Bengt Lindström

Bengt Lindström: painter

Bengt Karl Erik Lindström (1925 — 2008) was a Swedish artist. He was one of Sweden’s best known contemporary artists with a characteristic style of distinct colors, often including contorted faces.

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Lindström was born in 1925 at Storsjö kapell, Härjedalen, Sweden. In 1944, he moved to Stockholm to study under the Swedish painter Isaac Grünewald.

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In 1948, he moved to Paris, where studied under the French painters André Lhote and Fernand Léger. He remained in France at Savigny sur Orge for the rest of his artistic career.

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He is also very well known for his outdoor decorations, such as mural paintings and colorful sculptures. One of his most famous sculptures is the massive Y-sculpture at Midlanda Airport north of Sundsvall, Sweden.

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After a colorful and very productive life, Lindström passed away peacefully at his home in in Sundsvall, Sweden at the age of 82, on January 29, 2008.

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More images of Bengt Lindström and his work:

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bengt_Lindstr%C3%B6m


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