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KG Nilson 2012. Photo: No WaIT AB
 


"My art is a personal commentary
on my perception of space and time:
fears, desires and pious hopes.
Reduction and polishing my means of expression
are the tools required."

K G Nilson




Biography

1942 K G Nilson was born in Falun, Sweden
1961 Valand School of Fine Art Göteborg university, Gothenburg, Sweden
1962 Atelier 17, Paris, France
1963-68 Studies at The Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm. At the same time, he studied aesthetics, and the history of art and literature at the University of Uppsala, where he was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1966.
1972-83 He taught theory of colour at the Swedish National College of Art and Design in Stockholm, Sweden.
1983-93 Professor of Graphic Art at The Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm

 


 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2012 Konstnärshuset, Stockholm (presentation in Swedish)
2011 Norrtälje konsthall, Sweden
Karlskrona konsthall, Sweden
Bästekille konsthall, Sweden
2010

Galerie Bel´Art i Stockholm, Sweden
Grafik i Väst, Gothenburg, Sweden

2009

Höganäs museum, Sweden
Brösarp konsthall, Sweden
Bästekille konsthall, Kivik, Sweden
Gerlesborgsskolan i Bohuslän, Sweden
Lövstabruk, Sweden

2008

Galerie Leger i Malmö, Sweden
New York, USA

2007

Galerie Bel´Art, Stockholm, Sweden
Galleri Max, Ystad, Sweden
Galleri Valfisken, Simrishamn, Sweden

2006 Landskrona Art Hall, Sweden
Åmell Gallery, London, UK
The Art Hall in Tidaholm, Sweden
2005 Galleri Leger, Malmö Sweden
The Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden
The Art Hall in Luleå, Sweden
The Art Hall in Bästekille, Kivik, Sweden
Galerie Bel´Art, Stockholm, Sweden
2004 The Art Hall in Luleå, Sweden
Galleri Astley, Uttersberg, Sweden
"BOMBAT" Swedish Printmakers´ Association, Stockholm
2003 Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden
Galerie Emilia Suciu, Ettlingen, Germany
The Art Hall in Hishult, Sweden
Skövde Museum of Art
2002

"War and Peace", Västerås Museum of Art, Sweden

2001 Gothenburg "War games", Sweden
The First Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Östersund´s Art Club
2000 Galleri Emilia Suciu, Ettingen, Germany
1999 Retrospective exhibition, Liljevalch´s Art Hall, Stockholm
1998 Museum Historii Miasta´Lodz, Poland
Rådhuset in Brande, Denmark
1995 Kreiskrankenhaus, Pinneberg, Germany
1994 Galerie Atles Rathaus, Inzlingen, Germany
1992 Astley Gallery, Seattle, U.S.A.
1991 Ersgard Gallery, Santa Monica, U.S.A.
Galerie Leger, Bryssel, Belgium
Galleri Astley, Uttersberg, Sweden
1990 Thielska Galleriet, Stockholm, Sweden
1989 Nordiskt Ministerråd, Copenhagen, Denmark
1987 Saga Gallery, London, UK
1985 Galeri Artek, Helsinki, Finland
1980 Centre Culturel Suédois, Paris, France
1978 Rosenthal, Selb, Germany (together with Eric H. Olson)

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011 Grafikens hus, Mariefred, Sweden
Konstgalleriet Hälleforsnäs, Sweden
2010 Graphic Society's 100 years anniversary exhibition at
The Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden
2008

Bästekille konsthall, Kivik, Sweden
Konstnärshuset, Stockholm, Sweden

2007 Bästekille konsthall, Sweden
Galleri Helle Knudsen, Stockholm, Sweden
2006 "Colour only", Gothenburg Musem of Art
"The Sea" Galleri Oijens, Sweden
2005 Bornholm´s Kunstmuseum, Denmark
1999 "Art from Dalarna, Sweden", Kimberley, South Africa
1998 "Pro Baltica", Torún, Poland
1993 Travelling exhibition arranged by Gärsnäs Möbler AB in Tokyo, Osaka and Kobe (Japan)
1991 "7 contemporary Swedes", Galerie Leger, Brussels, Belgium
1988 "Schwedenausstellung", Berenberg Bank, Hamburg, Germany
1977 "Arte sueco contemporaneo", Modern Museum, Mexico City, Mexico

 

Selected Public Collections

Finland Amos Andersons Museum of Art, Helsinki
The City Art Museum, Helsinki
France Musée du dessin et de léstampe originale, Gravelines
Germany Kupferstichkabinett, Dresden
Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt
Great Britain The British Museum, London
Poland Museum of Art in Torún
Muzeum Sztuki w Lodzi, Lodz
Muzeum Historii Miasta Lodzi, Lodz
Sweden

Beijer Collection, Gerard Bonnier´s collection, Convector
Gothenburg Museum of Art, Gothenburg
Malmö Museum of Art, Malmö
Stockholm Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm
The National Swedish Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm
Sundsvall Museum of Art, Sundsvall


 

The Artist of the Quarter - Enjoy Scandinavian Art

KG Nilson - The artist of the Quarter from December 2000 until February 2001, pictures from the studio


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