Obituary: Lars Tunbjörk, Photographer of Everyday Absurdity, 59

April 13, 2015

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© Lars Tunbjörk/Agence Vu'

"Sweden, Kiruna, 2004" by photographer Lars Tunbjork, whose many books included Vinter, his look at life during Scandinavia's winter months, published by Steidl.

Swedish photographer Lars Tunbjörk, known for the witty, deadpan images he published in magazines internationally and in five books of his work, died last week. He was 59. Dagens Nyheter, a Stockholm newspaper, reported the news on April 11; no cause of death was given. Born in Stockholm in 1956, Tunbjörk began by shooting for several national magazines and newspapers...

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