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Finnish Modernism With an International Flare

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Finnish Modernism With an International Flare

With its diversely-themed exhibitions, modern Finnish architecture and international ambience, the Didrichsen Art Museum continues to entice visitors from all over the world.

Established in 1965 by the Danish businessman Gunnar Didrichsen and his wife Marie-Louise, the Didrichsen Art Museum has a collection of over a thousand works ranging from Finnish and international paintings and sculptures to artefacts from ancient cultures. Among the collection’s highlights are works by Pablo Picasso, Wassily Kandinsky, Salvador Dalí, Henry Moore and Alberto Giacometti.

In their first online exhibition on IC, the Didrichsen Art Museum present works from the collection.

FERNAND LÉGER, Nature Morte à la Coupe, 1948. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
FERNAND LÉGER, Nature Morte à la Coupe, 1948. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
ALEXANDER CALDER, Ballons Dans la Pluie, 1965. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
ALEXANDER CALDER, Ballons Dans la Pluie, 1965. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
SAM FRANCIS, Untitled Tokyo, 1971. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
SAM FRANCIS, Untitled Tokyo, 1971. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
JOAN MIRÓ, Femme à la Chevelure Defaite, 1960. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
JOAN MIRÓ, Femme à la Chevelure Defaite, 1960. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
SONYA DELAUNAY, Autoportrait Portugal, 1916. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
SONYA DELAUNAY, Autoportrait Portugal, 1916. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
CARL-HENNING PEDERSEN, Yellow Sun Picture, 1950. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
CARL-HENNING PEDERSEN, Yellow Sun Picture, 1950. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE, Serpent Goddess 1/7, 1982. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE, Serpent Goddess 1/7, 1982. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
JOSEF ALBERS, Homage to the Square – Autumnal Call, 1963. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
JOSEF ALBERS, Homage to the Square – Autumnal Call, 1963. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
GOTTFRIED HONEGGER, Tableau-Relief, 1967. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
GOTTFRIED HONEGGER, Tableau-Relief, 1967. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
YVES KLEIN, Victoire de Samothrace Bleue, 1962-73. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
YVES KLEIN, Victoire de Samothrace Bleue, 1962-73. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
LYNN CHADWICK, Sitting Electra V, 1968. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
LYNN CHADWICK, Sitting Electra V, 1968. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
PABLO PICASSO, Nu Debout, 1943-47. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
PABLO PICASSO, Nu Debout, 1943-47. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
ALBERTO GIACOMETTI, Femme Bras Tronqués, 1964. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
ALBERTO GIACOMETTI, Femme Bras Tronqués, 1964. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
HENRY MOORE, The Archer, 1965. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
HENRY MOORE, The Archer, 1965. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
HELENE SCHJERFBECK, Rottening Apples, 1944. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
HELENE SCHJERFBECK, Rottening Apples, 1944. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
WASSILY KANDINSKY, Eglise à Murnau, 1908. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
WASSILY KANDINSKY, Eglise à Murnau, 1908. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
AKSELI GALLEN-KALLELA, Clouds, 1904. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
AKSELI GALLEN-KALLELA, Clouds, 1904. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
SALVADOR DALÍ, The Sandman, 1966. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
SALVADOR DALÍ, The Sandman, 1966. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
WASSILY KANDINSKY, Jeu de Verticales, 1939. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
WASSILY KANDINSKY, Jeu de Verticales, 1939. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
HENRI MICHAUX, L'' Esterel. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
HENRI MICHAUX, L'' Esterel. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
MARK ROTHKO, Gray, White, Purple, 1960. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
MARK ROTHKO, Gray, White, Purple, 1960. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
PABLO PICASSO, Le Peintre au Travail, 1964. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
PABLO PICASSO, Le Peintre au Travail, 1964. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
HELENE SCHJERFBECK, Girl with Beret, 1935. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
HELENE SCHJERFBECK, Girl with Beret, 1935. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
HELENE SCHJERFBECK, Self Portrait with Black Mouth, 1938. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
HELENE SCHJERFBECK, Self Portrait with Black Mouth, 1938. Courtesy Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki

The Didrichsen Art Museum is included in the Art Guide.