Ingegerd Torhamn

1898 - 1994

Swedish painter, sculptor and textile artist Ingegerd Torhamn (1898 - 1994) played a critical role within the Swedish Modernist movement. The carpets she designed, in particular, were unprecedented within the context of contemporary Swedish textile art. After training in sculpture at the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, her aesthetic gradually moved more towards ‘Funkis’, the Nordic equivalent of the international architectural style functionalism. Works by the Artist are retained within the permanent collections of the National Museum, Stockholm, Modern Museum Stockholm, Röhsska Museet, and Stockholms Stadsmuseum, among others.