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Bror Hjorths Hus

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Uppsala's Subversive

Bror Hjorth first came to my attention because of the monstrosity which stands outside the Uppsala... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2016
Fractaleye5
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Uppsala, Sweden
värikylläinen taiteilijakotimuseo

Pieni mutta täyteläinen annos värikästä taiteilijakotia ja muuttuvia näyttelyitä. Pieni kävelyretki... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2016
JaanaS682
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Nov 5, 2016
“Of special interest to us”
Aug 15, 2016
“Uppsala's Subversive”
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Bror Hjorths Hus is a colourful artist's museum with a great personality. The museum consists of two parts, the artist Bror Hjorths' former home and studio and an Exhibition Wing with temporary exhibitions. Bror Hjorth (1894–1968) was one of...more
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Norbyvagen 26, Uppsala 752 39, Sweden
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Reviewed November 5, 2016

We probably first heard of Bror Hjorth when we saw the big statue outside the train station in Uppsala. Later we were fortunate to meet his son Ole by way of Swedish folk music, and we had visited the museum on previous trips.. Ole appears...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Management response:Responded January 12, 2017

Thank you for a lovely review! It’s such a privilege to hear Ole talk about the house and his father’s paintings and sculptures. Those not lucky enough to be in such splendid company can ask our museum hosts, they will gladly tell you about the...More

Reviewed August 15, 2016

Bror Hjorth first came to my attention because of the monstrosity which stands outside the Uppsala railway station. Then I realised (by recognition of the style) that the charming sculpture (currently one figure adorned with a sweet guerrilla knitted coat) on Vaksala Torg not far...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

Pieni mutta täyteläinen annos värikästä taiteilijakotia ja muuttuvia näyttelyitä. Pieni kävelyretki tänne keskustasta kannattaa todella. A small but really powerfull artist's home museum with a small cafe. Worth the nice walk from city centre.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed November 11, 2015

Interesting exhibition on Bror Hjort full of his work. Recommended for those interested in art. Also it was free to go in when i was there,.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is a house where Bror Hjort was living. You can see many of his art works and they also have other exhibitions here. School children are allowed to come here once a year to make clay art. There is a little café here but...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

"What I dreamed of" he writes in his autobiography, "was not success in achieving an outer form. I yearned to create life". Bror Hjorth lived 1894-1968 and was a modernist making symbolistic, naivistic, impressive paintings, sculptures, reliefs and drawings. This Museum is where he lived...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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