Birger Sandzen | Poet Painter

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Birger Sandez

An art critic commenting on Sandzen’s work praised the artist as a “poet painter” that captured the natural world in resplendent color. This is certainly true of Birger Sandzen’s impressive catalogue of paintings—a celebration of nature or, as Sandzen called it, the “great teacher.” Birger Sandzen was born in 1871 in Sweden. In Paris he learned of pointillism—a technique in … Read More