Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd

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Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd, fotographed by Erling Mandelmann in 1964.

Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd (born 1934), is a Swedish painter and sculptor.

He studied with Fernand Léger in Paris 1951 and was a professor of painting at The Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm 1965-1969. In 1974 he was a guest professor at Minneapolis School of Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota. In 1986 he was awarded the Prince Eugen Medal for painting. [1]

Reuterswärd is known for his sculpture showing a revolver tied in a knot, called Non violence, on display outside United Nations headquarters in New York. The same work is also in Berlin, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö, Lund, Borås, Caen and Kirchberg, Luxembourg.


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  1. ^ "List of recipients 1945-2007" (PDF). Royal Court of Sweden. Retrieved 15 February 2015.