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Vicke Lindstrand

Full name: Victor Emanuel "Vicke" Lindstrand
Gender: Male
Born: November 27, 1904 in Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Died: May 7, 1983 in Kosta, Lessebo, Kronoberg, Sweden
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Sweden’s Vicke Lindstrand was a Swedish Art glass designer. He is considered as a pioneer in Swedish glass art. As a child, Lindstrand was interested in drawing. He studied commercial art and worked in commercial illustration before beginning his career at the glass manufacturers Orrefors in 1928. Lindstrand added new artistic dimensions to the already famous Orrefors glass with his unique designs and revitalization of classic forms and techniques. In 1950 Lindstrand joined Kosta Glasbruk as an artistic director until his retirement in 1973. He then spent the last 10 years in his life as a freelance artist working at Studio Glashyttan in Åhus.

Results

Mixed Sculpturing, Medals

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Art Competitions Sweden Final Standings AC Plakette in Glas I
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Art Competitions Sweden Final Standings AC Plakette in Glas II

Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Art Competitions Sweden Final Standings AC Vase: Pearl Fisher (swimmer)
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Art Competitions Sweden Final Standings AC Paper-weight: Football Goalkeeper
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Art Competitions Sweden Final Standings AC Vase: Riders
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