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HANS DAHL (1849/1937), NORWEGIAN PAINTER

sun and smiling people in national costume HANS DAHL 1/3 – His talent was evident already when he was 16, but was after the military service he received artistic education. He was educated to become an official and became a lieutenant in 1871. His first performance was held in Düsseldorf in 1876. The painter, who from 1888 lived in Germany. ...

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SWEDEN DIARIES – Making road, along with four special people

Listening to music, exploring places and people In Sweden, our art route begins on a cable car and ends with a look to Sweedish cuisine. We can know better this nation through creativity of four people, who were born here, discovering places and paintings, listening to music, but also browsing a poetry book and reading a novel. The Norsjö Aerial ...

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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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ANDERS ZORN (1860/1920), SWEDISH PAINTER – When it comes to the skills that need to capture the light and colors

Bequally equally skillful in watercolor, oil and etching ANDERS ZORN 1/3 – He was one of the most prominent Swedish artists, painter and sculptor, best known for his nude studies and portraits (especially of the common and working class). He was born in 1860 in Mora to a young unmarried peasant woman and his life was not easy, because he ...

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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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ART ITINERARIES OF IMAGES – Australian journey

Australian journey 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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