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Weekly update 16/52 Art around Stockholm

During our Easter break in Sweden we also managed to do some small cultural experiences in Stockholm 
At Sergels Torg in central Stockholm we saw "The Flag project " hundreds of colorful abstract flags made by teenagers hung across the square 

 Vasastan Stockholm where my mother lives has a new statue temporarily moved in 

at Vanadisplan in Vasastan we saw this this big sculpture Carlota by Jaume Plensa a very influential artist from Barcelona. His art are often found in public places. This face is made out of cast iron and the sculpture is 7 meters tall. The statue has only been lent to Stockholm city and will only be here temporarily. The picture is taken from the car on our way to the airport because although I was planning to have more time to see it and get better pictures out of it. 

Cheery blossoming in Kungsträdgården in central Stockholm is like a springtime kick-off for all the inhabitants in Stockholm. It is nearly like a religious moment reported by national media when the cheery trees are blossoming here. Filip found the mostly dried pond more interesting and managed to get himself wet running up and down in the little water which was there. 

Liljevahls Konsthall (art gallery) extension open the doors to the public earlier this year. The extension is called "Lilla" made by architectural company Wingårdh (Gert Wingårdh) and was the winner of an architect competition.  This extension gives the gallery extra 2,400 square metres with great light. 
Concrete facade and has 6860 embedded bottle bottoms in clear glas. Modern, great light and playful in a historical setting I would say. 
Me and Mila saw the exhibition Harald Lyth - Probabilities 

Filip run up to a man outside the restaurant Blå porten where we had lunch next to Liljevalchs konsthall and I was just gonna asking what he is doing walking up so close to a stranger when I realized it is a statue. The statue  "Standing man" made by the British sculptor Sean Henry who is famous for creating normal and very realistic people. 


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