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Ernst Mether-Borgström
Through Jan 7, 2018 / EMMA

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Ernst Mether-Borgström was one of the pioneers of abstract art in Finland. His early production also includes figurative works. EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art presents the painter, print-maker and sculptor Mether-Borgström as a key figure of Finnish Modernism and in the context of art life in Espoo. Mether-Borgström lived in Espoo for many years, and worked in the Artists’ Associations studio house on Nallenpolku.

 

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Mether-Borgström made his debut at the exhibition of young artists at Kunsthalle Helsinki in 1941. His works have also been displayed at several exhibitions in Finland and abroad. In addition to Finnish collections, the MoMA in New York, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and the National Museum in Stockholm have works by the artist.

 

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Ernst Mether-Borgström

The exhibition continues EMMA’s series of classics of Finnish modernism. This has already featured names like Tapio Wirkkala, Birger Kaipiainen, Anitra Lucander, Lars-Gunnar Nordström and Rut Bryk. To accompany the exhibition EMMA will publish a book of Mether-Borgström’s art. The exhibition will contain several pieces from EMMA’s collections. The exhibition and publication are co-projects with the Mether-Borgström Foundation.

 

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Ernst Mether-Borgström
EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art / Finland
Curated by Hanna Mamia-Walther
Through January 7, 2018
For more information please visit the exhibition page >

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Through Jan 7, 2018 / EMMA

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Ernst Mether-Borgström was one of the pioneers of abstract art in Finland. His early production also includes figurative works. EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art presents the painter, print-maker and sculptor Mether-Borgström as a key figure of Finnish Modernism and in the context of art life in Espoo. Mether-Borgström lived in Espoo for many years, and worked in the Artists’ Associations studio house on Nallenpolku.

 

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Mether-Borgström made his debut at the exhibition of young artists at Kunsthalle Helsinki in 1941. His works have also been displayed at several exhibitions in Finland and abroad. In addition to Finnish collections, the MoMA in New York, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and the National Museum in Stockholm have works by the artist.

 

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Ernst Mether-Borgström

The exhibition continues EMMA’s series of classics of Finnish modernism. This has already featured names like Tapio Wirkkala, Birger Kaipiainen, Anitra Lucander, Lars-Gunnar Nordström and Rut Bryk. To accompany the exhibition EMMA will publish a book of Mether-Borgström’s art. The exhibition will contain several pieces from EMMA’s collections. The exhibition and publication are co-projects with the Mether-Borgström Foundation.

 

Ernst Mether-Borgström

Ernst Mether-Borgström
EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art / Finland
Curated by Hanna Mamia-Walther
Through January 7, 2018
For more information please visit the exhibition page >