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Spirit of the Times. Collection Ane Gyllenberg

Hosted by the Consul of the Helsinki Museums and Exhibitions Group
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Sun 20 Mar 14:00 - 16:00

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Spirit of the Times. Collection Ane Gyllenberg tells the story of how an art collection was created and the concurrent changes in society, art and culture that it reflects. To what extent does the spirit of the times influence how we decorate and what kind of art we like?

The exhibition examines the collection and the interior of Protected content within the context of the style ideals of their times, thereby shedding light on three specific eras and phenomena. Visitors will get to experience a luxurious interior with antiques, old paintings, and religious objects from the Protected content . In the Protected content and Protected content there was a need to create a narrative about Finnish art and culture, which also reflects on the Gyllenberg Collection. However, Ane Gyllenberg also collected art by internationally oriented women artists. The Protected content was the breakthrough of modernism in interior decoration and art.

At the home museum at Villa Gyllenberg, visitors will have a chance to enter the home of the Gyllenbergs and experience the atmosphere of a mid-20th century bourgeois home, including aspects of both everyday life and special occasions. Villa Gyllenberg’s collection and home with all the objects form a holistic work of art created by Ane and Signe Gyllenberg. The couple lived in the house from Protected content 1977. The works of art and objects reflect the interests of their owners, as well as the fashion and lifestyle of the elite during the mid Protected content .