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For Sports & the Arts, LLC

US Bank Stadium
Minneapolis, MN
July 2016

Steel, wood, sculpted jade glass, gold leaf
36" diameter, 40" diameter

noun. a protective wall formed by interlocking the shields of foot soldiers. In football this is the first wall of defense. Inspired by the authentic rugged, strong nature of the Old Norse culture celebrating the fire and ice in all of us.

The center-piece Viking V shield is made hand sculpted glass with gold leafed metal. The 4 traditional Viking Shields are made of wood and forged steel.

Installation photograph courtesy of Sports and the Arts, LLC and Greg Zabilski Photography