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finnish glass art 2005-2010

22 June - 27 July 2012
exhibition of finish glass art
organiser: Finish glass museum, Riihimäki, Finland
organisers in SR: the Embassy of Finland, Bratislava, design factory
sponsors: Alfaram, YIT

Finnish Glass Art is traveling exhibition of Finish Glass Museum in city Riihimäki in South of Finland which focuses especially on documentation of development of glass industry in the country. The exhibition offers the sixth cross-sectional selection of objects of Finish glass art and includes almost 200 assorted works from 62 designers and artists.

Finish glass design is known worldwide especially since the second half of the 20th century thanks to designers like Kaj Franck, Timo Sarpaneva, Tapio Wirkkala and others whose products are sold worldwide. Aalto Vase (Savoy) from Alvar Aalto from 1936 is still a design icon and globally is the best selling Finish glass product.

The exhibition is open on weekdays from 10 am - 6 pm.

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