Exhibitions 2011

Mapping. Hits from the Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts. 15th Tallinn Print Triennial

4th floor, B-wing
The exhibition introduces distinguished Grand Prix winners from the world’s oldest international biennial of graphic arts. The names include: Pablo Picasso, Robert Rauschenberg, Victor Vasarely, Hans Hartung, Richard Hamilton, Damien Hirst and many more. Supported by: Tallinn2011

For Love Not Money. 15th Tallinn Print Triennial
5th floor, Gallery of Contemporary Art
This time, the Print Triennial is divided into subtopics which deal with the various aspects of love and money: yearning, dependency, dedication, family, religion, politics, goods, fetishes, sex and much more. Supported by: Tallinn2011

For Love Not Money. 15th Tallinn Print Triennial
The Great Hall
This international exhibition examines printmaking in the broader context of the developments of art. The artists, who were chosen through intense competition, include several internationally recognized stars.
Supported by: Tallinn2011

Alone in the City. Ludmilla Siim and Jüri Palm
4th floor, B-wing
In the exhibition, two original artists, whose paintings from the 1970s speak of the various ways of perceiving urban environments, enter into a dialogue.

Pavel Filonov. The Russian Avant-Garde and Afterwards
The Great Hall
The exhibition focuses on the work of Pavel Filonov (1883–1941), one of the most unique masters of the Russian avant-garde in the first half of the 20th century, and it is supplemented by the works of Kazimir Malevich, Wassily Kandinsky, Isaac Brodsky and others.

gateways. Art and Networked Culture
5th floor, Gallery of Contemporary Art
The international exhibition of media art examines how new digital networks and technologies impact our everyday lives, activities and perceptions. Supported by: Goethe-Institut, Tallinn2011

Colours of Light. The Motif of Light in Estonian Interwar Art
3rd floor, B-wing
The exhibition examines the functions of colour and light as classic forms of expression in painting, as well as the physical traits and emotional effects of light in the relatively conservative Estonian painting tradition of the pre-World War II period.

Urmas Ploomipuu’s White House
4th floor, A-wing, Cabinet of Prints and Drawings
Urmas Ploomipuu’s (1942–1990) body of painted work is known to comprise only four oil paintings, as well as some gouaches and watercolours, but a slightly more prolonged examination reveals their singularity.

Double Portrait. Flemish Symbolists James Ensor and Jules de Bruycker
3rd floor, B-wing
The exhibition presents the prints of two Belgian visionaries – James Ensor (1860–1949) and Jules de Bruycker (1870–1945) – from the collection of the Ghent Museum of Fine Arts.

Tadeusz Kantor. Member of the Polish Avant-Garde and Theatre Reformer
4th floor, B-wing
The exhibition presents the work of Tadeusz Kantor, an internationally renowned member of the avant-garde, by assembling his theatrical stage designs, paintings, photos, documentation of his happenings etc.

Ene-Liis Semper
5th floor, Gallery of Contemporary Art
Ene-Liis Semper (b. 1969), who has dealt with spatial tension in installations, stage designs and performances, creates an environment that combines a large-scale spatial installation and new video works. Supported by: Tallinn2011

Beyond. International Curator Exhibition of Tallinn Photo Month 2011
The Great Hall
The exhibition, compiled by the famous Polish curator Adam Budak, deals with the auto-reflexive nature of photography and its current state, while highlighting the conditionality of photography.
Supported by: Tallinn2011

Vinum et panis. The Motifs of Wine and Bread in 16th to 20th Century Art
3rd floor, B-wing
The meanings of two of the most important Christian and pagan subjects – wine and bread – are revealed in works of applied and fine arts, manuscripts and books, ethnographic items and archaeological finds, as well as in historical photos.

The Theatrical World in Estonian Graphic Arts in the 1970s and 1980s

4th floor, A-wing, Cabinet of Prints and Drawings
The exhibition presents a selection of prints and poster art from the 1970s and 1980s that deal with the theatre and theatrical arts.