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 […]

Hvitträsk, a most magical Art Nouveau hideaway

Last weekend I was lucky enough to have a guided tour of Hvitträsk, the residence and workplace of Eliel Saarinen, one of Finland’s most well-known architects. Saarinen designed and built the place together with his fellow artists and architects Herman Gesellius and Armas Lindgren between 1901 and 1903. So Hvitträsk is not just one house, […]

Northtern Jugendstil Greetings

As any art spectator, I have my own love list and I feel closer to some styles more than others. Possibly my biggest crush so far has been Art Nouveau, known under many other names according to the place it manifested itself: Jugendstil, Glasgow style, Liberty, Modernisme or Vienna secession. Below a few photos from Helsinki, Finland. […]