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Virtual Lecture: Among Forests and Lakes Curators' Talk

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May 08
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Virtual Lecture: Among Forests and Lakes Curators' Talk
May 08, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm PST

Join Anu Utriainen, Senior Researcher, and Hanne Selkokari, Curator, from the Ateneum Art Museum, the Finnish National Gallery in Helsinki, for an in-depth look at the new exhibit, Among Forests and Lakes: Landscape Masterpieces from the Finnish National Gallery

Among Forests and Lakes: Landscape Masterpieces from the Finnish National Gallery examines how Finnish artists have depicted the landscape of their native country from the 1850s until the present day. The exhibition presents over 50 paintings and prints drawn from the Ateneum Art Museum, one of three museums that form the Finnish National Gallery. Selected scenes cover more than 150 years and 800 miles, with artworks capturing the splendor and grandeur of Finland from the coast and archipelago in the south to Sápmi and the Arctic Ocean in the north.

Cost: Free for Members; $5 general admission

About the speakers:

Hanne Selkokari, Ph.D., has been working as a curator in Ateneum Art Museum / Finnish National Gallery since Autumn 2018. Earlier she worked as the director of Ainola, The Home of Jean and Aino Sibelius in Järvenpää and before that as a chief curator in WSOY Literary Foundation and as coordinator for the Finnish Doctoral Programme in Art History at the University of Helsinki. She has been working at the University of Helsinki as a teacher, coordinator and researcher in art history, museology and classical archeology and also as a researcher in the Finnish Institute at Athens.

Her doctoral thesis Treasures of a Patriot. Eliel Aspelin-Haapkylä as an Art Collector and Art Historian was published in 2008 (in Finnish). She has edited several books and publications for scientific institutions and museums. For Ateneum Art Museum: Magnus Enckell 2020, Natalia Goncharova 2020, Silent Beauty 2019, Kupka 2019, Helene Schjerfbeck 2016 and Japanomania 2016. And written articles about art collectors and collections, artist women, museum and exhibition history, artists travels, Roman pottery and glass, cast collections etc.

Her dearest interest is gardening.

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Anu Utriainen, MA, is Senior Researcher and the Keeper of Prints and Drawings at Ateneum Art Museum, Finnish National Gallery. She has been a member of the curatorial committees for many Ateneum exhibitions and curated collection projects such as Stories of Finnish Art (2016-20), Urban Encounters (2018-19),  Artists of Ruovesi (2019-20) . Utriainen was responsible for the Tuulikki Pietilä solo exhibition at the Ateneum and domestic touring collection exhibitions of Finnish art, as well as the Images of the Modern Woman publication and exhibition in New York and Stockholm during the Finnish centenary of 2017 as well as in the Museum of Western Art in Tokyo 2019 and Gl. Strand in Copenhagen 2020. She was also involved in the Creating the Self exhibition at Kumu as a curatorial advisor.

Currently Utriainen is working on the major forthcoming international tour of Akseli Gallen-Kallela, shown in 2022 in Europe.

Anu Utriainen has previously served as Curator of Collections at Ateneum and edited many of the museum’s collection and exhibition publications. Utriainen is specialized in Finnish art of the 1920s and ‘30s, including sculpture.

headshot of woman

 

Virtual Lecture: Among Forests and Lakes Curators' Talk
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Join Anu Utriainen, Senior Researcher, and Hanne Selkokari, Curator, from the Ateneum Art Museum, the Finnish National Gallery in Helsinki, for an in-depth look at the new exhibit, Among Forests and Lakes: Landscape Masterpieces from the Finnish National Gallery

Among Forests and Lakes: Landscape Masterpieces from the Finnish National Gallery examines how Finnish artists have depicted the landscape of their native country from the 1850s until the present day. The exhibition presents over 50 paintings and prints drawn from the Ateneum Art Museum, one of three museums that form the Finnish National Gallery. Selected scenes cover more than 150 years and 800 miles, with artworks capturing the splendor and grandeur of Finland from the coast and archipelago in the south to Sápmi and the Arctic Ocean in the north.

Cost: Free for Members; $5 general admission

About the speakers:

Hanne Selkokari, Ph.D., has been working as a curator in Ateneum Art Museum / Finnish National Gallery since Autumn 2018. Earlier she worked as the director of Ainola, The Home of Jean and Aino Sibelius in Järvenpää and before that as a chief curator in WSOY Literary Foundation and as coordinator for the Finnish Doctoral Programme in Art History at the University of Helsinki. She has been working at the University of Helsinki as a teacher, coordinator and researcher in art history, museology and classical archeology and also as a researcher in the Finnish Institute at Athens.

Her doctoral thesis Treasures of a Patriot. Eliel Aspelin-Haapkylä as an Art Collector and Art Historian was published in 2008 (in Finnish). She has edited several books and publications for scientific institutions and museums. For Ateneum Art Museum: Magnus Enckell 2020, Natalia Goncharova 2020, Silent Beauty 2019, Kupka 2019, Helene Schjerfbeck 2016 and Japanomania 2016. And written articles about art collectors and collections, artist women, museum and exhibition history, artists travels, Roman pottery and glass, cast collections etc.

Her dearest interest is gardening.

headshot of smiling woman

Anu Utriainen, MA, is Senior Researcher and the Keeper of Prints and Drawings at Ateneum Art Museum, Finnish National Gallery. She has been a member of the curatorial committees for many Ateneum exhibitions and curated collection projects such as Stories of Finnish Art (2016-20), Urban Encounters (2018-19),  Artists of Ruovesi (2019-20) . Utriainen was responsible for the Tuulikki Pietilä solo exhibition at the Ateneum and domestic touring collection exhibitions of Finnish art, as well as the Images of the Modern Woman publication and exhibition in New York and Stockholm during the Finnish centenary of 2017 as well as in the Museum of Western Art in Tokyo 2019 and Gl. Strand in Copenhagen 2020. She was also involved in the Creating the Self exhibition at Kumu as a curatorial advisor.

Currently Utriainen is working on the major forthcoming international tour of Akseli Gallen-Kallela, shown in 2022 in Europe.

Anu Utriainen has previously served as Curator of Collections at Ateneum and edited many of the museum’s collection and exhibition publications. Utriainen is specialized in Finnish art of the 1920s and ‘30s, including sculpture.

headshot of woman

 

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