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LaChapelle exhibit at Fotografiska

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My friend Kendra and I recently checked out artist David LaChapelle’s edgy exhibition, Burning Beauty, at Fotografiska – one of Stockholm’s highly popular museums. It’s said to be his largest exhibition, taking up the entire museum which was shut down for a couple days just to install his work.

Finding art in Stockholm’s subway

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While recently on assignment, I got to hang with certified art guide Marie Andersson (pictured) and photograph some of Stockholm’s iconic subway art. SL runs free weekly guided tours of its underground art led by Marie and others.

As for my assignment? You can view the final slideshow here.

Juggling act in Piteå

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While in Piteå for lunch, I met Alex who was practicing his juggling skills at a nearby skateboarding rink.

Flickr Favorite: Umeå sculpture park


Photo by: Samuel Mann (CC BY)

Flickr Favorite: Hand-sewn National and Provincial Costumes


Photo by: Linda Beaverson (CC BY NC ND)