Essi Kuokkanen in ARS22

Essi Kuokkanen takes part in ARS22 – Living Encounters at Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, running through 16 October 2022. Displayed are several new paintings by Kuokkanen, bursting with colour, and speaking of themes such as empathy and the relationship between man and nature. The group show is the tenth instalment in the series of major international contemporary art exhibitions, originally launched in 1961. The exhibition features works by over 50 artists from 20 countries, and is the first to be shown at the newly renovated museum building.

Image: Essi Kuokkanen, Kepinkeräilijät, 2021, oil on canvas, 200 x 140 cm. Photo: Eetu Huhtala