Galerie Anhava temporarily closed

We have been closely monitoring the instructions of local authorities and in response to the safety recommendations for limiting the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Galerie Anhava will be temporarily closed to the public as of Tuesday 17 March.

Our current exhibition of works by Matti Kujasalo can be viewed by appointment. We will continuously evaluate the situation and will inform about the updates on the gallery’s website and on our social media channels. Gallery operations will continue through remote working and we will be available by email: hanna.huitu(at)anhava.com.

Unfortunately the upcoming solo exhibition by Raimo Reinikainen as well as the Anhava Underground exhibition by Juhana Moisander will be postponed. The exhibitions were scheduled to open on 2 April.

We look forward to welcoming you to the gallery again.

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Anna Tuori at Suzanne Tarasieve

Anna Tuori’s second solo show at Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve in Paris runs from 14 March to 2 May 2020. The Never Seen a Bag Exploding exhibition presents her new drawings and paintings, including the Walkers series.

“The first word that comes to mind when I look at the works of Anna Tuori is restless. There are restless ‘walkers’ populating her paintings, ready to go but also wanting to stay. A restless hand made the paintings, moving over the surface, adding scribbles and patches in different places. And the resulting works never rest; they appear active, vibrant, and alive (…)” – Jurriaan Benschop

Santeri Tuori at Purdy Hicks

The Purdy Hicks Gallery in London is showing a solo exhibition of photographer Santeri Tuori from 28 February to 28 March 2020. For the new Water Lilies series, Tuori photographed ponds over a period of time; the works are layered images on top of each other taken from the same spot at different times. As a result, the image becomes abstracted – no longer a specific record of the original pond and water lilies photographed by Tuori, but more the essence and memory of the place.

Image: Water Lilies #9, 2019, pigment print, 93.5 x 70 cm