Akseli Gallen-Kallela and Pekka Halonen 150 years

Ateneum Art Museum is devoting two rooms to the celebration of Akseli Gallen-Kallela’s and Pekka Halonen’s jubilee year. Visitors can delve into Gallen-Kallela’s and Halonen’s artistic careers through seven works each.

Also featured are works by two contemporary artists: Temptress 1, 2, 3 (2015), a three-part painting created for this exhibition by Heikki Marila (b. 1966) and Nature Documentary (1993-95), an installation by Pekka Nevalainen (b. 1951) from the National Gallery collection.

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The Finnish National Gallery closes Ateneum Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma and Sinebrychoff Art Museum to stop the spread of the coronavirus

  The three museums will be closed for public as of 30 November 2020. The museums will stay closed until 20 December 2020. Ateneum's museum shop will be open as normal. Entrance to the museum shop is on the Ateneuminkuja side. Visitors over 13…

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