Lake Landscape, Kalevalanmaa and HAM
Lake Landscape from the collections of HAM has been included in
the stage costume design of Kalevalanmaa (The Land of Kalevala),
a major production of the Finnish National Opera and the Finnish
National Ballet. The painting has been printed on the costumes of
the choir, creating a lake landscape providing a background for the
Painted by Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931), the summery scene of
Lake Landscape depicts a traditional Finnish ideal landscape.
Kalevalanmaa combines different art forms to consider the
cornerstones of what it means to be Finnish. What is the core of
Finnish identity and do we understand our roots?
Kalevalanmaa at the Finnish National Opera from 3 November 2017
to 9 February 2018. Lake Landscape at HAM until the beginning of February 2018