Juho Rissanen – Childhood Memory
The exhibition Childhood Memory concentrates on the essentials of Juho Rissanen’s (1873–1950) art and person. Rissanen, once described as “the most Finnish artist of his generation”, is known as a painter of the peasants. He has created a distinguished style based on the use of lines.
Juho Rissanen: Childhood Memory, 1903, Szépmúvészeti Múzeum, Budapest.
The exhibition is part of the programme for the centenary of Finland’s independence in 2017. The central artwork, Childhood Memory, will be given as a loan from the Budapest Museum for Fine Art.