Helsinki Contemporary (FI)

Helsinki Contemporary shows distinguished contemporary art by emerging and established artists from Finland and abroad. Spanning all artistic media, the core of the gallery's programme are artists who take an ambitious, in-depth approach to their work. The gallery focuses on creating international networks between artists, curators and galleries.

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At CHART 2024, Helsinki Contemporary will present works by Emma Ainala, Ville Andersson, Anna Retulainen and Aki Turunen. While their works’ styles vary from minimalism to rich surrealist visions, all four Finnish artists share an interest in how painting and drawing work as ways of worldbuilding and narrativising life.

Emma Ainala, For the Thrills, 2024, 30 x 25 cm, oil on canvas. Photo: Johannes Ekholm.

Ville Andersson, undertone_30, 2023, ink and pencil on paper, framed, 23,5 x 17,7 cm. Photo: Ville Andersson.

Aki Turunen, La Bataille Lunaire, 2024, soft pastel on pastel card, framed, 65 x 50 cm. Photo: Jussi Tiainen.

Anna Retulainen, Home 2023, acrylic and oil on canvas, 200 x 160 cm. Photo Jussi Tiainen.