Max Gregor Carlsson 1914-1996
Max Gregor Carlsson was born in Malmö in 1914. He was a Swedish painter and designer.
Carlsson studied at the Skåne painting school (Skånska Måalarskolan) in Malmö between 1945 and 1946 (The Skåne painting school was southern Sweden's oldest art school, founded in 1925 by the silversmith Marta af Ekenstam (1880-1939). It closed in 1988). In 1953 Carlsson travelled to Paris to study under the French sculptor, painter, teacher and writer André Lhote (1885-1962).
Carlsson exhibited at the Forumhallen Malmö (1951), Hörby Konstförening (1953), SDS-hallen Malmö (1956), at the Stockholm Salon (Stockholmssalongen) from 1958, Limhamns Konstförening (Art Association) and the Ystad museum (1959), the Swedish Public Art Society (Sveriges Allmänna Konstförening) between 1956 and 1967 and the Ängelholm Art Association (1964).
Carlsson was awarded the Skåne Art Association (Skånes Konstförenings Stipendiat) scholarship in 1965. Examples of Carlsson's works are held in the collections of the Malmö and Eskilstuna museums.
Carlsson died in 1996, aged 82.