Anu Tuominen: Tomorrow today will be yesterday

Helsingin Taidehalli 18.1.–1.3.2020

 
The Finnish Art Society produces Anu Tuominen’s (b. 1961) exhibition in 2020. The exhibition will feature a pick of her popular classics alongside a selection of newer works. Tuominen is known as one of Finland’s leading conceptual artists and as an artist who resurrects discarded items salvaged from flea markets.

The book Anu Tuominen – Tomorrow today will be yesterday is sold at Kunsthalle Helsinki.

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Croquis with Modern Dance

6.2., 13.2., 20.2 18.15–20.00

Model: Minttu Pietilä, dancer and dance teacher. Bring your own drawing equipment. Tickets: €8 / €5 for members of the Finnish Art Society.

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Croquis Nights Helsingin Taidehalli tiistaisin 18:15-20:00

The Finnish Art Society organises open life drawing sessions in the Kunsthalle Helsinki on Tuesdays from 18:15 to 20:00 hours, exhibition programme permitting. Bring your own drawing materials. The admission fee is €8, for the members of the Finnish Art Society €5.

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Art Lottery 2019

The works of art purchased by the Finnish Art Society during 2019 will be raffled among the members in January 2020.

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Awards and Grants 2019

The Finnish Art Society presents thirteen major awards annually. The Ducat Prize 2019 was given to painter Essi Kuokkanen and the Life Achievement Award to sculptor Pirkko Nukari. The William Thuring Main Award was given to visual artist Iiu Susiraja. The Edvard Richter Award was given to PhD Nina Kokkinen for the book Totuudenetsijät: Esoteerinen henkisyys Akseli Gallen-Kallelan, Pekka Halosen ja Hugo Simbergin taiteessa (Vastapaino). The Finnish Art Society also announced this year’s Young Artists’ Grants and Edvard Richter Grants.

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Finnish Art Society’s publications

Anu Tuominen: Tomorrow today will be yesterday is sold at Kunsthalle Helsinki. Ed. Pirkko Tuukkanen. Articles: Anu Tuominen, Hanna Johansson. Finnish, Swedish, English. Softcover. 176 pp. ISBN: 978-952-68476-4-1. Campaign price: €37 until March 1, 2020. (Normal price: €45)

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Paul Osipow Helsingin Taidehalli 26.1.–24.3.2019

The Paul Osipow (b. 1939) retrospective presents an impressive cross-section of works by one of Finland’s leading painters. The Kunsthalle exhibition features Osipow’s geometrical and free-form abstract paintings as well as his still life compositions, female figures and other figurative classic motifs spanning from the 1960s to the present day.

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EGS – One of the Most Beautiful Books 2018

The book EGS, published by the Finnish Art Society (2018), was chosen for one of the Most Beautiful Books 2018 by the Finnish Book Art Committee. Editor: Pirkko Tuukkanen. Graphic design and layout: Janne Hänninen, Agency Leroy.

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Ballet Croquis Helsingin Taidehalli 21.2., 28.2., 7.3. & 14.3.2019

The focus in the Finnish Art Association’s movement croquis lies in observing ballet movements and the ballerina’s anatomical structure. Bring your own drawing materials. The admission fee is €8, for the members of the Finnish Art Society €5.

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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 pp. ISBN 978-952-68476-2-7. SOLD OUT

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