About the Book
This book presents the new watercolour series " Now - Then " - 2012.
The book contains 53 paintings. Texts in English. 120 pages. All paintings are made in the South of France, in the Luberon area, for exhibitions in France and the Nordic countries.
Visual artist, painter, engraver, photographer. Born 1950 in Lysekil, Sweden. With a remarkable power of observation, the Swedish artist Bertil Hansson focuses his sight onto the most insignificant detail and lifts it out of its place in the entire context. He charges it with magic and space whether the technique is painting, graphic arts or, as is his latest passion, photography. With great intensity he also absorbs the surrounding and transforms reality into abstraction in a way that makes his pictures stand out as familiar for us. This is intensified by the associations they give to different directions in art history. His artistic career has developed rapidly ever since the new millennium when he moved to the south of France and settled in the village of Goult. Since then his artistic desire has felt no constraints and his productivity has grown impressively. He is now in great demand from Scandinavian art galleries and is making several exhibitions every year.