Art news from ‘Tallinn’

Hobusepea Gallery: OTT PILIPENKO, MARI PREKUP & CO – Demodictus

Opening: 10.10.2012 Exhibition: 10.10-22.10.2012

Temnikova & Kasela Gallery: Christoph Manuel Müller

From September 27th to October 8th 2012, Berlin-based artist and photographer Christoph Manuel Müller will exhibit his photographs at the Temnikova & Kasela Gallery in Tallinn. The exhibtion “Before leaving” discovers a dimension of a surreal world that question its own existence. The selected photographs propose to work as mediators, allowing the viewers to travel […]

Hobusepea Gallery: VEIKO KLEMMER, Absurd

VEIKO KLEMMER (1985) will open his personal exhibition Absurd in Hobusepea gallery at 5pm on September 26th, 2012. Exhibition will be open until October 8, 2012.   Name:  VEIKO KLEMMER Born:   12.06.1985 Web:   Education:  2009 University of Tartu, Master of Arts 2007 University of Tartu, Bachelor of Arts Personal Exhibitions: 2012 […]

Temnikova & Kasela Gallery: We’ll see, We’ll see again

Temnikova & Kasela Gallery presents (Müürivahe 22, Tallinn)  a site-specific video installation project 16.08.2012, at 6:00 pm 'We'll see, We'll see again' by Alyona Larionova There is an ancient myth that keeps resurfacing. In the old times, when people had secrets they didn't want to share, but also could not keep inside, they would go […]

Draakon Gallery, Tallinn: Paivi Randver and Peeter Allik

Draakon Gallery Pikk 18, Tallinn, 10133, Estonia

Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn: An Unknown Entity of Desire

CARMEN LANSBERG (1981) will open her personal exhibition An Unknown Entity of Desire in Hobusepea gallery at 6pm on July 4th, 2012. Carmen Lansberg has graduated from the department of cultural theory at the Estonian Institute of Humanities and as an exchange student studied at the Rome University of Fine Arts. In 2010, Lansberg obtained […]

Museum of Contemporary Art of Estonia, Tallinn: Neoist Disaster Night

Istvan Kantor performance Istvan Kantor Monty Cantsin? Amen! The Insurgent Neoist 17 June 2012 — 15 July 2012 Exhibition opening June 16 at 8 pm “Neoist Disaster Night” June 16 at 9 pm Istvan Kantor aka Monty Cantsin Amen’s “THE INSURGENT NEOIST” is the first exhibition project in Estonia to introduce the international art movement […]

Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn: Tõnis Vint and His Aesthetic Universe

Tõnis Vint. Linn. Vasaku käe peegel. 1979. Guašš. Eesti Kunstimuuseum. Foto: Stanislav Stepaško Tõnis Vint and His Aesthetic Universe graphics exhibition 18.05.–09.09.2012, 4th floor, B-wing The exhibition summarises some tendencies in the work of Tõnis Vint (b. 1942), a key figure in Soviet Estonian art. It is characterised by aesthetic universalism and aspirations to create […]

Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn: Betasystem 1.1 / There is nothing to see

REIMO VÕSA-TANGSOO Betasystem 1.1 / There is nothing to see 23.05.-04.06. Reimo Võsa-Tangsoo has studied photography at the Estonian Academy of Arts. In 2011, he defended his Master's thesis where he studied the ways art audience receives interactive art. The starting point of the present exhibition „Betasystem 1.1 / There is nothing to see“ is […]

Tallinn City Gallery: SUBSTRATUM

17.05.2012 – 10.06.2012 TIINA TAMMETALU SUBSTRATUM The exhibition is open in City Gallery from May 17 until June 10 “Substratum” exhibits a selection from Tiina Tammetalu’s so-called Ground Series that she has been painting for the last twenty years. The artist herself has called the method of the series as painting archaeology i.e. an attempt […]

1Galerii, Tallinn: Frank Jons / Jüri Kask

Frank Jons / Jüri Kask 5 March 2012 – 10 June 2012 And still they have something in common. The word ‘surface’ loses any meaning on both of the author’s paintings, because in the world of abstractions casual rules are not valid. Frank Jons and Jüri Kask are moving freely in that sphere, yet in […]

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Estonia, Tallinn: KÖLER PRIZE 2012

28 April 2012 — 10 June 2012   KÖLER PRIZE 2012. EXHIBITION OF NOMINEES Opening of the exhibition on SATURDAY, 28th of April at 6 pm Artists Johnson ja Johnson, Flo Kasearu, Marge Monko, Marko Mäetamm, Margus Tamm The Köler Prize is an art prize that was founded by the Museum of Contemporary Art of […]

Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn: The Dark Times

28.03.-09.04.2012 ELIS SAAREVÄLI   The Dark Times Exhibition opening: March 28, at 5 pm EAA Hobusepea gallery Hobusepea 2, 10133 Tallinn, Estonia

Draakon Gallery, Tallinn: Desire Path

LAURA TOOTS (born 1986) will open her solo exhibition Desire Path in Draakon Gallery on Monday 27.02.2012 at 5 p.m. Laura Toots graduated from the Estonian Academy of Arts with a Master’s degree in photography in 2011 and her current solo exhibition Desire Path continues the themes she has been dealing with during the recent […]

Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn: A Day That Does Not Exist

DÉNES KALEV FARKAS (1974) will open his personal exhibition A Day That Does Not Exist in Hobusepea gallery at 5pm on February 29th, 2012. According to the artist, current art project deals with the idea that there is no way out and actually people are unaware of the idea where the „way out“ should lead […]

Experimental Gallery, Tallinn: Zero Boring Days

‘Zero Boring Days’ – Stanislav Moshkov’s photographic exhibition 13.12. 2011 – 03.01.2012           Experimental Gallery in Freedom Square tunnel, Culture Kilometre This year culture conquered the whole city, the peoples’ hearts and offered us unforgettable moments. We invite you to take a walk with photographer Stanislav Moshkov, to remember the brightest moments of […]

Tallinn Month of Photography: BEYOND

Look at my face: my name is Might Have Been; I am also called No More, Too Late, Farewell, as Edgar Auber phrased his, according to Giorgio Agamben, pretentious dedication on the back of his photograph, given to Marcel Proust. Appropriated from Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s sonnet, The House of Life, this memorable dedication became the […]


European Capital of Culture Tallinn 2011 presents: „SIGNA: BLEIER RESEARCH Inc“, 8 December 2011 At the top floor of the Standard building, three scientists have settled with a group of test subjects. Using a controversial psychiatric-organic approach, they have achieved remarkable results with a group of youngsters, who have developed extraordinary behavioural

Temnikova & Kasela Gallery, Tallinn: European Eyes on Japan

From: Thursday, 08.12.2011 Till: Sunday, 22.01.2012 Organiser: Estonian Association of Photographic Artists, Tallinn 2011 Foundation The exhibition European Eyes on Japan, curated by Mikiko Kikuta, shows the works of Kalle Kataila (FI) and Krista Mölder (EE). Both photographers were invited to visit the prefecture of Akita in 2010 and 2011 by the EU-Japan Fest to […]

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF)

Being held for the 15th time, one of north-eastern Europe’s biggest and most important film festivals brings the cinema to the city and brings animators to Tallinn. Thanks to its unique structure, PÖFF offers a look at the year’s best animations, student films and short films, feature and documentary films and children’s and youth films, […]

Tallinn Art Hall: Sophie Calle – Take Care of Yourself

The Sophie Calle solo exhibition Take Care of Yourself at Tallinn Art Hall is one of the highlights of Tallinn’s year as the European Capital of Culture. Take Care of Yourself is a large-scale installation, exhibited for the first time at the 2007 Venice Biennale French Pavillion. In the installation, the artist mixes up the […]

Kadriorg Art Museum, Tallinn: Bosch & Bruegel: One Painting, Four Histories

From: Saturday, 22.10.2011 Till: Sunday, 04.03.2012 This international project involving conservators and art historians will see specialists from Denmark, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium and Estonia carry out a thorough study of four paintings, both technically and from the point of view of art history. The paintings, which originate from the Netherlands in the […]

The Dance of Death in Tallinn

From: Monday, 24.10.2011 Till: Sunday, 30.10.2011 Bernt Notke’s The Dance of Death is one of Tallinn’s best-known and most significant medieval artworks. Inspired by it, English composer and conductor Gregory Rose has created a piece for choir and instrumental ensemble which will be performed at St Nicholas’ Church by the Chamber Choir of the Estonian […]

‘Kont’– street art on shipping containers

august 2011 – september 2011 This international festival will bring together a diverse crowd of street art professionals, who will be telling their own seaside stories – etudes on place-specific architecture, practical ideas emphasising function and poetic or social viewpoints, using their own special style of writing to inscribe these messages on shipping containers. These […]

gateways: Art and Networked Culture

The summer’s grand exhibition ‘gateways’ presents new, experimental, media-based forms of art by Europe’s younger generation. The projects are a study of how digital networks and technology influence our everyday lives, activities and perception. At the centre of this are works that deal, in various ways, with gateways to information and knowledge in today’s digital, […]