CERAMICS - Artist: Hans Hedberg
Hans Hedberg (1917-2007) was a Swedish sculptor who was best known for his large-scale ceramic works depicting eggs and fruit. Hedberg went on to study painting at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, and later focus on ceramics at the Instituto d’Art della Ceramica in Faenza, Italy. He would later collaborate with a number of important artists to help them create ceramic pieces, notably including Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger, and Henri Matisse. Hedberg lived in the south of France from 1949 until his death
Today, his works can be found in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the National Museum in Stockholm, and the Musée National de Ceramique in Sevres among others. Hedberg died in 2007 in Biot, France.
Hans Hedberg (1917-2007) for Biot, France, unique ceramic vase with glaze in blue-green shades.
Hans Hedberg (1917-2007), Sweden. Unique bowl in glazed ceramics from Hedberg's own workshop in Biot, Southern France. Beautiful speckled glaze in orange shades. 1980s.
Hans Hedberg (1917-2007), Sweden. Unique lidded jar in glazed ceramics from Hedberg's own workshop in Biot, Southern France. Beautiful speckled glaze in orange and light earth tones. 1980s.
Hans Hedberg (1917-2007) Swedish ceramist. Unique very large kidney shaped ceramic dish from Hedberg's own workshop in Biot, south of France, app. 1960 s.