A new sculpture park featuring around 80 sculptures by international artists has been approved and is due to open in Oslo, Norway's capital, by 2014. The park will be located on Ekeburg Hill, south east of the city and 15 minutes from the city centre. The hill is renowned for having some of the best views of the city.
The park will be funded by the multimillionaire property investor and collector Christian Ringnes, who has already invested around 30 million Euros in the project.
The developer's taste has already been questioned by some, including a panel of selectors chosen to assess the art to be displayed. However, James Turrell, Dan Graham, Tony Oursler and Jenny Holzer are currently undertaking commissions, and works by artists such as Rodin and Dali have already been purchased.
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