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Helena Blomqvist

Misty Mountain Quartet / Moon River / The Arctic Ocean


May 5–August 12, 2017

Helena Blomqvist
Moon River, 2017
95 x 120 cm / 37.4 x 47.24 inches
Edition of 6 + 2 AP
Helena Blomqvist
Misty mountain quartet, 2017
94 x 120 cm / 37 x 47.24 incehs
Edition of 6 + 2 AP
Helena Blomqvist
The Arctic Ocean, 2017
90 x 120 cm / 35.43 x 47.24 inches
Edition of 6 + 2 AP

Press Release


Studio: Helena Blomqvist

Misty Mountain Quartet / Moon River / The Arctic Ocean

Galerie Forsblom, May 5 – August 12, 2017

Opening with the artist in attendance on May 4 between 5 pm – 7 pm


In the photographs of Helena Blomqvist a staged reality intertwines with

dreamlike scenaries and mythical storytelling. As a part of the commission for

the new Karolinska University Hospital, the largest comission for public art in

modern Swedish time, Blomqvist has created three works that Galerie Forsblom

has the great pleasure to present in a studio exhibition.


Helena Blomqvist was born in 1975 in Smedjebacken, Dalarna, Sweden and

lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden. Blomqvist graduated from the School of

Photography and Film, Göteborg, Sweden. Solo-exhibitions include Lars

Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden, 2017; Trelleborgs Museum, Trelleborg,

Sweden, 2015; Skelefteå konsthall, Skelefteå, Sweden, 2013; Bror Hjorts Hus,

Stockholm, Sweden, 2013; Fotografiska, Stockholm, Sweden, 2012; Sandgrund,

Karlstad, Sweden, 2012; Wagner+Partner Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2008,

Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 2007. Works by Helena Blomqvist are

included in the collections of Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden; the

Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg, Sweden and at Borås Konstmuseum,

Borås, Sweden.

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