Art Collection

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At the heart of what makes us human

The sheer diversity of Saastamoinen Foundation’s art collection inspires reflection about what it is to be human. This collection not only comprises wonderful examples of Finnish painting, it also includes photography and a selection of works by the most well-known contemporary video artists.

The Foundation’s collection is made up of approximately 2,600 Finnish and international works, and is one of the most important and interesting private collections on public display in Finland.

A private collection forms the basis of a museum

Saastamoinen Foundation’s art collection comprises more than 2,600 works, incorporating Finnish and international art. The collection of Finnish art spans a century, from Modernist painting from the 1910s to photographic and video art

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New collection acquisitions

The Saastamoinen Foundation’s art collection is in constant development. Artworks are purchased from galleries and museum exhibitions and art fairs and other art events, both in Finland and abroad. The number of works added to the collection is

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