Monthly Archives: December 2015

Art for the last day of 2015: Disobedience

One day (2011) by Jani Leinonen (website, Wikipedia in Finnish), the Headmaster of the School of Disobedience in Kiasma, the contemporary art museum of Finland. I took this picture (a side note: the sentence was originally written by Jean Jacques Rousseau) in October … Continue reading

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Art for December 30th: “Graffiti is not a crime” …

Barcelona, Placa de la Veronica May 2003. The statue and pillars covered with graffiti and colorfully decorated – or smudged. Twelve years later the they are cleaned – and fenced. Art picture every day until 1 Jan 2016! See all: … Continue reading

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Art for December 29th: Thousands of ball bearings

Wave of Matter (2012), a steel ball bearing installation by Tommi Grönlund and Petteri Nisunen (website, Wikipedia in Finnish) in EMMA, Espoo Museum of Modern Art. I took this mesmerizing video in January 2014.   Art picture every day until 1 … Continue reading

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Art for December 28th: Portraying the nation

“Retratando la nación” (1961) is a work of Mexican artist Jóse Chávez Morado (1909-2002).  A man is photographing (filming?) the mother (?) hiding her face with a child. What is the message? Wikipedia tells: “Morado promoted the social and political principles … Continue reading

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Art for December 27th: Lady

Thank you Olli for the kind invitation to visit your blog. New York City is a fantastic place to visit art museums. Sometimes art can be found from streets, like this Lady. I took the photo in November 2012 in … Continue reading

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Art for December 26th: Recycling

Trash into art! That is what Kristiina “Tikke” Tuura, a Finnish multitalented artist does. Her installations made of abandoned or found objects are often full of colors, always immersive and absolutely a great way to raise the importance of recycling. She has also … Continue reading

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Art for December 25th: Season Greetings

My mother’s broken glass art hanging in frozen window (Lestijärvi, Finland, December 2012). Happy holidays to all my readers! Art picture every day until 1 Jan 2016! See all: Art For End Of 2015.

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Art for December 24th: Elves, gnomes …

Today, on Christmas Eve, could this garden gnome transform himself into christmas elf? Let’s believe so — and those who believe it will meet him very soon! Unknown artist, but undoubtedly art! (Tuusula, Finland, June 2007) Art picture every day until 1 … Continue reading

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Art for December 23rd: Fairy tales

Just wondering, what kind of fairy tales sculptor Mi Kuoppa (CV in Finnish) had in her mind when she created this bronze statue Bambi’s Fairy (Bambin haltiatar)? Photographed on November 2013 in Galleria 4-kuus in Helsinki (blogged earlier with additional photos). Art picture … Continue reading

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Art for December 22nd: Birds, birds, birds …

This is partial repost, but I cannot help to like this mural. Danish artist Don John painted this in Mehringplatz, Kreuzberg in Berlin in 2014. I repeat what I wrote earlier: “I stopped for a while to think what is the … Continue reading

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