Culturekiosque Travel Tips Events in Helsinki: Current Listings
Berit Talpsepp-Jaanisoo: Villu’s Portrait, 2015.
Face to Face: Portrait Now
HELSINKI, FINLAND • Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma • 13 March 2015 - 17 February 2016
A traditional portrait is a work of art that depicts an individual and reveals something of their character, personality or position. Portraiture as an art form has changed radically in recent decades as the concept of identity has altered. The idea of a ‘true self’ that can be captured in a picture is no longer regarded as tenable. Art is now seeking new ways to depict varied and changeable identities.
The exhibition presents works from the Kiasma Collections and other contemporary artworks through the theme of portraiture. While some of the works are traditional self-portraits, many of the artists focus on the body or physical presence instead of the face and external likeness. Some works only show objects associated with a person or a role, while some depict a celebrity whom the artist has never met.
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma Website
||Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma|
Tel: (358)294 500 50
Event selection, descriptions, ratings, page design, and all other
information in these listings
copyright © 2015
Culturekiosque Publications. All rights reserved.
Images are copyright Culturekiosque.com and/or
their original copyright holders.