Lars Swedenborg

 

As a draftsman, Swedenborg remains devoted to his imagery of nature. His gargantuan semi-abstract paintings of fruit and flowers are credited with merging process art with the still life tradition. While his works are fundamentally representational, their scale, palette, contrast, material, and cropping render them almost abstract. Although his still life’s share formal similarities of volume, texture and richness, that’s the way he works, when a flower is never just a flower and a fruit isn’t the organic shape that nature alone provides. All his works express the love to the world of nature.

Born 1970 in Uppsala, Sweden
1990 studied stage design at the Stockholm Theatre • 1993 Royal University College of fine arts in Stockholm • 1996 moving to Japan
Works and lives in Kobe, Japan
Exhibitions in Sweden, Japan, Canada, Germany and USA
Since 2006 represented by the Gallery Wild Zurich.

 

Lars SwedenborgBlack sky and green blossom

140 x 100 cm | acrylic on canvas

Lars SwedenborgBlack sky and fruits

140 x 100 cm | acrylic on canvas

Lars SwedenborgBlack sky and orchid, 2007

140 x 100 cm | acrylic on canvas

Lars SwedenborgOrganic scuplture, 2004

146 x 105 cm | acrylic on canvas

Lars SwedenborgSnowscape II

100 x 100 cm | acrylic on canvas