VILDHÄSTAR (Wild horses)
The artist group “Der Blaue Reiter” was founded in the early 1900s, where the naive, the child’s art form, the dreams but above all the abstract expression got a lot of space. Frans Marc, August Macke, Wassily Kandinsky, Picasso and others participated actively during the period that the group existed.
Per Josephson has worked with the Wild horse as an artistic motif for many years. The abstract wild horse is the starting point and with the help of the viewer’s experience the final work of art is created.
Today the Wild horses are seen in many different designs and in different places. Permanently a herd of wild horses can be seen grazing and galloping freely in Tjolöholm castle park outside Gothenburg.
Artist Per Josephson (born 1971, relative of the 19th century artist Ernst Josephson) is a modern storyteller. He is known for art that travels in the digital world; he borrows, reuses and recycles materials, creating new and powerful visual entities. “I steal, sample, allow myself to be inspired by the great masters. This is the foundation of my art,” says Josephson, describing his unique style.
Josephson’s work is typically seen in public spaces and on the streets as well as in galleries etc. The Stockholm-born artist trained as an industrial designer and author, Josephson is Maximalist.