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Ask Eva-Karin: What's happening with art at Sergels torg?

If I start with the question of when Sergels torg to be comfortable and it is not worth to promise too much, but on the Stockholm city website says that the project with the renovation of Sergels torg, which started in 2012, to be completed in 2018. And now it is 2019 ...

If we go over to the art was the little girl in the set hair with legs crossed in for storage because of the renovation of the square for a couple of years ago.

Now, the bar it itself is not better than the sculpture was stolen, but luckily had the artist Peter Linde further a copy of the bronsflickan. It was previously placed in the garden outside Peter's studio, but will eventually get a very central location.

"I can't answer, but it is a matter of course that the city should take responsibility for their art," says Mårten Castenfors, who was director of the Stockholm art when the girl disappeared.

”Korssittande girl”, as the sculpture is called, was inaugurated in 1988. It is called in some contexts ”the Disciple”.

"Not until the culture house renovation is completed," says Anita Pettersson, konstantikvarie on Stadsmuseets samlingsenhet.

today is the bid in the autumn of 2020, but we'll see how it gets with that thing. Not that I want to be someone dysterkvist, but major renovations have a tendency to pop both budgets and timelines. Just look at the renovation of the östermalm saluhall ...

Sergelmonumentet. Photo: Eva-Karin Gyllenberg

anyway, that is also Sivert lindbloom's ”Sergel” in bronze and granite, which was inaugurated in 1998, undanplockad because of the landscaping that is going on in the area.

"Yes, but the exact location has to be adapted," says Anita Pettersson and this is due, among other things, on the location of the staircase should be built between the Malmskillnadsgatan and Sergels torg.

On the, you can not only see pictures of Stockholm's public art neighborhood for the neighborhood. Here are also facts about the various works and pleasing enough for even information in cases where the works is the inmates for the renovation or for any other reason.

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