Ateneum Art Museum

14.6.2019–6.10.2019

 Admission with Museum Card
Exhibition

Silent Beauty – Nordic and East-Asian Interaction

Nordic and East Asian art share the idea of everyday beauty and a connection with nature.

The Silent Beauty exhibition spotlights interaction between the Nordic and East Asian countries in the twentieth century. This year marks the centenary of Finnish-Japanese diplomatic ties. This exhibition celebrates our countries’ ongoing active interaction.

The exhibition juxtaposes visual art, ceramics, textile art and architecture from Finnish, Swedish, Japanese, Korean and Chinese artists. The works display a simplified aesthetic: geometric shapes, sophisticated colours, and an appreciation of materials link the pieces exhibited. The exhibits include beautiful and functional everyday objects, such as sophisticated Asian ceramics and kimonos. The paintings, drawings and prints included in the exhibition feature abstract themes, as well as landscapes and still lifes.

The rich exhibition offers a meditative experience: at Silent Beauty, visitors can experience the atmosphere of Finnish nature and winter in the centre of Helsinki. Silent Beauty – Nordic and East-Asian Interaction is a continuation of the exhibition Japanomania in the Nordic Countries 1875–1918, which was seen at the Ateneum in spring 2016.

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Museum contact details

Ateneum Art Museum
Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki

0294 500 401

Museum website

Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card

17/15/0 €

Payment methods

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Opening hours

Mon Closed
Tue 10:00-18:00
Wed 10:00-20:00
Thu 10:00-20:00
Fri 10:00-18:00
Sat 10:00-17:00
Sun 10:00-17:00

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