Thomas Dellert Dellacroix
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|Thomas Dellert Dellacroix|
Thomas Dellert in Les Miserables 1990
12 July 1953|
|Education||Calle Flygare Teaterskola, Royal Swedish Opera, Royal Dramatic Theatre, Confidencen Royal Court Theatre, The Rocky Horror Picture Show|
|Known for||Conceptual art, Painting, Collage, Installation art, Photography, Short film, Ready mades, Music|
|Movement||Contemporary art, pop art, punk rock, crooner, anti-war movement|
Thomas Dellert-Bergh also known as Thomas Dellacroix and Tommy Dollar (born 12 July 1953) is a Swedish multimedia artist, painter, actor, singer, songwriter, poet, film maker, director, photographer, theater costume designer, and set designer.
As a contemporary visual artist he has had over 100 International exhibitions during the last 30 years. He is represented in collections like The Absolut Vodka Collection, The Heinz collection and in several museums, like the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Death and fame is a central theme in Dellert's works, and he uses irony and humor mixed with horror as one of his main tools. His work has a strong humanistic approach,and he works with strong images to show the horrors of war and genocide.
As an Actor
Dellert's stage debut (as Thotte Dellert) was in Lars Jacob's cabaret show AlexCab at Stockholm's Alexandra's nightclub in 1975, where Svenska Dagbladet singled out one of Dellert's songs (a Swedish version of Angel Eyes) as the show's best number. That show with Dellert in it was also successful in Gothenburg.
As a musical artist
Contemporary fine art
As an art photographer, he has had as well over 50 international exhibits in museums and galleries, as many international art photography magazine covers, and extensive reportage.
Contemporary, it feels both visually and meaningfully wise. It is an art form on the borderline between reality and illusion." Jan Almlöf, editor in chief of PHOTO (Foto) Scandinavia
Selected Exhibitions 1981-2011
Around 100 exhibitions took place around the globe from 1981-2011 in e.g. New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Paris, London, Berlin, Frankfurt, Barcelona, Stockholm…
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- "Famous Swedes' Exhibit Draws Swedish Royalty". Palm Beach Daily News. March 30, 1986. Retrieved 25 June 2012.
- Strouk, Marcel (2007). X-Posed. Paris: Galerie Rive Gauche. ISBN 978-2-35532-014-9.
- Zafman, Deborah (2007). is art dead? conceptual terrorism and sabotage art. Paris: galerie deborah zafman. p. 80.
- Mann, James (2004). Peace Signs: The Anti-War Movement Illustrated. Edition Olms. p. 208. ISBN 978-8181580092.
- S., L. (April 2003). "Dóna una oportunitat a la pau". Diari De Terrassa (10th April 2003).
- Re: Lisbeth Borger-Bendegard (Sept. 14 1975 p. 20) Svenska Dagbladet's section I vimlet
- Pseud. Lasse (Nov. 21 1975) Göteborgs-Tidningen (Gothenburg) p 16
- "Swedish Cast "Les Misérables" 1990". Retrieved July 5, 2012.
- Qudiz, Barbara (Winter 2003). "Thomas Dellacroix and Agnieszka Dellfina". Eyemazing (1): Cover, 40–51. ISSN 1572-3119.
- Almlöf, Jan (2006). Illusion. Art Photography 2001-06. Göteborg: Gallery Fahlnaes. ISBN 2-35237-006-X.
- IMDB. "Kjerstin Dellert". IMDB. Retrieved June 26, 2012.