The artist behind the painting in Prinsessegata is David Milton Guinn from Philadelphia, USA. He is a professor of architecture and his works are documented in books, newspapers, magazines, on television and radio. He has had many solo exhibitions, and is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships. David's wall is based on an original photo from the fish tow anno 1910. The family sitting on the pier is reportedly emmigranter, and waiting for the boat that will take them to Oslo, where they are going ahead with the boat to America. He spent himself, his wife Desiree and his two children, Pearl 6 months and Rose 6 years as models sitting on the pier.
The white-haired woman in the middle was also modeled. She is one of the preschool teachers from kindergarten Betanien who was regularly visiting while David painted wall.
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Ibsenhuset is named after Skien's famous son, Henrik Ibsen.
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In this building, in the corner room on the 2nd floor, Henrik Ibsen was born.
Their gallery is in the Cultural Centre called Ibsenhuset, which opened in 1973.
The first owner of Altenburggården was probably Johan Altenburg, Henrik Ibsen's…
The artist behind the wall art on the mall “Arkaden” is Spaik - Romero Guerra from Mexico…
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New, modern fish ladder in down town of Skien.
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The artist at Møllaveggen is Spaik Romero Guerra of Mexico.
Snipetorp is Skien's oldest residential after the city fires in 1854 and 1886.
The Ibsen Steps were restored in April 1995.
Design dedicated some former Skiens citizens.
The Norges Bank building was built close to Skien church.
Skien church was completed in 1894 after the great town fire.