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Art gallery from a Swedish master builder

After 35 years of collecting art the now 79 year old master builder Sven-Harry Karlsson, founder of the Swedish company Folkhem, raises his own art gallery at Vasaparken in the city of Stockholm. His own collection of master pieces will … Continue reading

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Summer colors

In the midst of rain, cold and darkness of late autumn in Scandinavia the colors of summer warms the heart when viewed in the colorful paintings of the Norwegian-Danish painter Peder Severin Krøyer (1851-1909).  Both motions and emotions of the … Continue reading

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Mallfred Keresturi exhibition

Starting yesterday on the 23th of October the artist Mallfred Keresturi, mentioned in the previous post Canvas stains, has an ongoing exhibition at a local art dealer in the Swedish city Södertälje that lasts until the 5th of November. On … Continue reading

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Canvas stains

Under the tutoring of the painter and sculptor Mallfred Keresturi a few self made paintings have actually been created so far this year, and hopefully a few more are to come. The brush doesn’t yet fully speak the same language … Continue reading

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Down the drain

The painting of dull things from everyday life can be remarkably interesting on a canvas if the composition and colouring are right. The artist Cornelius Völker, who paints everyday motives in multiple specimens, has a series of oil paintings displaying … Continue reading

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Moment of destruction

However the breaking of art may sting the creative soul, the capture of a moment of destruction can be very beautiful.

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Old mechanics in modern technology

The woodcarver Rob Smith from UK have incorporated classic mechanics with modern technology in a most beautiful way in his work. The ancient look in his different creations brings the thoughts to tales about civilizations that never learned the secrets … Continue reading

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Wooden beeings

Of all the materials that the art of sculpting is executed in, wood must be one of the rarer. The ones on public display are often well made, but still quite crude creations. One that doesn’t fit that description however … Continue reading

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A glimpse of Van Gogh

The post the van Gogh I didn’t know gives a brief glimpse of a few of Vincent van Gogh’s work and words. Apparently he created over 900 paintings in a decade, which must be considered quite a large collection of … Continue reading

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