Lonely Planet Writer

A-ha keyboardist to create Oslo sculpture park

Oslo, Norway.
Oslo, Norway. Image by Simen Schikulski / CC BY 2.0

Magne ‘Mags’ Furuholmen, most famous for writing the keyboard riff to the 1985 A-ha pop classic ‘Take On Me’, has been commissioned to create a huge ceramics sculpture park in Oslo. The work has been commissioned by Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Røkke for the headquarters of his engineering company, and its size will rival that of the city’s famous Vigelandsparken sculpture park. Furuholmen held his first art exhibition in 1989 and says he believes he has ‘more to offer the world as an artist than as a musician’. Read more: thelocal.no