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Swedish artist

Lars Vilks is ...

Born 20 Jun 1946 in Helsingborgs Maria church parish
Died 3 Oct 2021 in Markaryd
Age75 years, 3 months
Causecar accident
Lars Vilks
Lars Vilks
Swedish artist Lars Vilks (b. 1945)

About Lars Vilks

Lars Vilks born on 20 June 1946 in Helsingborgs Maria church parish. He is a citizen of Sweden. Lars Vilks was educated at Lund University. He died on 3 October 2021 in Markaryd from a car accident at age 75 years, 3 months.

He was a Swedish artist.

Lars Vilks has worked as a sculptor, art historian, artist, blogger, university teacher and philosopher. He has worked in a conceptual art. He has has won Sappho Award.

He is also known as Lars Endel Roger Vilks Lanat and Lars Endel Roger Vilks.


Vilks died in a car crash on 3 October 2021, in Markaryd, Sweden. He had been to Stocksund to meet and eat dinner with his friend, journalist Stina Lundberg Dabrowski. He was on his way home travelling in an unmarked police car with two police officers at the time their car crashed into a large truck and caught fire. The two police officers from the South Region bodyguard group also died. Vilks was 75.