Art

National fervour and symbolism

National fervour and symbolism

  The plein-air method drove Finnish artists out among real subjects: the peasantry and genuine nature. Artists, who usually had an upper-class ba...

From rococo to realism

From rococo to realism

The Three Smiths statue Profane, so-called free art, had its hesitant origin in Finland in the 18th century Isak Wacklin’s rococo portraits and in...

Art treasures of the city

Art treasures of the city

  The history and present state of Finnish art can be studied intimately in the various art museums, galleries and special collections in and arou...