Hannah Ryggen: A Retrospective

Woven Histories, Hannah Ryggen’s new exhibition at Modern Art Oxford, showcases impressive works from across the lifetime of the Swedish artist in this first major exhibition of her work in the UK. On display are an early painted self-portrait, which dates from 1914, a short video and timeline of Ryggen’s life, and 15 of her […]

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Swede dreams are made of this

Having spent most of my childhood despising my parents for what I saw as the forgivable double-sin of a) not being Swedish and b) not having, on realising a) immediately emigrated to a utopic Swedish city to safeguard the future happiness and bilingualism of their offspring I decided something needed to change. Would my three […]

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