Carl Fredrik Reutersward
(1934 - 2016)
Carl Fredrik Reutersward was active/lived in Sweden, France. Carl Reutersward is known for peace symbol sculpture, geometric abstract painting, conceptual art.
Biography Carl Fredrik Reutersward
Following is The New York Times obituary of Carl Reutersward.
"Carl Fredrik Reutersward, Known for Knotted-Gun Sculpture, Dies at 81"
By Daniel E. Slotnik, May 4, 2016
Carl Fredrik Reutersward, a whimsical Swedish artist whose sculpture of a pistol with a knotted barrel became an international symbol of peace, died on Tuesday in Helsingborg, Sweden. He was 81.
Thomas Millroth, a friend and board member of the Carl Fredrik Reutersward Art Foundation, said that he died in a hospital, where he had been taken about a week ago for treatment of pneumonia.
Mr. Reutersward did not conform to any particular art movement. He painted riotous geometric abstracts, reminiscent of Miró or Kandinsky, and made often hum
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