Ola Åstrand – Att leva under kapitalism

January 19 - February 17, 2019

Galleri Thomassen is pleased to present Att leva under kapitalism, Ola Åstrand’s third solo exhibition at the gallery.
Ola Åstrand (b. 1959 in Helsingborg) lives and works in Tomelilla, Sweden. He received his education at Valand Academy of Art, Gothenburg (1986-1991). Selected recent exhibitions include Male Hysteria!, Konsthallen Trollhättan and Vänersborgs Konsthall (2018), and Ystad Konstmuseum (2017). Malmö Brinner, Moderna Museet, Malmö (2017), Varning för känsliga människor, Ystad Konstmuseum (2015), Love Explosion!, Göteborgs Konsthall (2013), I want to hold your hand, Borås Konstmuseum (2013). He is represented in numerous public and private collections, including the permanent collection of Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Malmö Museum, Uppsala Museum and Göteborgs Konstmuseum. He is represented by Galleri Thomassen. Male Hysteria! will travel and open at Luleå Konstmuseum in August 2019.




Jacob Andersson – Inuti Utflykten

January 19 - February 17, 2019

Galleri Thomassen is pleased to present Inuti utflykten (Inside the excursion), a room installation by Jacob Andersson, which center around his piece Kojan ( The Hut), paired with drawings.

Jacob Andersson thinks a lot about the spaces we inhabit and how we experience them. Kojan, a simple wooden structure, functions as a shelter that changes depending on the environment. Built in a size to fit into his car it reflect his thoughts on self-sufficiency, self-preservation, accumulation and nature.

Jacob Andersson (b. 1986 in Ystad) lives and works in Gothenburg. He is currently doing his BFA in Fine Art at Akademin Valand in Gothenburg. He is the 2018 recipient of Våga Se’s Grant for Emerging Artists. It is given to a promising visual artist. The grant of 20 000 SEK can be used to fund all aspects of the development of new work.


Feb 23 – March 17      Tuula Lehtinen
March 23 – April 14    Tommy Hilding
April 18 – May 5           Group Exhibition
May 11 – June 2          Jamila Drott, Viktor Rosdahl
June 5 – August 25     Alina Vergnano