A Question of Time

Opens 14 April 2023

In the spring 2023 we will reopen to the questions of our time. Our collection exhibition A Question of Time reflects on the major questions of our present time through art. Exhibition has four themes: Art and Power, Modern Life, The Age of Nature and Images of a People.

The work depicts the burning of the Brushwood. In the middle of the picture a young girl is looking towards.
Eero Järnefelt: Under the Yoke / Burning the Brushwood (1893), National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: National Gallery / Yehia Eweis
  • Burning the Brushwood _Photo National Gallery / Yehia Eweisimage

    Eero Järnefelt
    Under the Yoke

    1893


    National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum

    Eero Järnefelt: Under the Yoke / Burning the Brushwood (1893), National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: National Gallery / Yehia Eweis

    Photo: National Gallery / Yehia Eweis

  • Albert Edelfelt_Portrait of Mrs. Lydia N:soin Keirkner_Photo: National Gallery / Petri Virtanenimage

    Albert Edelfelt
    Portrait of Mrs. Lydia N:soin Keirkner

    1902


    National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum

    Albert Edelfelt: Portrait of Mrs. Lydia N:soin Keirkner (1902), National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum, collection: Keirkner. Photo: National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

    Photo: National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

  • Rikhard Hall: Odalisk_Photo: National Gallery / Jenni Nurminenimage

    Rikhard Hall
    Odalisk

    1883


    National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum

    Rikhard Hall: Odalisk (1883), National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: National Gallery / Jenni Nurminen

    Photo: National Gallery / Jenni Nurminen

  • Erkki: Heikkilä: Floating Log Bundles_Photo: National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinenimage

    Erkki Heikkilä
    Floating Log Bundles

    1970


    National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum

    Erkki: Heikkilä: Floating Log Bundles (1970), National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinen

    Photo: National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinen

  • Mikko Jalavisto: Krash_Photo: National Gallery / Ella Tommilaimage

    Mikko Jalavisto
    Krash

    1971


    National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum

    Mikko Jalavisto: Krash (1971), National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum, collection: Skop. Photo: National Gallery / Ella Tommila

    Photo: National Gallery / Ella Tommila

  • Tove Jansson: Self-Portrait_Photo: National Gallery / Yehia Eweisimage

    Tove Jansson
    Self-Portrait

    1942


    National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum

    Tove Jansson: Self-Portrait (1942), National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: National Gallery / Yehia Eweis

    Photo: National Gallery / Yehia Eweis

  • Ismo Kajander: Sunflowers_Photo: National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinenimage

    Ismo Kajander
    Sunflowers

    2008


    National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum

    Ismo Kajander: Sunflowers (2008), National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinen

    Photo: National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinen

  • Rauni Liukko: A Gift from Society VI: Shopping trolley_Photo: National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonenimage

    Rauni Liukko
    A Gift from Society VI: Shopping trolley

    1970


    National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum

    Rauni Liukko: A Gift from Society VI: Shopping trolley (1970), National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen

    Photo: National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen

  • Unto Koistinen: The Black Shocks_Picture: National Gallery / Pirje Mykkänenimage

    Unto Koistinen
    The Black Shocks

    1959


    National Gallery

    Unto Koistinen: The Black Shocks (1959), National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Picture: National Gallery / Pirje Mykkänen

    Photo: National Gallery / Pirje Mykkänen

  • Reidar Särestöniemi: Redbearded Moor (1970).image

    Reidar Särestöniemi
    Redbearded Moor

    1970


    Reidar Särestöniemi: Redbearded Moor (1970). Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Pakarinen.

  • Hugo Simberg: Auntie; The Artist´s Aunt_Photo: National Gallery / Kari Soinioimage

    Hugo Simberg
    The Artist´s Aunt

    1898


    National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum

    Hugo Simberg: Auntie; The Artist´s Aunt (1898), National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: National Gallery / Kari Soinio

    Photo: National Gallery / Kari Soinio

  • Sam Vanni: Portrait of Jalo Sihtola_Photo: National Gallery / Janne Mäkinenimage

    Sam Vanni
    Portrait of Jalo Sihtola

    1952


    National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum

    Sam Vanni: Portrait of Jalo Sihtola (1952), National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: National Gallery / Janne Mäkinen

    Photo: National Gallery / Janne Mäkinen

  • Ferdinand von Wright: Pigs and Magpies_Photo: National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonenimage

    Ferdinand von Wright
    Pigs and Magpies

    1875


    National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum

    Ferdinand von Wright: Pigs and Magpies (1875), National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen

    Photo: National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen