Non violence


Non violence

Non Violence is a bronzesculpture by Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd, placed at the intersection of Kungsportsavenyn and Engelbrektsgatan in Göteborg, Sweden. The sculpture was donated by Annemarie and Sven-Åke Sjöholm in 1997.

It is also plased outside the headquarters of the United Nations in New York, USA, in Berlin, Germany, on Sergelgatan in Stockholm, Sweden and in Malmö, Sweden.

Located in "The Museum of Sketches" in Lund, Sweden, is a sketch of the firearm where Reuterswärd has written that the grieving after John Lennon was murdered inspired him to design this artwork.


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  • Non Violence — For the ethical movement, see nonviolence. The sculpture Non Violence placed at Kungsportsavenyn in Göteborg, Sweden. Non Violence[1] is a bronze sculpture by Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd of an over sized pistol with …   Wikipedia

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  • NON-VIOLENCE — n. the avoidance of violence, esp. as a principle. Derivatives: non violent adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • non-violence — noun the use of peaceful means, not force, to bring about political or social change. Derivatives non violent adjective non violently adverb …   English new terms dictionary


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