Kurt Lindon 1910-1985

Kurt Lindon was born in Stockholm on 20th August 1910. He was a Swedish Painter and Graphic Designer

Self-taught, Lindon travelled to France (1949) and Norway (1951)

In 1942 Lindon was one of the first artists to exhibit at Elsa Lindström's 'Modern Konst i Hemmiljö' (Modern art in the home) in Storgatan 48, Stockholm. Established in 1939, the salon exhibited the work of young artists for almost 70 years. Lindon exhibited here again in 1944. Other exhibitions include Borås Art Gallery (1946); Boden and Piteå (1947); Hälsinglands Museum (1948); Katrineholm (1949); Falu Konsthall (1952); Norrköping (1952); Konstnärshuset, Stockholm (1954); Lorensbergs Konstalong, Gothenburg (1954); Konstgalleriet, Västerås (1954) and Landskrona (1956). Group exhibitions include Sweden's Art Association (Sveriges Allmänna Konstförening) from 1939; Lilla Galleriets, Stockholm from 1945 and 'Ungar Målare', Karlshamn (1946)

Examples of Kurt Lindon's works are held in the collections of Moderna Museet, Stockholm and art museums in Gothenburg, Norrköping, Linköping, Östersund and Borås.

Kurt Lindon died in Stockholm on 25th April 1985, aged 74.

Kurt Lindon