Death and Beauty. The Contemporary Gothic in Art and Visual Culture

20.02.–10.05.2015 | Kumu Art Museum The exhibition deals with dark, Gothic themes in art and visual culture, and analyses their relationship with the world of beauty, advertising and glamour. Although Gothic culture is rooted in the Middle Ages, many of

Metamorphoses of the Black Square. Interpretations of Malevich’s Work in Estonian Art

20.03.–09.08.2015 | Kumu Art Museum The current exhibition is a modest homage to Kazimir Malevich (1878–1935) on the 100th anniversary of his iconic 20th-century painting Black Square. Without any pretensions to exhaustive treatment, it is an attempt to display an intriguing

The Forgotten Pioneer Movement: Set # B Exhibition

During the exhibition, objects, styles and words that were unnoticed, negated or simply unknown in the context of “pOst-Western” transformation will be collected and reconfigured as indexical traces. In order to understand the processes of historicizing the ‘post-socialist / socialist experience’

Damage Assessment – exhibiting the museum

On the upcoming (very) long weekend from Thursday to Sunday, 20-23 November the Estonian Contemporary Art Museum is hosting the off-season show “Damage Assessment”. The exhibition brings together twelve artists, who base their works on the building they are exhibiting

Knitted graffiti – from street to the gallery in The Hair Sucks Sweater Shop by Jaanus Saama

From October 30 to November 23 Tallinn Art Hall Gallery is turned into The Hair Sucks Sweater Shop – exhibition as a pop-up boutique for admiring, experiencing and purchasing a wide selection of knitted wool sweaters with patterns based on graffiti

Nordic and Baltic art in The Moderna Exhibition 2014 “Society Acts” at Moderna Museet

Twice before, in 2006 and 2010, Moderna Museet’s inventory of Swedish contemporary art, the Moderna Exhibition, has been shown at the Museum in Stockholm. In autumn 2014, the third edition of the Moderna Exhibition is presented at Moderna Museet Malmö.

Photo reportage from Tõnis Saadoja painting exhibition “Architectural Photography With a Small Boy – Oil Paintings On Canvas” in Narva, Estonia

From 19 September to 19 October Tõnis Saadoja painting exhibition Architectural Photography With a Small Boy – Oil Paintings On Canvas is featured in the Kreenholm quarter, a historical district in the border city of Narva, Estonia. Saadoja is one

Photo repotage from outdoor sculpture exhibition “On the Estonian Theatre: Twelve Proposals for Rakvere”

From June 26 to August 13 Kilometre of Sculpture (KoS) featured its first outdoor sculpture exhibition in Rakvere, Estonia. Following a yearlong trajectory with an open call for artists, its outcome and with the addition of selected works, the first iteration

Photo reportage from Kristiina Hansen’s exhibition “Changing, it rests” at Draakon gallery

From 11th to 23rd November Draakoni Gallery (Tallinn) features a solo exhibition “Changing, it rests” by Kristiina Hansen. In the show Hansen continues the themes characteristic to her oeuvre. Manipulating absurd situations and temporary sculptures she stages scenes that have

Photo reportage from ART IST KUKU NU UT – PRADA PRAVDA

ART IST KUKU NU UT is an annual contemporary art festival located in Tartu, Estonia that took place for the fourth time this year. The exhibition PRADA PRAVDA was built upon a wordplay that involves notions like capitalism, communism, consumerism,