Jockum Nordström: All I Have Learned and Forgotten Again

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Jockum Nordström ('One More Lap')
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'One More Lap'

Collection Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall

Jockum Nordström ('Back in the Garage with my Bullshit Detector', 2000)
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'Back in the Garage with my Bullshit Detector', 2000

Hort Family Collection, New York, © the artist

Jockum Nordström ('Tiddlywinks', 2004)
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'Tiddlywinks', 2004

Collection Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, © the artist

Jockum Nordström (Installation view at Camden Arts Centre)
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Installation view at Camden Arts Centre

photo: Andy Keate

Jockum Nordström ('The Final End of Childhood', 2001)
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'The Final End of Childhood', 2001

Collection Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, © the artist

Jockum Nordström ('View from the Studio', 1995)
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'View from the Studio', 1995

Private collection, © the artist

Jockum Nordström ('Child of Nature', 2010)
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'Child of Nature', 2010

Private collection, © the artist

Jockum Nordström ('Stepbrother', 2009)
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'Stepbrother', 2009

courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, New York

The delicate naivety of this Swedish artist’s work is surveyed through his collages, graphite drawings and architectural sculptures from the ‘90s up to the present day. Imbued with childhood innocence, Nordstrom merges fairy tales and myths with historical realities creating complex narratives with an often-sinister undertone.

Read our interview with the artist here

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