Estonian art

Estonian artist Andres Sütevaka opens an exhibition in Barcelona

The Estonian artist Andres Sütevaka opens his personal exhibition, “De la pintura la ceramica”, at the ACC Gallery of the Potters Association of Catalonia in Barcelona. Sütevaka has been living in Spain since January 2014, creating sculptures and ceramics. He is a third-year sculpture student at the Tartu Art College, …

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An Ethiopian in Tallinn, circa 1903

In the early twentieth century Estonian artist Ants Laikmaa created beautiful portraits of Ethiopians and North Africans, while still developing a distinct Estonian art. The range of his portraiture reveals the tolerance and acceptance in Estonia over a century ago. Estonia has always been multicultural, yet recent debates about EU migration …

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Ilon Wikland: “All along, I’ve been trying to paint the emotions”

Ilon Wikland is an Estonian-Swedish artist and illustrator, renowned for her illustrations for the world-famous Swedish children author Astrid Lindgren. Born in Tartu in 1930, and raised in Haapsalu, on Estonia’s western coast, Wikland fled from the Soviet occupation of Estonia in 1944 and found a safe haven in Sweden. A …

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A London gallery showcases art by emerging Estonian artists

An exhibition at the Gabo Manchano Gallery in London is showcasing the art by emerging Estonian artists Lilian Hiob, Saskia Järve, Mauri Gross, Gerli Kont and Ulla Juske. The exhibition, organised in collaboration with Leyden Gallery and called ERROR, will showcase the interplay where each artist observes the faults made …

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Kumu included among the 10 best European contemporary art museums

Culture Trip, the UK-based digital platform for global culture and lifestyle, has included the modern art museum Kumu in the Estonian capital among the best contemporary art galleries in Europe. “One of the many emerging contemporary galleries in Eastern Europe, the Kumu in Tallinn, Estonia, sets itself apart from many with its …

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Estonian artist Kaido Ole among the “100 Painters of Tomorrow”

The Estonian artist, Kaido Ole, has been chosen among the “100 painters of Tomorrow”, an art exhibition and a book authored by the famed London gallerist, Kurt Beers, and published by the Anglo-American publishing house, Thames & Hudson. “100 Painters of Tomorrow” is the result of a major new project …

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A new art venture dedicated to Estonian art started in London

It doesn’t happen every day that an art gallery dedicated to Estonian art opens in a cosmopolitan metropolis like London. But the curiously named Gabo Manchano Gallery is doing just that – featuring four young Estonian artists, the gallery’s pop-up debut exhibition was entitled “This Is What I Am”. The …

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