Kristian Kvakland

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Kristian Kvakland (born February 5, 1927) is a Norwegian sculptor and artist. Among his most famous works is the bronze Amanda-statue of the annual Amanda awards. The statuette originally weighed 4.5 kilograms (9.9 lb), but has since been slimmed down to 2.5 kilograms (5.5 lb).[1]

Kvakland was born in Orkdal, and is based at Blylaget, Nesodden in southeast Norway.. His works are represented in a number of public art collections in Norway.


  1. ^ "Kleveland returns for the 25th Amandas". Norwegian Film Institute. Archived from the original on July 14, 2009. Retrieved 28 January 2010. 

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