Kristian Kvakland

Kristian Kvakland (February 5, 1927–October 2, 2011) was a Norwegian sculptor and artist.[1] Among his most famous works is the bronze Amanda-statue of the annual Amanda awards. The statuette originally weighed 4.5 kilograms (9.9 lb), but has since been slimmed down to 2.5 kilograms (5.5 lb).[2]

Kvakland was born in Orkdal, and was based in Blylaget, Nesodden in southeast Norway.. His works are represented in a number of public art collections in Norway.


  1. ^ Alfsen, Glenny (2017-02-20). "Kristian Kvakland". Norsk kunstnerleksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2017-12-06.
  2. ^ "Kleveland returns for the 25th Amandas". Norwegian Film Institute. Archived from the original on July 14, 2009. Retrieved 28 January 2010.

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