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Starting with the year 1809, the storylines run through to the nineteen-seventies, additionally highlighting the Ateneum building itself as the center of the Finnish art scene for the last 127 years, housing not only vibrant artworks but also two significant art schools. The catalogue offers readers sixteen newly commissioned thematic articles written by museum specialists along with five short stories by contemporary Finnish authors.


Publisher: Ateneum/Finnish National gallery and Hatje Cantz.

Editors: Susanna Pettersson, Anu Utriainen.

ISBN: 9783775741378

Size 14 x 22 cm, 263 pages.


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The Ateneum Art Museum is the most frequently visited museum in the country and it holds Finland s oldest and largest art collection. This beautifully illustrated publication, Stories of Finnish Art, looks at the collection through a social lens, addressing how historical and political events have influenced art and artists as well as the museum s organization and acquisition policy.

Language Finnish.

Finns också på svenska.


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28,00  Incl. VAT. 10%

SKU: 103938

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