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“For Kent”

   

Description from Crazy Chick Frida: Today I got the news that the great artist Kent Viberg succumbed to cancer. I had the great opportunity to a few times of exhibit art together with him and a few other artist during easter. Grateful for that because then I got to know Kent, that had a big heart and was ooohhh so funny. Not that I have had that relation ship that I called and talked, just "shallow" (hard to find the right word). You know when meating at art exhibitons and art stuff we talked... However a great artist is gone a great person is gone and I'm sad.
He worked in mostly stone, mostly with black granite, he used glass, gold and gems in his art. You can google him and you will see. He was supposed to have a exhibition in Monaco... Dunno if that gonna happen.
May he R.I.P

Chatter


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  1. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    What a touching tribute – - you were fortunate to have known him. Thanks for sharing with us – - -

  2. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    So sorry for your loss and the world’s loss of an artist. I have seen his work. How old was he, Frida? How fortunate that you got to know the person and the artist. This is a beautiful tribute. I am going to spend some time online viewing his work. Hugs!

  3. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    What a lovely tribute Frida. I can see the black granite and the lovely gems through your choices.

  4. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Yes I’m very fortunate. Sad that I haven’t seen him for a long time. He was born in 1951 so he wasn’t so young but not that old either. Hate cancer!

    Hugs

  5. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    A beautiful and thoughtful tribute for your friend and fellow artist. Lovely pick!

  6. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    A lovely tribute, Frida!

  7. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I’m so sorry Frida. I hate cancer also. Its taken too many people I care about.
    This is a very sweet tribute. I’ve never heard of Kent but I’m going to google him now.

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    What a gorgeous tribute to him and his work!

  9. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Fab tribute, Frida!

  10. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    A wonderful tribute. I’ll bet my #2 son is familiar with his work. He was a Fine Arts Major in Art in college and still does an occasional painting and sculpture in between making a living as a concrete contractor to support himself and his daughter.

    I will Google him. I love art, etc. and always wanted to visit the museums in NY but never got there.

    I’m sorry for your loss. I know the hurt.

  11. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Frida, what a lovely pick to honor Kent’s life and his work. What a blessing for you both to have met and known each other.

  12. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Thank you for your comforting sweet comments.

    Kent might not be so famous that you know who he is. Here in Swe he is more known. Still I think he is a great artis that should have/deserve some attention.

    Promoting Swe artists :)

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