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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