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computer artist

Nils Holger Backstrom, Swedish computer artist.

Background

Backstrom, Nils Holger was born on November 27, 1939 in Lund, Sweden.

Career

Computer artist; b. Lund, Sweden, November 12, 1939. Son of Leon Torsten and Signe Gunhild (Christensson) B. Married Barbro Agneta Erhardsson, May 15, 1965.

Student Konstfackskolan, Stockholm, 1960-1964. Teacher art University Lund, 1967-1975. One-man shows Lunds Konsthall, Sweden, 1967, Felix Konstklubb, Eslov, Sweden, 1968, Galleri AE, Goteborg, Sweden, 1969, Galleri Engelbrekt, Orebro, Sweden, 1970, Galleri Larsson, Gavle, Sweden, 1971, Galerie Bleue, Stockholm, 1972, Galerie Anna, Goteborg, 1973, Galleriet, Lund, Sweden, 1974, Galleri Ahlner, Stockholm, 1975, Galleri Futura, Falsterbo, Sweden, 1976, Galerie Nordenhake, Malmo, Sweden, 1977, Ostersunds Stadsmuseum, Sweden, 1978, Galerie Leger, Malmo, 1979, Grafikhuset Futura, Stockholm, 1980, Eva Cohen Gallery, Chicago, 1981, Landskrona Museum, Sweden, 1983, Norrbottens Mus, Lulea, Sweden, 1984, numerous others.

Permanent installations Astra, Sodertalje, Sweden, 1968, Skytteskolan, Goteborg, 1969, Malmo Allmanna Sjukhus, Sweden, 1972, Lomma Kommun, Sweden, 1975, Tanktekniketjanst, Boxholm, Sweden, 1975, Televerket, Malmo, 1982, Hogstadieskolan, Veberod, Sweden, Bastad, Hospital, Sweden, 1984. Represented in permanent collections: Arkivmuseet, Lund, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York City, Franklin Furnace, New York City, Museum Modern Art, Stockholm, Paris, Budapest, San Francisco, National Museum Modern Art, Tokyo, Museum Ludvig, Cologne, Federal Republic Germany, numerous others. Recipient numerous awards.