Bertil Vallien

Bertil Vallien’s sand-casted glass boat stirs up elements of the subconscious. If you pause to analyze them, they will become slippery and slip away. Like dreams. These silent, slender boats have glided over the world’s seas with their messages and raised eyebrows for nearly 30 years. Loaded with frozen symbols and secrets, they speak to us of the existential.

Every day begins with a dip in the river. In the winter he cuts a hole in the ice and the bitter cold gets the endorphins rushing through the body.

-It is like starting over every morning! Says Bertil Vallien.

The existential questions were awakened early. He is the second oldest of seven children and in their home in Sollentuna, abided by the Lord’s will and discipline. His father was a very strict Nonconformist. One must live according to the Bible. To the letter.

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Resting Head

€ 6 842

Width: 24 cm

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Boat Memory For Life

€ 3 368

Width: 38 cm

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Boat Yes You Can

€ 9 263

Width: 50 cm

Boat Anode II

€ 5 263

Width: 53 cm

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Boat Columbus

€ 895

Width: 25 cm

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Brainstorm II

€ 2 421

Width: 29 cm

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Sculpture II

€ 34 211

Height: 81 cm

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Landscape II 2015

€ 2 947

Height: 14 cm

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Boat Pilot

€ 737

Width: 26 cm

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Idol VI

€ 579

Height: 23 cm

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€ 5 263

Width: 53 cm

Boat Face The Earth

€ 7 263 € 8 553

Width: 41 cm

Resting Head II

€ 6 658

Width: 20 cm

Abode IV

€ 4 211

Width: 34 cm

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€ 842

Height: 25 cm

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