In fact, my immediate reaction was – WOW the art world in Sweden is finally getting global attention! And my second thought was I wish I would have been a co-curator!!
Puryear incorporates elements from historic Sami teepees and fuses them with a contemporary designed dwelling which is visible through overlapping materials consisting of wire mesh, tar and various woods.
Though I did not realize it at the time, Creole Konst was first inspired by Herbert Gentry (1919-2003) . Gentry, was an American artist that travelled throughout Europe during the Civil Rights Movement and settled in Sweden during the 1960s.