In our cosy venue by Davidshall torg, we have since the start in 2006, had a weakness for the human body. This is reflected in the choice of the two artists that during the Malmö Gallerihelg 2023 do us the honour of showing their art: Erik Hallström and Melvin Fredin. The object of Erik Hallström’s paintings is the male body in different poses and colours. One can in his work also see an examination and a play with abstract elements in many colours and shades. His medium is acrylic on canvas, with inspiration from artists such as Keith Haring and Andy Warhol. Erik is also inspired by colour combinations he encounters in everyday life, in everything from graffiti to the colour of flowers in a summer’s meadow. Melvin Fredin’s work is characterized by its attention to detail. He is inspired by the Japanese comic tradition when he in his own manner, draws scenes of more or less everyday realism. Despite his modest age, he manages to convey his take on youth culture in a spot on and authentic manner.