KALEVALA DRAWINGS BY AKSELI GALLEN-KALLELA
June 11st - September 30th 2017
Drawings and graphic
Kalevala was an essential theme to the Finnish national artist Akseli Gallen-Kallela. He worked among the theme from his youth until his death.
In the summer 1890 Gallen-Kallela worked in Kuhmo. Besides the most famous painting Aino-triptych he painted also sketches and graphics , pearls of the Finnish visual art.
The exhibition opens up the artistís process of creation and describes the stages of birth of the arts. The drawings presented at the exhibition have never been introduced to the public before.
The exhibition is realized in co-operation with the Gallen-Kallela Museum.
Regional Council of Kainuu