Lars Englund was born in 1933 in Stockholm. He lives and works in Jonstorp in Southern Sweden, and Stockholm. During the 1950s, Englund studied under artists Vilhelm Bjerke-Petersen (1909–1957) and Fernand Léger (1881–1955).
Selected solo exhibitions include Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2005); Ystads Konstmuseum, Ystad, Sweden (2000); The Thiel Gallery, Stockholm (1999); Centre Culturel Suédois, Paris (1997); MoMA P.S.1, New York (1980) and Västerås Konstmuseum, Västerås, Sweden (1976). Group exhibitions include Wanås Konst, Knislinge, Sweden (2005); Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden (1994); Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (1982) and Nationalmuseum, Stockholm (1950). Englund also participated during the 38th Venice Biennale (1978).
Englund’s work can be found in the collections of Nationalmuseum, Stockholm; Moderna Museet, Stockholm and Norrköpings konstmuseum, Norrköping, Stockholm, among others. He has also executed a number of public artworks around Sweden, in for example Stockholm, Norrköping, Umeå and Örebro.