Helsinki: Tove Jansson

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 15:00 to Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 15:00

 

Tove Jansson was a painter, author, illustrator and comic artist. She was also "the mother of the Moomins" and one of the best known Finnish artists abroad.

HAM presents Tove Jansson’s art and life with works from the people of Helsinki’s own art collection. The exhibition will include two of Tove Jansson’s most important works, the frescos Party in the City and Party in the Countryside, and the oil painting Before the Masquerade and sketches made for the murals in the Aurora Children’s Hospital.

Tove Jansson’s life is related with a biography and photographs by her brother Per Olov Jansson.

Venue: Helsinki Art Museum, Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 8, 00100 Helsinki

More information:   Helsinki Art Museum

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