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.
Size 14 x 22 cm, 263 pages.