Lindström was born in 1925 at Storsjö kapell, Härjedalen, Sweden. He got famous for being one of Sweden’s best known contemporary artists. His style distinguishes itself for being characteristic with distinct colors, often including in contorted faces. In 1944, he moved to Stockholm to study under the Swedish painter Isaac Grünewald. However, in 1948, he moved to Paris, where studied under the French painters André Lhote and Fernand Léger. He stayed in France at Savigny sur Orge for the rest of his artistic career. He made outdoor decorations, such as mural paintings and colorful sculptures. One of his most famous sculptures is the massive Y-sculpture at Midlanda Airport north of Sundsvall, Sweden. Lindström died in 2008. This work is available for sale in Galerie Mickaël Marciano.