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Ainala paints intuitively and with a childlike approach, producing works whose interior world often conceals within it a tense atmosphere, which the artist’s characteristic painting style and its fantasy figures further accentuate.

Press Release

Emma Ainala’s (b. 1989) much-anticipated solo exhibition Sensual World will fill Helsinki Contemporary on April 8–30. Ainala paints intuitively and with a childlike approach, producing works whose interior world often conceals within it a tense atmosphere, which the artist’s characteristic painting style and its fantasy figures further accentuate.

“When you’re painting you have to trust your …

Emma Ainala’s (b. 1989) much-anticipated solo exhibition Sensual World will fill Helsinki Contemporary on April 8–30. Ainala paints intuitively and with a childlike approach, producing works whose interior world often conceals within it a tense atmosphere, which the artist’s characteristic painting style and its fantasy figures further accentuate.

“When you’re painting you have to trust your intuition, which can often not be put into words. It’s a knowledge in your body, a gut feeling. When I am painting, I don’t try to formulate a story, but more to create a contradictory atmosphere, a …

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Location

Bulevardi 10
Helsinki, FI
Monday, Closed
Tuesday–Friday, 12pm–6pm
Saturday–Sunday, 12pm–4pm