Admission with Museum Card

Tony Vaccaro: Life is Wonderful

Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

  • 5.6.2021–8.8.2021

The photographs of Tony Vaccaro dive into the ambiances and moments in times gone by.


The exhibition Life is Wonderful presents iconic fashion and lifestyle images from the 1950s to the 1970s by the internationally renowned Photographer Tony Vaccaro.

Besides New York glamour, the photos capture nostalgic summer moods in Finland; Vaccaro shot fashion by Marimekko for Life magazine in summer 1964 in Porvoo and Helsinki.

Kunsthalle Helsinki presents a selection of 130 images from Tony Vaccaros (b. 1922) productive career of nearly 80 years. In addition to fashion photography, the exhibition also includes several portraits of visual artists and celebrities. Vaccaro is also known for his wartime photos. The exhibition also features his photographs of battles in Germany and France during the Second World War, as well as a selection of impressions of post-war reconstruction in Europe.

The exhibition is produced in collaboration with Tony Vaccaro Studio, Monroe Gallery and Marimekko.

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Kunsthalle Helsinki
Nervanderinkatu 3, 00100 Helsinki

040 450 7211 (lippukassa)

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Admission with Museum Card
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Opening hours

Mon Closed
Tue 11:00-18:00
Wed 11:00-20:00
Thu 11:00-18:00
Fri 11:00-18:00
Sat 11:00-17:00
Sun 11:00-17:00

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