Millesgården

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Millesgården
Guds hand 2007.jpg
God's Hand, sculpture by Carl Milles, on permanent display at Millesgården.
Established1936
LocationLidingö, Stockholm, Sweden
Coordinates59°21′32″N 18°07′17″E / 59.358889°N 18.121389°E / 59.358889; 18.121389
TypeArt museum, sculpture garden
DirectorOnita Wass
CuratorTomas Järliden
Websitewww.millesgarden.se

Millesgården is an art museum and sculpture garden, located on the island of Lidingö in Stockholm, Sweden. It is located on the grounds of the home of sculptor Carl Milles and his wife, artist Olga Milles, who are both buried there.[1]

Millesgården in popular culture[edit]

Millesgården is the setting of the opening scene of Poul Anderson's acclaimed science fiction novel Tau Zero, and several of the sculpture garden's works are described.[2]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bergström, Anders; Nolin, Catharina (2004). Millesgården : arkitektur & trädgård (in Swedish). Stockholm: Atlantis. ISBN 91-7486-799-7.
  2. ^ Anderson, Poul Tau Zero, Doubleday, 1970, p.1

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