Exhibition: Art, the North, people and the state

Northern art exhibition, Rovaniemi “Flying Stories” Rovaniemi Art Museum, 4.11.2011-29.1.2012

We went to watch an exhibition by three painters on Arctic topics, from three different regions: Greenland, Lapland and the Russian North-West. It’s called “Flying Stories” and exhibits paintings by Tyko Vylko, Andreas Alariesto and Johan Markussen. According to the museum, the exhibition is targeted to attract children as well. This approach is reflected in the arrangements: first it might seem strange that the paintings of the three painters coming from different regions and periods are mixed.  Continue reading “Exhibition: Art, the North, people and the state”