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MY FATHER. CARL KÖHLER

The reason I started this project in January 2007 — spreading the word about my father and his art — was because of the lack of interest in Sweden when my father passed away.

TIMELESS PORTRAITS

The true definition of creativity is “the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, interpretations, etc.

EVOCATIVE "AUTHOR PORTRAITS"

Many artists allude to their inspirations in their works, and it is no different for artist Carl Kohler, who dedicated his life’s work to paying respect to his inspirations with his neo-modernist “Author Portraits”.

COMPOSER PORTRAITS

The works of neo-Modernist painter Carl Köhler (1919-2006) have been exhibited in a number of American and European locations in recent years, thanks to the efforts of his son, Henry.

THE “BEYOND WORDS: AUTHOR PORTRAITS”

The “Beyond Words: Author Portraits” traveling exhibit by the late Swedish artist and sculptor Carl Köhler is not housed in a trendy gallery or abandoned Wicker Park storefront.

THE WORK OF CARL KÖHLER

Once you have seen the astonishingly evocative portraits of the neo-Modernist painter Carl Köhler (1919-2006), you will wonder how he died relatively unknown outside of his native Sweden.

DANCING ON HOT BRICKS

“And I know that I must go on doing this dance on hot bricks till I die.”
Essay By Maureen E. Mulvihill: Dancing On Hot Bricks – Virginia Woolf in 1941 by Carl Köhler (1919-2006).

INTERVIEWS WITH @MettaWorldPeace

Mwp: What about your father’s art do you like the most?
Henry: Well I really like that he saw the inner-person/visages when he portrayed authors and others. Also his beautiful lines Dance/Female artworks.

THE DALLAS PUBLIC LIBRARY

Dallas Public Library and Henry Köhler Present Authorized Digital Prints of Swedish Painter Carl Köhler at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library through August, 2013.

LAUREL ZUCKERMAN'S PARIS WEBLOG

I found myself inspired by Henry Kohler’s quest. His father, a Swedish artist with a talent for creating evocative portraits of famous writers, had recently died, and Henry was using social media to tell the world about Carl Kohler’s art.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Carl Kohler at Regenstein Library. University of Chicago’s main library isn’t typically a visual arts destination. But thanks to the efforts of Henry Kohler, son of Swedish neo-modernist artist Carl Kohler…

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS

It’s an all-too-familiar story in the worlds of art, literature and music: Artists toil in obscurity for years, never being recognized for the work they create. Until, of course, they’re gone, when everyone suddenly takes notice.

LE PEINTRE CARL KÖHLER INSPIRÉ PAR LA LITTÉRATURE

La bibliothèque Robarts, de l’Université de Toronto accueille jusqu’au 14 mars les travaux de Carl Köhler, un artiste suédois passionné de littérature qui a croqué près d’une centaine d’auteurs.

JEAN-COSME DELALOYE

Carl Köhler, un peintre suédois qui a dessiné les grands auteurs français, dont Alfred Jary et Guillaume Apollinaire, est exposé à Brooklyn jusqu’au 4 avril prochain.

MY LATE FATHER'S TIME IN PARIS

I wanted to share with Culturethèque my late father’s Paris years. He went to the Swedish Royal Art Academy 1945-1950 and when he graduated he achieved several large state scholarships where he travelled to Egypt, France, Spain.

CLAUDE SIMON, ICONOGRAPHIE

Mon père aimait beaucoup la France, il a été inspiré par l’art visuel français et par les figures de la littérature française. Il a étudié à l’Académie de la Grande Chaumière en 1952-1953.

RUTH MILLINGTON

In recent years Carl Köhler (1919 – 2006) has gained recognition, particularly for his psychologically charged portraits of distinguished writers, artists, composers and musicians…

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