Art and monuments in Esbjerg
Esbjerg offers the opportunity to experience high quality artworks and monuments. Esbjerg Municipality has prepared an art guide and an app for art in the public space.
Below is a small selection of the artworks mentioned in the art guide.
Giant sculpture Man Meets the Sea in Esbjerg
Visitors arriving in Esbjerg from the sea are greeted by Svend Wiig Hansen’s monumental sculpture "Man meets the Sea", which was raised on the occasion of Esbjerg celebrating its 100th anniversary as ...
The Gospel of Esbjerg - large wall painting
The Gospel of Esbjerg is a 140 m2 mural that interprets the Bible in pictures and text in a modern language. The unique work of art is made by the artist Erik Hagens.
Mosaic artwork World Heritage Wadden Sea in Esbjerg
An artistic treasure in Baggården in Esbjerg, a sumptuous 27-meter mosaic work of art about the World Heritage Wadden Sea.
Equestrian statue of Christian IX on Torvet in Esbjerg
From his high horse, the founder of Esbjerg, King Christian IX, gazes out across the square towards the harbour.
Light sculpture Scattering of Stars on Torvegade in Esbjerg
The light sculptureScattering of Stars consists of 288 light points laid down in the paving in Torvegade on the stretch from Torvet towards Musikhuset Esbjerg.
Sculpture in Hjerting Strand Park by Esbjerg
The internationally well-known Portuguese artist Rui Chafes has made the sculpture "I am your yesterday – and you are my tomorrow" for Hjerting Strandpark.
Memorial grove for deceased Esbjerg fishermen
The memorial grove consists of a granite rotunda into which the names of the Esbjerg fishermen, who lost their lives at sea since 1900, are engraved.
Lyshøjen - large earth sculpture at Esbjerg
If you approach Esbjerg from the motorway, the first thing you will see is a colossal mound of earth with tiny cupolas of light spread out over it. This is Eva Koch and Steen Høyer's "Light Mound" (19...
Steel sculpture Big Wave in Esbjerg
In order to soften the rigid facade at Esbjerg City Hall, an initiative was taken to place a work of art on the square in front of the municipal seat.
Iron sculpture by Robert Jacobsen in Esbjerg
The iron sculpture Esbjerg is just one of many incredible works of art found in Esbjerg's public spaces.
Granite sculpture Esbjerg Ship
The Esbjerg ship, in future a landmark for the new port district Esbjerg Strand.
The sculpture Esbjerg by Per Kirkeby
Per Kirkeby's building sculpture, Esbjerg, stands in front of the main entrance to Sydvestjysk Sygehus.
Heerup's Garden in Esbjerg - small green oasis
Heerup's Garden at Torvet in Esbjerg contains a collection of Henry Heerup's sculptures that are beautifully integrated into this small green spot.
The clock - high-tech sculpture in Esbjerg
The clock is a high-tech sculpture, which includes light, water and sound, made by the artist Thorbjørn Lausten.