Lars Englund

1933 · Sweden

Artist biography

Lars Englund is a contemporary artist considered well established, who was born and brought up in Sweden. Lars Englund was born in 1933. Some of the artist's contemporarie that are from the same generation and country include Bengt Lindström, Torsten Andersson, Birgit Skiöld, Claes Oldenburg and Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Lars Englund is represented and exhibited by two galleries. These are Galeria Foksal in Warsaw, Poland and Bohman Knäpper in Stockholm, Sweden. Lars Englund's work are at the moment exhibiting at at Bohman Knäpper in Stockholm with the exhibition Spring Show (18 March 2020 - 18 April 2020). Lars Englund's work has also been exhibited during the Group exhibition exhibition at Bohman Knäpper in Stockholm, Sweden (20 February 2020 - 14 March 2020).

Further Biographical Context for Lars Englund

Lars Englund was born in 1933 and was largely inspired by the 1950s. In the Post-War period the lens of modernism was focused, in terms of internationally, on developments in New York City. The Second World War had brought many leading artists to the city in exile from Europe, leading to a significant pooling of talent and ideas. Important Europeans that came to New York and provided inspiration for American artists included Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann, who between them set the grounds for much of the United States’ significant cultural growth in the subsequent decades. Influential artists of the Abstract Expressionist Generation included Jackson Pollock (who innovated his famed drip, splatter and pour painting techniques), Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. It was a male dominated environment, but necessary revisionism of this period has emphasised the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Lars Englund

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