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educator , art historian

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.

Interests

  • Other 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