Astrid Bergman Sucksdorff

Landskrona Foto has the responsibility for the collection of the photographer Astrid Bergman Sucksdorff ( 2017-2015).

Astrid Bergman Sucksdorff was an author and a photographer. She was one of the young photographers who made an impact in the early 1950s and who came to represent innovation within photography.

1948 she formed the group “De unga” (The young) that arranged the exhibition “Unga fotografer”, (Young photographers), that is seen as the breakthrough for Swedish Art photography. In the group “De unga” (The Young) Christer Strömholm was included and several of those that later formed the group called Ten photographers.

The career of Astrid Bergman Sucksdorff was later more and more focused on nature photography and on publishing children’s books where photography was an important component. In 1984 she was awarded with the Astrid Lindgren prize.

Read more about Astrid Bergman Sucksdorff here.

Image from the book Micki rävungen, Astrid Bergman Sucksdorff 1954