Artscape Nordland – a 40,000 square kilometre art gallery, Norway
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Artscape Nordland – a 40,000 square kilometre art gallery, Norway

Artscape Nordland – a 40,000 square kilometre art gallery, Norway
Artscape Nordland – a 40,000 square kilometre art gallery, Norway Artscape Nordland – a 40,000 square kilometre art gallery, Norway

Dotted throughout the vast Nordland region, these artworks represent the diversity of sculpture from the 60s until contemporary time. Each artwork has been carefully designed not only to harmonise with the surrounding nature and reflect the local culture, but also to bring a new dimension to the area. Participating artists were encouraged to create a strong presence by making individual artistic statements. The results speak for themselves.

Free of confining walls and ceilings, this is what we call an art gallery.

Artscape Nordland – a 40,000 square kilometre art gallery, Norway
Artscape Nordland – a 40,000 square kilometre art gallery, Norway Artscape Nordland – a 40,000 square kilometre art gallery, Norway
Artscape Nordland – a 40,000 square kilometre art gallery, Norway

If this little teaser has managed to whet your appetite, prepare to be blown away by the JUVET Landscape Hotel in the western Norwegian fjords. Resting on the banks of the river Valdolla and camouflaged by a proud family of birch, aspen and pine trees, you’ll find seven modest and unassuming wooden structures aptly called landscape huts.

Unlike traditional design hotels, the JUVET is humbly decorated with just a bed, lamp and lounge chairs – the focal point being enormous panoramic windows which offer seamless widescreen viewing of the breathtaking surroundings.

In a similar vein to Artscape Nordland, the JUVET Landscape Hotel endeavours to reflect and complement the surrounding nature. And what a fine job it does.

Juvet Landscape Hotel Norway

JUVET is just one of the creative little pads that make up the community of WHITE LINE HOTELS® – a network of like-minded places & people who value independence.

images © Artscape Nordland & JUVET Landscape Hotel, Alstad, Norway

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