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Finnish Design Unwrapped - News - Domus

Finnish Design Unwrapped - News - Domus | Finland | Scoop.it

Displaying photographs by Jani Kaila and selected design objects, this exhibition presents the most interesting recent works of contemporary Finnish design.

 

Finnish Design Unwrapped opens Design Museum's Design Gallery 12 series of exhibitions. The Design Museum's entire 2012 programme is related to the design capital activities. http://www.domusweb.it/en/news/finnish-design-unwrapped/

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Turun taidemuseo : Crème de la Crème

Turun taidemuseo : Crème de la Crème | Finland | Scoop.it

Masterpieces from the Golden Age of Finnish art in Turku http://t.co/D59VZJFi...

 

Crème de la Crème presents masterpieces from the Golden Age of Finnish art (ca 1880–1910) in the collections of the Turku Art Museum. More than a hundred of the most famous and most cherished masterpieces will be presented in the upstairs galleries. The exhibition also invites the audience to consider the meaning of the term ‘masterpiece’, and how these masterpieces came about. Why is it precisely The Old Woman and the Cat, Defence of the Sampo and many other paintings that have become national treasures?

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Viewfinder! – Fifty years of student photography

Viewfinder! – Fifty years of student photography | Finland | Scoop.it
The photo exhibition Etsin! Sökare! Viewfinder! was opened at the Helsinki University Museum Arppeanum at the beginning of November. The exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the student photographic association Ylioppilaskamerat.
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Out to Sea - 150 years of white sails off the Helsinki shore

Out to Sea - 150 years of white sails off the Helsinki shore | Finland | Scoop.it
The exhibition in the Hakasalmi Villa, next to Finlandia Hall, looks at the maritime past of Helsinki from the perspective of yachting as a pastime. Besides boats, yacht clubs, sailors and boat races, the endangered underwater nature of the Baltic Sea is an important topic.

Open 27 May 2011–8 January 2012
Wed–Sun 11 am – 5 pm, Thu 11 am – 7 pm.
FREE ENTRY.
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Marimekko - Online Exhibition

Marimekko - Online Exhibition | Finland | Scoop.it
Welcome to find more information about the history, designers
and products of Marimekko. The web exhibition is based on
Design Museum's collections of objects and images.
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Warhol’s electric chairs adorn medieval Finnish church | The Art Newspaper

Warhol’s electric chairs adorn medieval Finnish church | The Art Newspaper | Finland | Scoop.it
TURKU. In Finland’s medieval city Turku, this year’s European Capital of Culture, four pieces of Andy Warhol’s “Electric Chair” series (1971) have been hang up in an surprising location — the city’s Lutheran cathedral. The works, depicting the execution device from Sing Sing maximum security prison in upstate New York, are hanging in one of the church’s chapels. The display is part of a performance and art exhibition entitled “The Last Supper”, which runs until the end of July.
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Art in the Finnish Forest: Retretti | Budget Travel Tips – EuroCheapo

Art in the Finnish Forest: Retretti | Budget Travel Tips – EuroCheapo | Finland | Scoop.it
The Retretti Art Centre is in the premier league of European galleries. And it is unique in that the majority of its display space is underground in a series of caves.
It is a chance to immerse oneself in art in a space that is distanced from the here-and-now. Over the years the Retretti summer exhibitions have featured such celebrated artists as Ilya Repin and Marc Chagall.
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Art Centre Salmela

Art Centre Salmela | Finland | Scoop.it
Art Centre Salmela is one of the biggest and most famous art centres in Finland. It´s multicultural program includes art exhibitions, concerts and lectures. Also the beautiful milieu in the Finnish lake district is really worth seeing. The exhibitions concentrate on contemporary Finnish art of a high standard. The exhibitions feature famous artists as well as new talents.
Salmela's exhibitions are closed for the winter. We open again 11th of June 2011.
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Travel Expo 2012

Travel Expo 2012 | Finland | Scoop.it
The biggest travel fair in Northern Europe takes place at Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Center next weekend (19-22 January 2012). The expo features exhibitors from travel agencies, media, tour operators and other organizers.
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Current | Ateneum Art Museum

Current | Ateneum Art Museum | Finland | Scoop.it
The Magic of #Lapland exhibition in Ateneum #Helsinki open until Sunday. Last chances to see it!
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ARS 11 – contemporary art in Kiasma, Helsinki - Blogitse

ARS 11 – contemporary art in Kiasma, Helsinki - Blogitse | Finland | Scoop.it

The ARS 11 exhibition investigates Africa in contemporary art. In addition to artists.

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Pekka of Finland - Contemporary Illustration from the Land of Booze and Blondes | World Design Capital Helsinki 2012

Pekka of Finland - Contemporary Illustration from the Land of Booze and Blondes | World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 | Finland | Scoop.it
The Pekka of Finland exhibition of contemporary Finnish illustration will be touring Central Europe in the autumn.

The tour will begin at the end of September with Belgium’s leading Design September festival. Pekka of Finland has been selected as the closing event of the festival and an illustration seminar will be held in conjunction with it.
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Kiasma presents: Eija-Liisa Ahtila and Isaac Julien / ARS11 | Turku 2011

Kiasma presents: Eija-Liisa Ahtila and Isaac Julien / ARS11 | Turku 2011 | Finland | Scoop.it
The Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art will attend Turku 2011 with a two-part exhibition. The production showcases two centrepieces of the Kiasma media collection: Eija-Liisa Ahtila’s video installation Where is where?, 2008 and Isaac Julien’s video installation Western Union: Small Boats, 2007. This is the Finnish premiere for both large-scale installations.
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Marja-Leena Rathje: Finnish rock art exhibition

Marja-Leena Rathje: Finnish rock art exhibition | Finland | Scoop.it
Ismo Luukkonen's exhibition Marked on Rock - Photographs of Prehistoric Rock Paintings at the National Museum of Finland in Helsinki. The exhibition is open June 16th to September 18th, 2011. More information and a few photos here.
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