Eternal Summer by Ella Tillema. Photo: Maral Mavizi

The Corona Collection

Swedish Arts Council’s new acquisitions 2021

4 june – 11 September

In 2021, the Swedish Arts Council received SEK 25 million from the government to acquire contemporary art. The investment was a government commission to support the Swedish art scene during the pandemics crisis. The grant significantly boosted the annual purchases of new artworks made by the Arts Council since 1937. The initiative has resulted in over 500 newly acquired works of various forms of expression by 350 artists representing different generations and backgrounds, working all across the country.

In collaboration with the Art Council, Havremagasinet presents a selection from the collection of more than 70 works by 56 artists.

Read more about the entire collection on the website of the Swedish Arts Council.


The artists participating in the exhibition are: A. Karlsson Rixon, Afrang Malekian & Nour Helou, Alexander Gustaf–Thompson, Anders Ramsell, Anna Sjons Nilsson, Ayan Farah, Behjat Omer Abdulla, Carola Grahn, Charlotte Walentin, Christian Andersson, Daniel Hoflund, Danilo Stancovic, Elizabeth Moritz, Elizabeth Thun, Ella Tillema, Ellie Ga, Emm Berring, Emma Nilsson, Erik Holmstedt, Eva Klasson, Fathia Mohidin, Fredrik Nielsen, Fredrik Strid, Gerd Aurell, Gustaf Broms, Helmtrud Nyström, Hendrik Zeitler, Henrik Haukeland, Isabel Theselius, Johanna Gustafsson Fürst, Jöran Österman, Juri Markkula, Kristina Müntzing, Lena Ylipää, Lisa Wallert, Lotta Antonsson, Love Evan Lundell, Martin Jacobsson, Micael Norberg, Moa Israelsson-Forsberg, Rasmus Nossbring, Rikard Fåhreaus, Rikard Fåhreaus, Rina Eide Løvaasen, Sam Hultin, Samaneh Rehyani, Samira Englund, Shiva Anoushirvani, Signe Johannessen, Sigrid Holmwood, Sigrid Sandström, Silje Figenschou Thoresen, Tarik Kiswanson, Timothy Crisp, Tom Bogaard, Ulla Wiggen and Victoria Verseau.


Ella Tillema and Fredrik Strid.