Nordic Light in Swedish Painting
In a talk with the title "How Swedish Art achieved its own identity in the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Century", Christina Cadogan, Art Advisor and Director of Cadogan Fine Arts, spoke about how artists in Sweden forged a Nordic identity and celebrated their culture through painting by turning to history, folklore, literature and the unique Scandinavian landscape and light. Artists included Carl Larsson, Anders Zorn and the fairytale painter and illustrator John Bauer. Christina Cadogan is an art consultant and fine art dealer specialising in Nordic art. She previously worked for Bonhams auctioneers in London specialising in Nordic art. Christina holds a Master’s degree in the History of Art from the University of Cambridge and has been a member of the Council of the Anglo-Swedish Society since 2009.