Face to Face / Elements

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Collection exhibition catalogue: Face to Face - Portrait now / Elements, Kiasma 13.3.2015 - 7.2.2016.

Language Finnish and English.

This book presents two collection exhibitions. Face to Face showcases the many forms of contemporary portraiture. The extensive range of media used in contemporary art and changes in our conceptions of subject are reflected in the variety of the works.

The focus in Elements is on the world around us. The title refers to the attempts of ancient Greek philosophers to understand reality. The artworks query our relationship with the world, nature and experiences that transcend our perception.

Elements artists: Elina Autio, Enzo Cucchi, Carolus Enckell, Jussi Heikkilä, Jannis Kounellis, Janne Laine, Liisa Lounila, Elina Merenmies, Mario Merz, Mariele Neudecker, Tuula Närhinen, Anssi Pulkkinen & Taneli Rautiainen, Maaria Wirkkala.

Face to face artists: Adel Abidin, Lauri Astala, Tracey Emin, Juha Hälikkä, Kaarina Kaikkonen, Jan Kaila, Marjaana Kella, Heta Kuchka, Johanna Lecklin, Sami Lukkarinen, Elina Merenmies, Esko Männikkö, Kalervo Palsa, Jorma Puranen, Merja Puustinen, Aurora Reinhard, Seppo Renvall, Nina Roos, Stiina Saaristo, Mari Slaattelid, Sami Sänpäkkilä, Berit Talpsepp-Jaanisoo, Pauliina Turakka Purhonen, Marianna Uutinen.

Publisher: Finnish National Gallery / Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, 2015.

Editors: Saara Hacklin and Arja Miller.

Writers: Eija Aarnio, Saara Hacklin, Arja Miller, Patrik Nyberg and Jari-Pekka Vanhala.

ISBN: 978-952-7067-15-4

Size 21,5 x 21,5 cm, 132 pages.

Hardcover.

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