Artist Interview – Martin Wickström

Martin Wickström. Photo: Ewa Rudling. V Söderqvist Blog.

Martin Wickström’s paintings take you into a sphere where different worlds collide side by side on a canvas, where photorealistic images of light and shadows play on building facades, where the face of a Khmer Rouge prisoner stares down at you, numbered before she is tortured and killed, and one where Jackie Kennedy is juxtaposed with […]

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Artist Interview – Karin Wiberg

Fascinated by the primeval forests and the mysteries they hold within them, Lund based artist Karin Wiberg creates a magical world in which Hares, Foxes and Deer regard us with curiosity amongst the tall grass, gentle looking people gaze at us as they rise from the ground to greet us as we walk by, delving […]

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Summer Exhibitions – Stockholm

Narcissus Garden- Kusama at Moderna Museet.

I feel very privileged to live in a city that always has so much to offer in terms of Art and Culture. Stockholm has a multitude of Museums and private Art Galleries,  As summer comes to an end, all the exhibitions will come to a close with new ones signalling the start of the Autumn season. Here […]

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Inger Wästberg – Contemporary Art Jewellery.

Inger Wästberg wearing a Jenny Edlund necklace on the balcony of her home in Stockholm.

Inger Wästberg has had a long and industrious career in public service and politics in Sweden and is the author of several publications. In 1999 Inger accompanied her husband Olle Wästberg to New York where he was to take up the post of Swedish Consul General and remained there for 6 years. While in New York Inger actively promoted […]

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Artist Interview – Frida Fjellman

Frida Fjellman is one of Sweden’s most prominent Craft Artists. Her creations in ceramic and glass are very different from the aesthetics of minimalism and form following function that we have come to expect of Swedish Craft Artists and Designers, blurring the line between Craft and Fine Art. Her ceramic animals take us into a dreamlike world of myths […]

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Artist Interview – Matthias van Arkel

Matthias van Arkel‘s unique, vibrant Silicone Rubber Paintings are very sculptural and is the result of a fearlessness in experimentation and in constantly being curious and investigative of his art. The work has covered walls of large public spaces, as well as paintings and in the form of art cubes. Using a modified pasta machine […]

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Johan Strindberg – Photographer

Johan Strindberg captures moments from everyday life and transforms those images into a mysterious and magical world, without the use of all the modern technology available today in the world of Photography. He has also done portraits of well known figures in Sweden. He grew up in the city of Linköping, where he got his first introduction to […]

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Artist Interview – Astrid Sylwan

Astrid Sylwan is an established and prominent name in the Swedish Art Scene. Since graduating from Konstfack, Sweden’s College of Arts, Crafts and Design in 2005, Astrid has built up a large and varied scope of work. She has had several grants, been nominated and won Art Awards and has exhibited widely in the Nordic region, […]

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Artist Interview – Jim Thorell

A Stockholm native, Jim Thorell has been studying Art in different parts of Sweden, as well as internationally in Japan and Vietnam. Since graduating with an M.F.A from The Fine Arts Academy of Valand, part of the University of Gothenburg in 2010, he has had several group and solo exhibitions. Thorell’s paintings are like a fantasy stream of […]

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The Collector – Tom Böttiger

Tom Böttiger is a passionate collector of Contemporary Art, mainly by Swedish Artists. Walking into the office of Internet Consultants Cloud Nine in Stockholm, of which Tom is the Founder, one is greeted by Artwork everywhere you look, in the form of paintings, photography and sculptures spread out all over the office space. Among this, […]

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