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Cesare Sofianopulo: Masks, 1930. Museo Revoltella – Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Trieste. © Archivio Fotografico del Museo Revoltella
Fantastico! to present Italian art from the 1920s and 1930s

From 10 May to 19 August 2018, the Ateneum Art Museum will host the exhibition Fantastico! Italian Art from the 1920s and 1930s. The exhibition will explore an artistic movement known as magic realism, which emerged in Italy at the end of the First…

Adel Abidin: History Wipes, 2018 (detail). Image: Adel Abidin
Adel Abidin’s exhibition History Wipes to be held at the Ateneum

  From 14 March to 22 April 2018, the Ateneum Art Museum will host History Wipes, a major solo exhibition by the contemporary artist Adel Abidin (born 1973, Baghdad, Iraq). The exhibition will present video installations and sculptures by the internationally recognised artist, many…

The touring Stories of Finnish Art exhibition at the Rovaniemi Art Museum. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Pirje Mykkänen
Ateneum’s Finland 100 projects reached large audiences across Finland

The Finland 100 projects of the Ateneum Art Museum have taken the Ateneum's beloved works on a tour of 14 art museums across Finland, from Mariehamn to Inari. The exhibitions Stories of Finnish Art – the Ateneum Collection on Tour and Classics on Tour…

Wilhelm von Wright: Great Grey Owl, undated (detail). Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum, coll. Granberg. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Tero Suvilammi
A major exhibition on the von Wright brothers to open at the Ateneum

  From 27 October 2017 to 25 February 2018, the Ateneum Art Museum will host the exhibition The von Wright Brothers. The artist brothers Magnus, Wilhelm and Ferdinand von Wright are known as painters of portraits, landscapes, and nature subjects, especially birds, and as…

Audubon Gander-Kallela: Duckling with a Crow. National Gallery of Duckburg. Photo: National Gallery of Duckburg
Treasures from the National Gallery of Duckburg to be exhibited at the Ateneum

The Ateneum Art Museum, which is part of the Finnish National Gallery, has the privilege to present masterpieces from the National Gallery of Duckburg, for the first time outside Duckburg. Gems of Duckburgian art will be shown alongside works from the Ateneum collection at…

The artist Adel Abidin. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinen
The Ateneum’s spring 2018 exhibitions to feature Adel Abidin and Italian art

The von Wright Brothers exhibition will open the Ateneum's winter season by presenting landscapes, still lifes, images of nature, and scientific illustrations by Magnus, Wilhelm and Ferdinand von Wright. In March, an exhibition of works by the contemporary artist Adel Abidin will explore the…

Pekka Halonen: Carrying water, 1911. Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Image: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinen
A large-scale oil painting by Pekka Halonen donated to the Ateneum

The Ateneum Art Museum, which is part of the Finnish National Gallery, has received for its collection, from a private donor, a painting by the artist Pekka Halonen, entitled Carrying water (1911). Information about the donation was received in the end of August, and…

A new book on Hugo Simberg in the Artists of the Ateneum book series

The second book in the Artists of the Ateneum series focuses on Hugo Simberg (1873–1917). The book is written by the art historian Marja Lahelma, PhD. The richly illustrated book sheds new light on the life of this fascinating artist. The book will be…

A major exhibition of works by the von Wright brothers at the Ateneum in October

From 27 October 2017 to 25 February 2018, the Ateneum Art Museum will host the exhibition The von Wright Brothers. The artist brothers Magnus, Wilhelm and Ferdinand von Wright, who lived during the period of the Grand Duchy of Finland, are known as painters…

The Ateneum acquires Heikki W. Virolainen’s Ilman impi for its collection

The Ateneum Art Museum has acquired eight new sculptures for its collection during spring 2017. Of the works acquired, the sculptor Heikki W. Virolainen's (1936–2004) three-metre wooden sculpture Ilman impi (Virgin Daughter of the Ether) (1970) will, from now on, be on permanent display as…

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