bo alström
images where abstraction and representation collide, interact, and harmonize
light of byzantion


Bo Alström is a history painter, a uniquely modern representative of an age-old tradition.
At the same time, he is a philosophical and profoundly intuitive modern artist.


nordic light
He empathizes with the experiences of people in distant times and places
while maintaining a highly-calibrated sensitivity to color, form, and composition.
sailing ships
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Alström’s curiosity about human character and motivation, about past events, and about the world in which he lives finds expression in
exhilerating images where abstraction and representation and description and imagination collide, interact, and harmonize.
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