Suvi Sysi / Vessels 11.2. – 13.3.

I become interested in a simple clay shape and decide to repeat it and see where it takes me. The clay records the touch and the impressions of fingerprints. As I repeat the shape, its nature and behaviour reveal themselves. The slow repetition…

Henna Aho & Mia Saharla / Polyphonic compositions (at the grave of painting) 11.2. – 13.3.

The art of painting has laid itself to rest. We linger on the graves of painting; Julia Rommel’s SuperJumbo, Steven Parrino’s Untitled, Dianna Molzan’s Repetto and Angela de la Cruz’s Layers - Small (Ultramarine Blue / Light Blue) rest…

TURKU ARTOTEQUE / WINTER GARDEN 8.1.–13.3.2022

The Winter Garden in the Lobby Gallery of the Kunsthalle consists of works from the selection of Turku Artoteque. The shades and themes of the exhibited works breathe in the winter season. A large number of sculptures have been selected for…

Mortti Saarnia / Allergic Cowboy, 8.1. – 6.2.2022

The Allergic Cowboy is a story of a man who betrays his manhood and becomes an icon in the Finnish countryside of the 1950s. The cowboy is an agricultural worker who is allergic to horses. He is a homosexual idolising the Marlboro ads and doing…

Anna Hillbom, Isfrid Angard Siljehaug ja Ann-Catrin Olsson / I want to belong to the living, 8.1. – 6.2.2022

I want to belong to the living is a collaborative exhibition with Anna Hillbom, Isfrid Angard Siljehaug and Ann-Catrin Olsson. We share an urgency to make possible a tactile re-reading of the past, where the agency of each artist’s work…

The 97th Annual Exhibition of Turku Artists’ Association, 12.11.-19.12.2021

The 97th Annual Exhibition of Turku Artists’ Association will be presented at Kunsthalle Turku from 12 November to 19 December 2021. The Annual Exhibition of Turku Artists’ Association is a tradition going back nearly 100 years. The Annual…

TURKU ARTOTHEQUE / Artoteque pique nique 4, 8.10. – 7.11.2021

In May, the Lobby Gallery will showcase the fourth installment in the Artoteque Pique Nique series of exhibitions with pieces selected from the sales collection of Turku Artoteque. Turku Artists’ Association, operator of the Turku Artoteque,…

ANNA HYRKKÄNEN / LAAJENTUNUT TODELLISUUS, 8.10. – 7.11.2021

The composition in the gallery space depicts the entanglement of the human body, mind, brain and consciousness. The white space is a surface, similar to the skin on our bodies. The white space and the objects represent the structures of the…

RAINER PAANANEN / SOUND OF ALCHEMY, 8.10. – 7.11.2021

Rainer Paananen’s solo exhibition Sound of Alchemy presents the artist’s photographic pieces and installations from 2018–2021. Mirroring minimalism and conceptual art, the exhibition explores the idea of producing sound and photographs…