Biography 1

Astri Bergman Taube

Sculptor, illustrator, designer, painter (watercolor)
1916 - Technical School (now Konstfack), Sigrid Blomberg's sculpture school, Wilhelmson's painting school.
1920 l'Académie de la Grand-Chaumière and Académie Colarossi, Paris. 1921-25 Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm

Some sculptures in a public environment - Selma Lagerlöf, Bjuv's library, Female figure with cross and torch, Östra kyrkogården, Göteborg, Lisebergsapplåden, The clown sculpture "Charlie Rivel" and portraits of Evert Taube, Liseberg, Gosse med lyra, Norra kyrkogården, Stockholm, Gosse med fiskar , Falkenberg and Ulleråker hospitals, Uppsala and Elsa Borg, Vitabergsparken in Stockholm.
Ceiling decoration for the cinema Rio, now the Folkoperan on Hornsgatan in Stockholm.

Exhibitions together with Evert Taube (selection) - Gummesons konsthall (1925) and Josefssons konsthall, Stockholm (1932), Ljungby konstförening (1954), Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, Stockholm (1971-72), God Konst (1972) and Nya Galleri Apella ( 1975) Gothenburg.

During the years 1974-1980, she made almost thirty solo exhibitions at Gröna Lund, Rottneros, Vetlanda Museum, Liseberg, Galleri Apella, Strängnäs, Falun and Stockholm, Trägårn in Gothenburg, Galleri Trekanten, Sigtuna and Eklunds konstgalleri in Umeå. She has also exhibited with other artists, including Einar Nerman at Galleri KAP in Helsingborg in 1978.
Astri Bergman Taube's lithographs were shown at Galleri Pictor, Gothenburg in 1984 and 1991. In 2006, an exhibition was made at the Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg with sculptures, portraits, designed works and watercolors. In 2009, Galleri Pictor in Munka Ljungby made an exhibition with lithographs and watercolors.

She is represented with works at the Moderna Museet and Kungl. the coin cabinet in Stockholm, the Swedish state's portrait collection at Gripsholm Castle and at the Royal Coin and Medal Collection in Copenhagen.
In 2008 came the book "Astri Bergman Taube - an artist's life"
written by Pia Schmidt de Graaf and with photo by Håkan Berg.
Warne Förlag, Sävedalen.


See also Biography 2

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