Swedish Art Across The U.S.

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Swedish Art Across The U.S.

On a recent quiet Saturday stroll through a local art museum, we got to thinking about the world of Swedish fine artists. We’ve talked a lot about the performing arts, but what about the visual arts? We pulled together a few Swedish artists and where you can find some of their works on display across the States.

Painting

Adolph Ulrich Wertmüller
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Portrait of George Washington
1794
Oil on canvas

Anders Zorn
Minnesota Institute of Art (Minneapolis)
The Girl from Älvdalen
1911
Oil on canvas

Sculpture

Kent Ullberg
16th and Dodge streets, Omaha, Neb.
Spirit of Nebraska’s Wilderness
2002-09
Bronze, stainless steel

Carl Milles
Art Institute of Chicago
Triton Fountain
1926
Bronze

Craft

Nils Emil Lundström
The Met (New York City)
Vase
1900-03
Hard-paste porcelain

Helena Hernmarck
Minnesota Institute of Art (Minneapolis)
Sun Worshippers
1964
Wool, tapestry weave

Photography

Swedish art in the U.S.

Anneè Olofsson
Hirshhorn (Washington, D.C.)
We’re Not The Ones We Used To Be
1994
Chromogenic print mounted on board

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