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“Art is risk made visible” For over 45 years, Arno Rafael Minkkinen has focused his work on the nude self-portrait as a primary vehicle for expressing the human condition through images made in natural and urban landscapes.

Press Release

“Art is risk made visible”

For over 45 years, Arno Rafael Minkkinen has focused his work on the nude self-portrait as a primary vehicle for expressing the human condition through images made in natural and urban landscapes. His photographs are based on the reality before the lens—photography at its purest—setting aperture and squeezing a shutter bulb or other self-timer device to fire the camera. …

“Art is risk made visible”

For over 45 years, Arno Rafael Minkkinen has focused his work on the nude self-portrait as a primary vehicle for expressing the human condition through images made in natural and urban landscapes. His photographs are based on the reality before the lens—photography at its purest—setting aperture and squeezing a shutter bulb or other self-timer device to fire the camera. Using himself as subject—so no one else comes in harm’s way—he captures the beauty of being part of something bigger and more permanent than one’s own naked self. Minkkinen was born in Helsinki, …

Location

c/o Gemini
Øvre Vollgate 9
Oslo, NO
Monday–Saturday, 11am–4pm
Sunday, Closed