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Hans-Olof Boström

Hans-Olof Boström, Swedish art historian, educator. Fellow, Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbuttel, Germany, 1990; Research fellow, Alexander von Humboldtstiftung, Bonn, Germany, 1982, guest scholar, University Augsburg, Germany, 1995. Fellow: Idun Society, Gnistan Society, Zorn Academy.

Background

  • Boström, Hans-Olof was born on May 14, 1942 in Torsby, Värmland, Sweden. Son of Karl-Olof Boström and Dagny Paulina Johansson.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1976. Habilitation, University Gothenburg, Sweden, 1987.

    Career

    • Assistant professor University Uppsala, 1976—1979. Curator National Museum, Stockholm, 1980—1982. Chief curator Museum Art, Gothenburg, 1983—1987.

      Director Bror Hjorth Museum, Uppsala, 1987—1993. Associate professor University Karlstad, Sweden, 1993—1999, professor Sweden, since 2000. Board member Swedish Institute, Rome, 1975—1976.

      President publication committee Värmlandsnation, Uppsala University, 1987—1993. Member organizing board Scandinavian Art History Conference, Gothenburg, 1987. Board member Rackstad Art Museum, Arvika, Sweden, since 1999.

    Membership

    Fellow: Idun Society, Gnistan Society, Zorn Academy.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, mountain tours.

    Connections

    • Married Jutta Anne Marie Kübler Boström, August 19, 1976.
    • father: Karl-Olof Boström
    • mother: Dagny Paulina Johansson
    • spouse: Jutta Anne Marie Kübler Boström
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    Born May 14, 1942
    (age 75)
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    • 1976
      University Uppsala
    • 1987
      University Gothenburg
    • 1976 - 1979
      Assistant, professor University Uppsala
    • 1980 - 1982
      curator National Museum
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1983 - 1987
      chief curator Museum Art
      Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1987 - 1993
      director, Bror Hjorth Museum
      Uppsala, Uppsala Lan, Sweden
    • 1993 - 1999
      associate, professor University Karlstad
      Sweden