November 25, 2017 8:40 am

HOLIDAY MEMORIES – Sweden

Through the eyes of four artists The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works.

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INCANTATION – Oscar Danielson, Swedish songwriter

You will come back and walk without turning around He is a guitar teacher, who was born in Stockholm in 1971. He manages a record company and since the late ’90s he has also produced music for television and radio programs (mainly for children). He won a Grammy in 2012, for the album “The Cost of Being a Child.” He ...

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MEN WHO HATE WOMEN – Part of Millenium Trillogy, written by Stieg Larsson

Writing Millenium novels Stieg Larsson was Swedish writer and activist, whose posthumously published Millenium series of crime novels brought him international acclaim. He was the second best-selling author in the world for 2008, behind Khaled Hosseini. He was born August 1954 in Skelleftehamn. He started writing his stories and at the age of 12 he completed his first attempt to ...

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I WANT YOU TO COME NOW – Kristina Lugn

The themes of loneliness, smiling In Swedish her surname also means “calm” (a double meaning she often plays with humor). Appreciated by the Swedish audience, she touches subjects of loneliness with cynicism and black humour. After finishing her academic education, she has devoted her time to poetry. Born in Tierp (Uppland) in 1948, KRISTINA LUGN is a poet and dramatist. ...

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CARL LARSSON (1853/1919), SWEDISH PAINTER – When a woman become a turning point in a painter’s life

Oils, watercolors and frescoes to express pictures of calm daily life CARL LARSSON 1/3 – At the age of thirteen, he joined the Stockholm Royal Swedish Academy of Arts. Thanks to his talent, over the years, the timid boy, born in 1853, had become a central figure in his academy. A publisher published his books (written and illustrated) containing reproductions ...

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DIARIES OF ART – The South / East Australia

The charm of nature and amazement of human creativity Our Australian art itinerary starts at Cowaramup. The small town retains much of the character of its agricultural heritage, but has been rebuilt as a home to a wide range of typical local produce. https://www.margaretriver.com/towns/cowaramup/ You can enjoy a delicious meal in the Udderly Cafe. In this town in southwestern Australia, ...

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AUSTRALIAN SOUNDS – Tamborine Mountain Orchestra

When the Orchestra concert is on Tamborine Mountain The orchestra exists since 1974, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtvMuXkcnAU when a group of enthusiasts conducted fund-raising activities to bring a orchestra into being. Their aim? Enjoy music, with others perform public concerts. If you can read the score or play an instrument, you can join TAMBORINE MOUNTAIN ORCHESTRA. From 7pm-9pm, they meet on Wednesday evenings ...

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THE HOUSE AT RIVERTON – Novel by Kate Morton

Gothic elements with mystery elements Her novels have been published in 31 states. She is very attracted to contemporary novels combining Gothic elements with mystery elements. Born in Queensland (South Australia) in 1976, KATE MORTON is an bestselling Australian writer of novels (A Faraway Madness, The Garden of Secrets). Her familly moved many times until they settled on Tamborine Mountain, ...

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ALL THINGS CONSPIRE – Judith Wright

The poet of Mount Tamborine She was the second Australian woman, who received the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. Her first book of poetry “The Moving Image” was published in 1946. JUDITH WRIGHT was born in Armidale (New South Wales), spent her youth in Brisbane and Sydney, becoming extremely interested in Aboriginal reality. She has written numerous poems and letters ...

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PERCY TREZISE (1923/2005), AUSTRALIAN PAINTER

One man’s passion for Rock Art PERCY TREZISE 1/3 – He was a painter and writer, historian and documenter of Aboriginal rock art. He was born in Tallangatta (Victoria) in 1923 and is associated with Far North Queensland and the rock art galleries of the Cape York Peninsula. He attended a bush school and his interest in Aboriginal people began, ...

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DONALD FRIEND (1915/1989), AUSTRALIAN PAINTER – The Duke of Bali

Driven by the feeling of the insufficiency of life DONALD FRIEND 1/3 – Born in Sydney in 1915, he was a mid 20th century painter, cartoonist and author. His diaries (he kept from the age of 13), show his determination to become an artist. At the age 17 he lived for some time with North Queensland family, beginning a series ...

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ROUTES OF ART – The West American Creative Men

From the Atlantic coast to the American Old West Our art itinerary begins in Florida, where painter DAVID YORKE enjoyed expressing himself through design and craftsmanship. He studied Advertising Graphics at the University of Florida, but his interest in the American West started shortly after graduation, during a trip across several Southwestern states. To buy one of his paintings, you ...

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AMERICAN COWBOY SONGS

Old ballads sung along the way Musically directly related to the old English, Scottish and Irish folk ballads, Western music celebrates the life of the cowboy on the prairies of Western North America. Western music is a form of country music, composed by and about the people, who settled and worked throughout the Western United States. For the vast majority ...

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