Hardy Strid (1921-2012) was a Swedish artist based in Halmstad. He studied at the Valand Academy of Arts for Professor Endre Nemes. In the 1960s he was part of the Scandinavian section of the Situationist International, later called Bauhaus Situationiste. In 1975, together with colleague Stefan Thorén, he founded KAF (The General Union of Artists) as an alternative to KRO (Swedish Artists’ National Organisation). He was also part of initiating what later became Teckningsmuseet (The Museum of Drawings) in Laholm.
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