Meet the Artist: Petr Řehoř

I came across Petr Řehoř’s latest work during Helsinki Art Walk last weekend at Galleria Pirkko-Liisa Topelius and I immediately became curious about the possible interpretations of  his semiotic paintings. The exhibition called Days in Rome emerged from the artist’s residency in Rome in the summer of 2014 and it displayed paintings and collages made during his stay in […]

Moving Art – Heather Hansen

Lately I have become increasingly interested in the relationship between visual art and kinetics, a topic that I have been researching for some time. It is not only the relationship between the two, but also the result of this fusion that particularly fascinates me. So today I wanted to share with you a truly inspiring artist whose very movements on paper gradually […]

Discovering Helsinki Noir at Amos Anderson

This past weekend I visited for the second time the Helsinki Noir exhibition at Amos Anderson. The first time around I went alone and now I was joined by a friend of mine who also works in the art world, bringing a fresh view over the entire experience. First of all, I must say that it is […]

Ai Weiwei’s exhibition at HAM

This is how you’re welcomed into Ai Weiwei’s exhibition at Helsinki Art Museum. A powerful statement defying official and government institutions, as well as tourist attractions & stereotypes. Here are 3 of Finland’s: the majestic white church,  the parliament building and the popular Viking Line, a major tourist hub. Going further than the typical exhibition setting, the […]

Jiří Georg Dokoupil’s Bubbles

I was recently impressed by the postmodernist Czech artist Jiří Georg Dokoupil and his unconventional work with liquid soap. A part of his works were displayed at Galerie Forsblom in Helsinki. The gallery also proposes this year a new concept of experiencing the artist’s work and fine-dining in collaboration with Helsinki restaurant Muru. This collaboration […]