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Northern Stars and Southern Lights: The Golden Age of Finnish Art 1870-1920
Gunnar Berndtson (1854-1895), ‘The Bride’s Song’, 1881. Ateneum Art Museum Central Art Archives / Hannu Aaltonen.


DUBLIN, IRELAND.- The National Gallery of Ireland presents an exhibition on one of the treasures of Northern European art – Finnish painting and printmaking of the turn of the nineteenth century. Celebrating the highpoint of Finnish art, when the country was still a Grand Duchy of Russia, the exhibition will feature some 75 works which show a mix of native influences with international styles. Finnish landscape painting will be represented by, among others, Eero Järnefelt (1863-1937), and Väinö Blomstedt (1871-1947), who captured the country’s distinctive forests, lakes and rivers in a uniquely heroic and symbolic manner. The exhibition will demonstrate how artists depicted legends and myths, with a particular emphasis on the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic. It will also present an overview of the various trends of early twentieth-century Modernism in Finland, including works from the Septem Group and the November Group. The exhibition is organised in collaboration with the Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki.






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