Albin Amelin

Albin Amelin (25 January 1902- 8 February 1975)

Albin Amelin
(25 January 1902- 8 February 1975)

Style: Expressionism

Background:  Albin Amelin Agaton was born on 25 January 1902 in Chicago.  

Education: Albin Amelin began in 1915 working as a typographer student and studied at the Technical School (now Konstack) in Stockholm 1919-21 and on her own in Paris. 

Achievements:  He debuted in 1929 and was one of the founders of  Color and Form 1932nd He was a politically conscious painter and his motives are socially stressed, often with manual workers, such as in Flags across the bridge (1936), but also the landscape belongs to the circuit design and floral still lifes in an Expressionist style. Amelin acceded in 1929 to the Communist Party.

Albin Amelin heavily painted with rich colors, thick outlines and thick with color and is known for his violent temper. He is represented in the National Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Gothenburg Art Museum, Malmo Art Museum, Norrkoping Art Museum, Museum of Bohuslan and Casses donation in Gragesberg.  

Famous Works: 

Albin Amelin - Blomsterbukkett

Albin Amelin – Blomsterbukkett

Albin Amelin - Civilization in General Francos Way

Albin Amelin – Civilization in General Francos Way

Albin Amelin - Mine in Grangesberg

Albin Amelin – Mine in Grangesberg

Albin Amelin - Svalvaer Lofoten

Albin Amelin – Svalvaer Lofoten

Albin Amelin - Workers' Cafe The Eider

Albin Amelin – Workers’ Cafe The Eider