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EXHIBITIONS

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EMBASSY OF EGS
7.6.–25.8.2024

For the Didrichsen Art Museum's 2024 summer exhibition, graffiti artist EGS transforms the museum into an embassy of an imaginary state. The exhibition brings together the main themes of the artist's work: the EGS alphabet, maps, history, folklore and graffiti. EGS has been making Finnish graffiti art known worldwide for almost 30 years.

EGS: Traveling to the Ends of the World to Write Endless Letters, 2024. Kuva / foto / photo: Marko Rantanen

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WORKS FROM
THE DIDRICHSEN COLLECTION

9.9.2023–25.8.2024

A selection of works from the Didrichsen collection is on display in the Villa Didrichsen and in the small exhibition room on the bottom floor of the museum. Among others, works by Finnish and foreign artists, such as Helene Schjerfbeck, Ellen Thesleff, Henry Moore and Victor Vasarely are on display.

SIGRID SCHAUMAN (1877–1979):

Kaksi poppelia / Två popplar / Two poplars

1935, öljy / olja / oil, 37 x 45 cm
Kuva: Jussi Pakkala

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

2024

TULEVAT NÄYTTELYT
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CARL-HENNING PEDERSEN

7.9.2024–26.1.2025

Birds, suns, ships in the sky and fairytale castles: the fantasy imagery of Danish artist Carl-Henning Pedersen (19132007) will take over the museum in autumn 2024. Pedersen, who had a long career, was one of the most important artists of Danish modernism. He also belonged to the important international CoBrA group. 

 

Didrichsen Art Museum organised Pedersen's first exhibition in Finland in 1968, and the museum's own collection includes many works by him. The works in the exhibition are on loan from the Carl-Henning Pedersen & Else Alfelts Museum in Herning, Denmark.

CARL-HENNING PEDERSEN: Keltainen aurinkokuva /
Gul solbild / Gult solbillede / Yellow sun picture
1950, öljy / olja / oil, 137,5 x 204 cm. Didrichsenin taidemuse / Didrichsens konstmuseum / Didrichsen Art Museum. Kuva / foto / photo: Rauno Träskelin

2025

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REIDAR SÄRESTÖNIEMI

100 YEARS

8.2.–1.6.2025

Spring 2024 will mark the centenary of Reidar Särestöniemi's (1925–1981) birth. The exhibition at Didrichsen Art Museum will feature works from the museum's own collection, as well as works from private and museum collections in Finland. The main focus of the exhibition is Särestöniemi's special connection with nature, a strong identification with the Lappish environment reflected in his art. For Särestöniemi, working in Lapland was essential.

REIDAR SÄRESTÖNIEMI: Kuun valaisemat puut /
Månbelysta träd / Moonlit trees,1968
Kuva / foto / photo: Rauno Träskelin.
Y
ksityiskohta / detajl / detail

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