himself down to the smallest detail. Pay notice to the many wrought iron works and decorative building elements. Some of the works disclose the fact that Emanuel was under considerable influence from his brother Gustav.