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Ulrika Stahre

ULRIKA STAHRE (b. 1964) received her Ph.D. in art history with her dissertation Admired Barbarian: the Amazon in Western European Visual Culture 1789 - 1918 (2004) and has written art criticism in daily newpapers since 1996. Since 2001, she has been working as a cultural editor and art critic at Aftonbladet.


Report from Sweden

In late March a strange letter was sent to a couple of culture editorial offices in Stockholm. It claimed to be written by the street artist Banksy, and announced his presence near the gallery cluster on Hudiksvallsgatan [known as Stockholm’s Chelsea] in the northern part of the inner city.


Annica Karlsson Rixon interviews Ulrika Stahre

Sometimes I feel that I am terribly close to imitating that kind of “art walk” common several decades ago. Then I tell myself to quit. And sometimes the slightly introspective criticism of the ’90s dwells somewhere in the back of my head, demanding attention.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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