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Reality presented itself through memory in the works of Anna Tuori’s previous exhibition There Is No Place Like Home. Her new works explore the question: What now?

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A little disturbance can give a painting the necessary presence, the acid in its appearance. It seems that Anna Tuori is aware of this. As a painter, she is not a pleaser, even though the joy of looking at her work certainly has to do with the beauty and virtuosity that can be found in her paintings. But it should not get too smooth and pretty. Not all parts should be perfect, otherwise the …

A little disturbance can give a painting the necessary presence, the acid in its appearance. It seems that Anna Tuori is aware of this. As a painter, she is not a pleaser, even though the joy of looking at her work certainly has to do with the beauty and virtuosity that can be found in her paintings. But it should not get too smooth and pretty. Not all parts should be perfect, otherwise the painting loses its urgency. This seems most clear in Tuori’s recent paintings—they look confident, and also a little recalcitrant.
—Jurriaan Benschop
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Fredrikinkatu 43
Helsinki, FI