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Have a taste of Ateneum's Modern Woman -exhibition!

Modern Woman opens on February 11th 2022. The exhibition shows art works from Finnish woman artists Helene Schjerfbeck, Sigrid Schauman, Ellen Thesleff, Elga Sesemann, Hilda Flodin, Sigrid af Forselles, Gunvor Grönvik, Eila Hiltunen, Lea Ignatius, Helmi Kuusi, Laila Pullinen and Essi Renvall. 

See a selection of their art works at our web gallery!

Sculptress took on monumental subjects

Sigrid af Forselles stood out from other sculptresses by taking on monumental subjects. Exemplifying her interest in esotericism, her major work was a series of reliefs entitled The Development of the Human Soul, four parts of which are at Helsinki’s Kallio Church and one part at our collection.