Kaj Stenvall

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Kaj Stenvall Christian (b. December 25, 1951 Tampere, Finland) is a Finnish painter who is known for receiving inspiration from Disney's Donald Duck.

Stenvalls family was bilingual with his father Kaj Stenvall spoke Swedish and Finnish with her mother. Stenvall started school in 1958 in Tampere Svenska folkskolan on. In 1969, he began seriously drawing and oil painting. at the end of the 1960s, the paintings Stenvall applied for the synthesis of pop art and surrealism between. Central school is fermented Stenvall's early drawings reflected the impact of his erstwhile suosikkitaiteilijoidensa the trench and Kimmo Raimo Kanerva. He also admired the American Pop Art and especially Roy Lichtenstein.

In 1971 Stenvall graduated from Svenska Coeducational School in Tampere. He designed the interior architect studies, but after receiving the award in two series of young Finland-Sweden Culture in Gothenburg international matches, he decided to invest in the visual arts. In the same year he began his studies at the Turku Art Society's Drawing School, where he studied under the direction of Vieno Orre.

Stenvall painted, among other things, the sophisticated works of socialist realism, which was filmed people at work. He received the National Art Award in 1972. He graduated in 1974. From 1975 to 1982 Stenvall took part in many group exhibitions and held solo exhibitions include Art Salon Husa in Tampere and Helsinki gallery Hörhammer. Stenvall also had two photo exhibitions in the 1980s.

In 1989 Stenvall made the first experiment to combine the comic and traditional oil painting by painting a series of screen with Mickey Mouse and Goofy Hoposta but soon moved to the duck character pair.

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