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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!

Gunvor Grönvik (b. 1912 Turku, d. 1955 Helsinki)

Gunvor Grönvik began her career in Turku in the 1930s. Like many of her contemporaries, networks and friendships among women artists formed significant support and the basis for Grönvik’s professional career. However, she suffered from profound loneliness and alienation.