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Teräskonstruktio / Steel Construction

Malminkaari 23 courtyard, Malmi • Helsinki • Artist Kari Huhtamo
Published 1990 • © Visual Artists Association

Steel Construction at no. 23 backyard by artist Kari Huhtamo. The steel tubes are welded together in an idosyncratic way which can be interpreted as a spatial-geometrical form. As the work gleams in the light it has a lighter, more organic appearance suggesting a flower-like form, or even that of the wings of a butterfly.

The work doesn't belong to the collections of the Helsinki Art Museum.

The artist's trademark is of simplified forms and glistening steel. He has other other public works to his name including Avarte in Pihlajamäki (a district of Helsinki), and a steel monument inaugurated in Rovaniemi (in the north of Finland) from the year 1977. Also see Avarte.

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Kari Huhtamo: Steel Construction, 1990. You may not use this photo for commercial purposes. © Photo: Helsinki Art Museum

Kari Huhtamo: Steel Construction, 1990. You may not use this photo for commercial purposes. © Photo: Helsinki Art Museum