Evert Lundquist

1904 – 1994

Evert Lundquist was born in Stockholm 1904, where he lived and worked until his death in 1994.

Lundquist got his education at Carl Wilhelmson’s art school, Académie Julien in Paris, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, where he was also a professor between 1960 and 1970.

Evert Lundquist has shaped 20th-century Swedish art as a painter and as a teacher. His first public recognition as a young artist through an exhibition in 1934 at Stockholm’s Konstnärshuset (the Artist’s House) was followed by a mid-career retrospective of his work in 1944 at the Academy of Art, the latter regarded as his breakthrough moment. During the following decades Lundquist’s work was widely shown in Sweden, but also across Europe and North and South America.

Lundquists art can be found in collections such as Tate Gallery, London; Nationalmuseum, Stockholm; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; The Gothenburg Museum of Art; Norrköpings konstmuseum; and Malmö Art museum.

Photo: Copyright © Evert Lundquists Ateljémuseum.