Visual Poetry

Carl Fredrick Reuterswärd

Prix Nobel [PDF, 13.8mb] 1960.

Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd was born in Stockholm in 1934. His artistic career started already at the age of fourteen, and a few years later he set out for Paris and the Art School of Fernand Legér. He held his first exhibition in Paris in 1952. He returned to Sweden and studied from 1952 to 1955 at the Art Academy of Stockholm. A long period of study tours all over Europe then followed. For a few years Reuterswärd held a chair at the Stockholm Arts Academy, which he finally left to settle down in Bussigny in Switzerland in 1969.