Exciting things are happening

I have recently been included in an exclusive group of artists who are working with Artwork International of Santa Fe, New Mexico. They are working hard to promote my name and my art and all I can do is to increase my time in the studio and work on new pieces. Here is a pretty ambitious painting that I have been working on for some time. It will have to rest some time, I need distance in order to see with clear eyes. Oil on plywood, 80 x 60 cm / 31.5″ x 23.5″. What is the story? Who knows…?

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Things are indeed happening

Even though it has been awhile since I posted something new, I am very active in the studio. I have made eight new landscape paintings, 24 x 66 cm. And I am starting an exciting cooperation with Artwork International. More about that later. For now, here is just a snapshot from the studio.

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Finally something new

After a quiet period, not without activity, I am ready to show a brand new piece. Oil on birch plywood, 120 x 80 cm (47″ x 31.5″). The Endless Search for Happiness.

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Kulturhotellet Helsingborg

Saturday August 31 at 2 in the afternoon my exhibition at Kulturhotellet in Helsingborg opens. Welcome!!

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Utter simplicity?

I have been working on a couple of series of very “simple” paintings. Since I am working with the plywood grain, I am trying to keep it simple and it takes self discipline to stop and not overdo it. These three paintings are 24 x 16 cm each. For now I call them Horizons.

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What should I call the show?

I am working on a few pieces to take back with me for the August show in Helsingborg. These pieces are indicating times gone by.

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How can it be so hard?

My third diptych is in the works, but it is taking time. I have rarely struggled so much with a piece as this one…? This morning it looked horrible, scary. Let it rest for a while.

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Slow progress

Even though I am not updating my site so frequently, I am working and preparing. I had to make a temporary frame since I need to be able to take these artworks apart to bring them back to Sweden for my August exhibition in Helsingborg.

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Working on new stuff

Back in Santa Fe and my wonderful studio. After having pulled a lot of weeds I am now busy working on new ideas. I have worked on a couple of new steel pieces and I have painted quite a bit. This is a diptych I am currently working on. Each part is 38 x 30 cm.

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