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BJÖRK, Karl-Olov (<i>born</i> 1936), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BJÖRK, Karl-Olov (born 1936), Sculptor

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Swedish, 20th century, male.

Born 1936, in Linköping.


Björk started out studying industrial design before enrolling at the fine arts academy in Stockholm. His work consists mainly of monumental rounded, bulbous sculptures destined for architectural settings; because of their playful character, they are often to be found in schools and hospitals. He exhibited sculptures in plastic at the 1965 Paris Biennale. His first solo exhibition in France was

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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