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THOR-LEIF STRINDBERG
S 57138 Nńssj÷, - Sweden



, 021031 9, Abstract, Sold
, No Title, Abstract, $315
, No Title 020503 5, Abstract, Sold

Art Starting At $1,155

Artist Statement

During the last years, I have moved more and more towards the abstract art. When searching for new roads in a strange territory, you always make new discoveries, and I have found a mode of expression that enables me to tell the observer a lot more than by depicting nature and the human form. A distinct, detailed subject can easily become an obstacle to communication by prevailing in the eyes of the beholder. In my abstract paintings I can transform thoughts and impressions directly into colors and shades, textures and brush strokes, like grooves on an old record. Neither do the paintings carry any titles, since I believe that this might limit the experience, because the beholder would consciously or unconsciously look for definite, well known shapes in the picture. So when something is depicted in my paintings, it is always something very simple. Like bowls. And cups. And plates. Plain and ordinary things that we all recognize - things that can easily give up their natural roles as utility goods and turn into picture elements with a new purpose and function as carriers and conveyors of memories, dreams, feelings. People often ask me about the texts in my paintings. The simple answer is that they can be anything - recollections, impressions, ideas, poems, lyrics - but they are always in some way connected to the process that takes place inside of me when I create my paintings. You could call it a kind of mental diary notes that take a visible form ...

Original Artworks (7)

Thor-Leif Strindberg; shore at the island of ├ľland, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic, 31 x 47 inches.
Thor-Leif Strindberg
Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
31 x 47 inches (78.7 x 119.4 cm)
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Thor-Leif Strindberg; lake v├Ąttern at borghamn, 2017, Original Painting Oil, 31 x 23 inches.
Thor-Leif Strindberg
Original Oil Painting, 2017
31 x 23 inches (78.7 x 58.4 cm)
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Thor-Leif Strindberg; girl in dress, 2016, Original Mixed Media, 15 x 18 inches.
Thor-Leif Strindberg
Original Mixed Media, 2016
15 x 18 inches (38.1 x 45.7 cm)
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Thor-Leif Strindberg; No title 021025 8, 2002, Original Painting Other, 22 x 27 cm.
Thor-Leif Strindberg
Original Other Painting, 2002
22 x 27 cm (8.7 x 10.6 inches)
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Thor-Leif Strindberg; 021031 9, 2002, Original Painting Other, 22 x 27 inches.
Thor-Leif Strindberg
Original Other Painting, 2002
22 x 27 inches (55.9 x 68.6 cm)
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Thor-Leif Strindberg; No title, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 22 x 27 cm.
Thor-Leif Strindberg
Original Oil Painting, 2002
22 x 27 cm (8.7 x 10.6 inches)
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Thor-Leif Strindberg; No title 020503 5, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 22 x 27 cm.
Thor-Leif Strindberg
Original Oil Painting, 2002
22 x 27 cm (8.7 x 10.6 inches)
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