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from 25 Nov 2016

During landscape painter Victor Westerholm’s term as the first director of Turku Art Museum 1891–1919, the collections of the museum came to comprise altogether 400 works of art acquired by purchase or as a donation. Many of these works have subsequently become undisputed classics of Finnish art. The new collection exhibition presents highlights from the classics alongside unrealised dreams – works that for some reason never became part of the collection. Read further

ELINA BROTHERUS: WORKS 1998–2015
17 Feb – 21 May 2017

Elina Brotherus is one of the internationally best known Finnish photographers. She lives and works in Finland and France. In her photographs and videos Brotherus explores subjective experiences, the presence and absence of love, and issues of form in art. Much of her work focuses on the relation between the human figure and landscape and the gaze of the artist on her model. This is Brotherus’s first retrospective exhibition. Read further


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EEVA-RIITTA EEROLA & JENNI TOIKKA: DOUBLE TAKE
17 Feb – 2 Apr 2017

The joint exhibition by painter Eeva-Riitta Eerola and video artist Jenni Toikka examines the power of visual information, the reading of images, and the formation of their meaning. The result is a kind of collage study that combines different media, an experience defined by unexpected similarities. Read further


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SREN THILO FUNDER: THE VANISHING TABLE
17 Feb – 2 Apr 2017

The Vanishing Table (2014) explores money, the formation of its value and its contractual, even imaginary nature through two stories. A mystical meeting of numismatists to examine extremely rare but invisible historical currency is accompanied by a poem by Lewis Carroll on the tragicomic laws of indebtedness. Read further

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