Modern Life! – Finnish Modernism and the International Dimension showcases highlights of architecture, design, visual art and photography that contributed to the construction of a modern and international Finland between 1917 and 1968.
Striking a bold feminist pose, the exhibition at HAM showcases af Enehielm’s work with an emphasis on her paintings from the 1980s and 1990s. The show also includes two new monumental paintings and a review of af Enehielm’s work as a pioneer of Finnish performance art.
The exhibition explores the story of Tyko Sallinen (1879–1955), a pioneer in Finnish painting and expressionism. Consisting of 50 works, the show focuses on Sallinen’s most important period, the 1910s. The exhibition also includes works by the artist’s first wife, Helmi Vartiainen, and by their daughters Taju and Eva.
The works of Tove Jansson (1914–2001) are amongs the most cherished pieces in the HAM collection. HAM has dedicated some of its galleries to an exhibition of the artist's life and works.
This installation gives you a new perspective on hitchhiking and creates random encounters at the streets of Helsinki.
Emma Jääskeläinen’s pieces are figures and studies of form and its evolution. Sad Basket is about moments spent together and a longing for closeness, but it is also about alienation and disappointment.
ROAR27 consists of a painting resembling the head of a bear and a site-specific logo installation. Surrounded by the urban buzz of the metro station, the work is a powerful comment in defence of nature.