Collection: PG Thelander

Artist with Varied Creativity

PG Thelander, the versatile Swedish artist, masters the various techniques of art such as painting, sculpture and graphics with a skill that has gained international attention. His artistic expression is so unique and characteristic that no viewer can remain unmoved. With a playful twinkle in his eye, he combines motifs from classical art with his own thoughts and creates images that provoke thoughts and feelings.

Thelander's copper graphics have been particularly highlighted, and his artistic language allows the viewer to explore new ideas. He playfully lets irrelevant objects appear in seemingly ordinary scenes, creating surprising images where nuts, screws, eyelets, plasters, strips of wallpaper and more adorn penguins, turtles, ostriches and frogs. Blue cubes, orange carrots and spotted fly agarics also take place in his imaginative works. Thelander also introduced a small, helpless figure that appears in his pictures since the 1970s, a paraphrase of Jean Dubuffet's portrait of Henri Calet, who serves as his alter ego.

PG Thelander creates works of art imbued with humor and playfulness, and his artistic vision is extremely multifaceted and limitless.


Art Department 1953-1959
Royal Academy of Arts 1959-1964


Lars Bohman Gallery Stockholm
Gallery Astley, Uttersberg
Uppsala Art Museum
Borstahusen Art Gallery
Wide Museum
Lidköping Art Gallery
County Museum, Örebro
Graphics House, Mariefred
Karlskrona Art Gallery
Krapperups Art Gallery
Kabusa Art Gallery
Sölvesborg Art Gallery
Mora Culture House
Galerie Bruno Delarue, Paris
Eskilstuna Museum
Gallery Aronowitsch, Stockholm
Enköping Art Gallery
Sörmland Art Museum
Gallery Astley, Uttersberg
Stadsgalleriet, Halmstad
Waldemarsudde, Stockholm
Art Museum, Trelleborg
Gustavianum, Uppsala
Myntkabinettet, Stockholm
The mill, Söderhamn
Konstnärshuset, Stockholm
Gallery Uddenberg, Gothenburg


He is represented in addition to all major museums in Sweden and several in the Nordics in London, Paris, Dresden, Mexico City, New York and San Francisco.