Finnish Art Society’s new article series, Taidepalsta, starts with interviews with passionate art collectors. The articles are published in Finnish and Swedish.

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Young Artists’ Grant 2019

2.5.–30.8.2019

Young Artists’ Grant is awarded to artists who are 35 years or under and have a professional degree in art. The grants worth €6000 will be given to 30 young artists in December. Application period: from 2nd May to 30th August 2019.

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Edvard Richter-stipendier 2019

1.8.–30.9.2019

The Edvard Richter Grant for art critics is intended to support applicants familiarizing themselves with the contemporary art scene abroad. This is a mobility grant and is not intended for funding work projects. The application time is 1.8.–30.9.2019. The grants are awarded in December.

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Croquis Nights Kunsthalle Helsinki Tuesdays 6:15 p.m. to 8 p.m.

After the summer break the croquis nights will start again on August 20.

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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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Paul Osipow Kunsthalle Helsinki 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 Kunsthalle Helsinki 21.2., 28.2., 7.3. and 14.3.

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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Paul Osipow

The Finnish Art Society publishes a book about Paul Osipow in conjunction with the exhibition. Contributing writers are visual artist Silja Rantanen who holds a PhD in visual arts, as well as art critic and curator Timo Valjakka.

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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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Art Lottery 2018 at the Cable Factory 31.1.2019

The Finnish Art Society organises an annual lottery in which it raffles among its members about a hundred works of contemporary Finnish art which the Society has purchased during the preceding year. The winners of the previous year’s lottery are published at a gala evening that has already become a tradition. Please sign up in advance by 25 January.

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