EGS – Writing My Diary

Kunsthalle Helsinki 13.1.–25.2.2018

EGS (1974, Helsinki) is remarkable not simply because he has painted all over the world; over five continents and more than forty countries from Bucharest to Buenos Aires and Shanghai to Santiago. He has also painted with everyone from all over the world; from Ket to Lodek, Rainman to Risk, Petro to Pike and Honet to Hes. In recent years, he has successfully expanded his artistic range into more traditional artforms, such as sculptures and works in ink.

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Art Lottery Winners

The Finnish Art Society raffled 128 works of art among its members at the Cable Factory 1 February, 2018.

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Croquis Nights Kunsthalle Helsinki Tuesdays 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Finnish Art Society organises open life drawing sessions in the Kunsthalle Helsinki on Tuesdays. This spring we also have four Moving Croquis Thursdays. The admission fee is €8, for the members of the Finnish Art Society €7.

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Moving Croquis Kunsthalle Helsinki March 8 and 22, April 5 and 19

Ken Mai is a Japanese butoh artist, choreographer, teacher and also yoga teacher based in Helsinki, Finland since 2006, but he has been doing Butoh more than 25 years and performing and teaching all over the world now. Bring your own drawing materials. The admission fee is €8, for the members of the Finnish Art Society €7.

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Book: EGS

Editor: Pirkko Tuukkanen. Publisher: Finnish Art Society, 2018. Texts: EGS, Alan Ket, Jacob Kimvall, Rafael Schacter. English, Finnish, Swedish. Hardcover. 240 p. ISBN 978-952-68476-2-7. Price: 39 €.

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(suomi) Nonstop-graffitityöpajat Helsingin Taidehallissa Kunsthalle Helsinki La 20.1. ja 10.2. klo 13–17

(suomi) Nonstop-työpajassa tutustutaan graffitien ja katutaiteen tyylisuuntiin, tekniikoihin ja materiaaleihin. Ohjaajana toimii Helsingissä asuva graffititaiteilija ja taidekonservaattori Viivi Vierinen. Sisältyy pääsylipun hintaan.

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The Finnish Art Society’s Grants and Awards 2017

The Ducat Prize to a young Finnish artist was given to Jaakko Pallasvuo. The Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Päivikki Kallio. The William Thuring Foundation’s main prize was given to Mari Sunna. The Literature Award was given to Ville Hänninen for the book Kirjan kasvot. Sata vuotta suomalaisia kirjankansia. (SKS, 2017)

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Non-stop Workshops on Self-Portrait Kunsthalle Helsinki Wed 28.6. 16–20, Sun 2.7. 13–17

The Finnish Art Society arranges non-stop workshops on self-portrait at the Kunsthalle Helsinki on Wednesday, June 28 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Sunday, August 1 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Teacher: Vappu Rossi, visual artist.

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(suomi) Kunniamaininta Jussi Heikkilä -kirjalle

(suomi) Hämeenlinnan kaupunginkirjaston järjestämässä Vuoden 2016 paras taidekirja -kilpailussa myönnettiin kunniamaininta Suomen Taideyhdistyksen julkaisulle Jussi Heikkilä. Observationes 1984–2016 (toim. Pirkko Tuukkanen). Kilpailun voittajaksi valittiin Harri Kalhan teos Rut Bryk – Elämän taide (EMMA – Espoon modernin taiteen museo).

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Jussi Heikkilä – One of the Most Beautiful Books 2016

The book Jussi Heikkilä. Observationes 1984–2016 published by the Finnish Art Society was chosen for one of the Most Beautiful Books of the Year 2016 by the Finnish Book Art Committee.

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