Still lives (2003-2007)

In her still lives series Friberg brings the full power of her photographic medium to bear on the question of objecthood in art history. Imaging her figural subjects in an exacting style associated with the detached observation of Northern  Renaissance…

Boys are us (2004)

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Seconds away (2003)

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Aware but still there (2002)

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Aeronauter (2002)

Aeronauter (Aeronauts) is a commission for Södersjukhuset hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. In preparation for this work, I was researching classical ceiling paintings in churches and profane buildings. I was always fascinated by the cherubim in these images. They have many…

No time to fail (2001)

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Almost there (2000)

For weeks, Maria Friberg spent time between 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. sitting in a restaurant in the center of Stockholm’s IT district. She sat and watched the passing business people, occasionally speaking with them. She studied them thoroughly, watched how…

Trinity (2000)

Three bodies have fallen from the sky. They know nothing about who they are, or where they’ve landed. Their bodies cast sharp shadows on the ground. Is this planet Earth? One crawls, one sits, one stands. It’s as though the…

As it sounds to be (2000)

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