Delightful and enjoyable meeting in words and pictures


The newspaper Skånska Dagbladet praises the book And the bird flew boldly in search of its cage by Lars Lerin. “The pictures become words; words become pictures. With pen and/or brush in his hand, Lars Lerin finds himself. Here and there some lines written by Carl Larsson. Some postcards, watercolors… The relationship between Lars Lerin […]

Exhibition by Lars Lerin & Manoel Marques Lerin

Kunstverket in Oslo, Norway will open an exhibition by Lars Lerin and Manoel Marques Lerin on Oct 14 – Nov 19. The exhibition, with watercolor paintings from Norway by Lars Lerin and photography by Manoel Marques Lerin, is a creative and unique cooperation among the two artists. A presentation available in norweigan here.

Lars Lerin is awarded the Åke Nerman’s Memorial Scholarship 2017

Lars Lerin

Lars Lerin is awarded the Åke Nerman’s Memorial Scholarship 2017. Congratulations! The motivation: “The Association of Arts wants to award Lars Lerin the Scholarship of artist Åke Nerman’s memorial of 2017 for his paintings and stories that reaches the fragile areas of us humans, that points out to what we all can recognize in each […]

Knausgaard & Lerin


Lars Lerin is illustrating the cover and eight paintings for the book Winter by Karl Ove Knausgaard. The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter, is an achingly beautiful collection of daily meditations and letters addressed directly to Knausgaard’s unborn daughter. 2 December – It is strange that you exist, but […]

Meet Lars Lerin at Swedish Book Fair


Autor/Artist Lars Lerin is attending the Swedish Book Fair in Gothenburg during Saturday and Sunday next week. Meet him there! Saturday 09.30-09.50 Conversation with Sören Dalevi. Se människan (G02:10) 10.30-11.00 Stage appearance with Sofia Wadensjö. Vi läser (B06:59) 13.00-13.45 Lars Lerin and Gunilla Brodrej about the new book (G3) Sunday 15.00-15.20 Stage appearance withGunilla Brodrej. […]

The art of Lars Lerin becomes stamps


Five paintings by the artist Lars Lerin will become official Swedish stamps. The date for the release is August 24. I have always had a dream to create stamps, as I always create painted letters, this is truly amazing, says Lars Lerin. Some of the painted letters are included in his most recent book, And […]

The Silent Kitchen

The Silent kitchen is now available as an audiobook again! Lars Lerin is reading his story and music is composed by former ABBA-member Benny Andersson. “It is now many years since I was sitting in the village of Jonhål among the dandelions and painted my first painting, an oil painting on masonite. The meeting with […]

New TV-series with Lars Lerin & Junior

In the new TV series with Lars Lerin, he will be working together with a group of disabled people from the city of Karlstad. “I’m really no educator but I’m more like being a kind of mentor,” says Lars Lerin to Värmlands Folkblad. In addition to Lars Lerin, artists colleagues like Gerd Göran will show […]

And the bird flew boldly in search of its cage

Journalist Nina Solomin writes a review of The bird flew boldly in search of its cage by Lars Lerin. With his calm thermal dialect and sincerity about vulnerabilities and human shortcomings, the watercolor painter Lars Lerin has walked straight into the hearts of the Swedish people in recent years. He has become famous and loved […]

Lars Lerin to Liljewalchs

In the summer of 2018, Lars Lerin’s watercolors will be featured at Liljevalch’s Art Hall in Stockholm.  The focus will be on the darkness of his artistry, and many great paintings will displayed in the exhibition. Since Lars Lerin opened his own Art Museum in the old dance band palace Sandgrund in Karlstad, it has […]

Double slam for Lerin

Last night was his night! Lars Lerin was awarded not one, but two, Crystal Awards at the Crystal Gala. His TV-series Lars Lerin has been a success beyond words, with over 1.000.000 viewers per episode. In the success program, the viewer can accompany Lars Lerin meeting different creative people that he wants to get to […]

Lars Lerin awarded Royal medal


Artist and author Lars Lerin is awarded the royal medal Litteris an Artibus for outstanding artistic efforts, as an author and artist. The medal will be awarded on 16 June at Stockholm Palace. The medal for artistic efforts in mainly music, stage production and literature was founded by King Carl XV and was given for […]

New book by Lars Lerin


Lars Lerin grew up in the small municipality of Munkfors in Värmland County, and already as a young boy he dreamed of becoming an artist. He found an early role model and a mentor in his immediate vicinity. Axel Florin was born in Munkfors in 1907 and worked as a factory worker. Florin managed to […]

Lerin awarded the August Prize

 Lars Lerin is considered to be the Scandinavia’s premier watercolor painter, a very productive one, honored by critics and audiences. In Naturlära – The lessons of Nature he collects watercolors where he confidently portrays the nature that surrounds him, especially in his hostile homeland. The season’s shifts, the color of the leaves, the vines caught […]