Bård Breivik, Norwegian sculptor, Died at 67


Bård Breivik was born on November 23, 1948, in Bergen and died on January 10, 2016.

He was a Norwegian sculptor.

Bard was raised in Laksevåg.

Bard completed a professorship at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm from 1982 to 1985.

He has worked actively as an artist through most of his life.

He was best known for one of his highest profile projects was the erection of new decorative columns at Torgallmenningen square in his hometown of Bergen.

Breivik also created the trophy for the 1996 Eurovision Song Contest.

His work can be found in Museums including the Norwegian Museum of Contemporary Art, the Henie-Onstad Art Centre and Moderna Museet.

Following mid-2014, Bard was diagnosed with uncurable cancer.

Bård Breivik spent his final weeks at Diakonhjemmet hospital and at his home at Ekely in Oslo.

Bård Breivik passed away at 67 yrs old.