(1917 - 2007)
Hans Hedberg was active/lived in Sweden. Hans Hedberg is known for sculpture, ceramics, painting.
Biography Hans Hedberg
Obituary. The Guardian (May 3,2007)
Swedish artist whose ceramic sculptures included eggs and giant fruit
The Swedish ceramicist Hans Hedberg, who has died in Cannes at the age of 89, swapped pottery tips with Picasso, taught Chagall, and was highly successful as an artist in his own right. He is most famous for his sculptures of immense, ripe fruits - a greengrocer's fantasy cast in clay and intensely coloured, as if picked from some surreal orchard of the imagination. They contrast with Hedberg's more disturbing creations - spiny, tentacled forms, apparently dragged from the depths of the sea.
Hedberg was born in Kopmanholmen, a small port close to Ornskoldsvik, almost 300 m
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