A Visit to the Ateneum

Yesterday we went to the Ateneum, the central museum of the Finnish National Gallery. We visited our favorite classics of Finnish art, and an exhibition of great modernist artists from the era of urbanization in Finland.

Classics of Finnish art

Paintings by Ferdinand von Wright, Hugo Simberg, Albert Edelfelt. Sculpture by Eemil Halonen.

6 Finnish landscapes

Landscapes by Eero Järnefelt and Pekka Halonen.

helene schjerfbeck

Self portrait by Helene Schjerfbeck.

3 Finnish modernists

Portraits by Adamson-Eric, Yrjö Ollila, and Martti Ranttila.

Mikko Hovi AlarmSculpture by Mikko Hovi.

Click and zoom for a closer look.

You can take a virtual tour of the main hall of the Ateneum, complete with audio commentary on selected artworks, here.

~ by lolarusa on October 31, 2018.

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