In China and in several other countries, he is a big name among artists and art collectors and his statues are in public places. He returned as a visiting professor at Tsinghua University, ranked as one of the world’s best. But despite his international success, few Swedes know of Richard Brixel. He did not consider himself an artist but as a tool for something else. A calling that constantly drove him towards higher goals.
A movie by Kristján Sigurjónsson.
Translated by Margret Wulf-Schmidt.