Sculpture by the Sea


“When my Father died it was like a whole library had burned down” is Swedish artist Susanna Hesselberg’s contribution to this year’s Sculpture by the Sea exhibition in Aarhus, Denmark. The cryptic title references Laurie Anderson’s song “World Without End”.


The tunnel-like library is buried in the sand and mirrors a previous Hesselberg sculpture which was a tower of books.


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3 Responses to Sculpture by the Sea

  1. What a beautiful tribute to the artist’s father!

  2. I LOVE it. What a wonderful idea and a sweet tribute to his father. I love the photo with people looking in.

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