Summer Exhibition

The summer exhibition presented works from the Sara Hildén Foundation collection ranging from classic works to new acquisitions representing contemporary art.

The upper floor of the museum housed classics of European modernism and early pre-war masters. Among the artists represented were Pierre Bonnard, Juan Gris, Paul Klee, Fernand Léger and Pablo Picasso together with masters of modern art of a younger generation such as Paul Delvaux, Joan Miró and Giorgio Morandi. Other major works from the collection included the British sculptor Henry Moore’s Reclining Mother and Child and Alberto Giacometti’s female figure Woman on a Chariot. Also on show at the exhibition was a new donation from the German sculptor Thomas Schütte, 18 etchings from the Frauen series.

Downstairs in the museum were new acquisitions from the German artist Berta Fischer, the Swedish painter Andreas Eriksson and the Finnish artists Tor Arne, Tomas Byström, Pasi Karjula, Markus Konttinen, Leena Luostarinen, Jussi Niva and Antti Tanttu.