Tapio Wirkkala: Form

English
2022-10-05T00:01:00
2024-10-06T23:59:00
Form is a show curated by architect Juhani Pallasmaa that explores Tapio Wirkkala’s sculptural output. <p>Form is a show curated by architect Juhani Pallasmaa that explores Tapio Wirkkala’s sculptural output. Produced in collaboration with the Tapio Wirkkala Rut Bryk Foundation, the show highlights Wirkkala’s unique range as a hugely versatile artist and designer.</p>
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<p>Tapio Wirkkala (1915–1985) is a leading figure in the trajectory of modern Finnish design. He was uniquely gifted across the various fields of applied and fine art, using a range of materials and scales in his work.</p>
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<p>The exhibition examines Wirkkala’s sculptural output and its influence on his work as a designer. Alongside sculpture, the exhibition highlights Wirkkala’s characteristic approach in the practical field of product design. Wirkkala was a visionary who used and developed new methods and means of manufacture, both in his unique sculptures and in industrial mass production.</p>
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<p>EMMA</p>
<p>5.10.2022-6.10.2024</p>
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<p>Admission fee 10/20€, under 18 and over 70 yrs free entry</p>
Location
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art
Ahertajantie 5
Espoo
02100

60.178574, 24.796156

https://emmamuseum.fi/en/exhibitions/tapio-wirkkala-form/
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