Finland, 20th century (1900-2000)

Modernismi: Huvilat, kauppahall, parkkital, tavaratal, kauppa-& ostoskeskuk, marketit, elok.teatt, linja-autoas, huoltoas ja kerrostal, autot, m.pyörät, kaasu- ja sähkölaitt, radio, tv, tietotekn, kännykät. Art Nouveau/Jugend/kansall.rom, Arts&Crafts, symbolismi, Art Deco, minimalismi, ekspressionismi, post-impressionismi, surrealismi, kubismi, dadaismi, funktionalismi/funkis, musiikki: kansall.rom, atonaalisuus, suomal. jazzin kannalta tärkeä oli v.1926, kun S/S Andania saapui Hkiin, rock, pop
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These enamel coffee pots were designed in the late 50′s by Finnish designer Antti Nurmesniemi for Arabia made by Finel.

These enamel coffee pots were designed in the late 50′s by Finnish designer Antti Nurmesniemi for Arabia made by Finel.

Rudolf Koivu; Snowqueen.Rudolf Koivu (1890 – 1946) was a Finnish illustrator and painter, best known for illustrating books of fairytales for children, which are enduringly and timelessly popular. He was born in St. Petersburg. He illustrated stories by Zacharias Topelius, Anni Swan and Hans Christian Andersen, among others. Koivu died in Helsinki in 1946. In his honor, the Rudolf Koivu Prize was established in 1949. It is awarded biennially to Finnish illustrators of children's books.

Rudolf Koivu; Snowqueen.Rudolf Koivu (1890 – 1946) was a Finnish illustrator and painter, best known for illustrating books of fairytales for children, which are enduringly and timelessly popular. He was born in St. Petersburg. He illustrated stories by Zacharias Topelius, Anni Swan and Hans Christian Andersen, among others. Koivu died in Helsinki in 1946. In his honor, the Rudolf Koivu Prize was established in 1949. It is awarded biennially to Finnish illustrators of children's books.

Nuutajarvi 'Kremlin Bells' glass decanters, Kaj Franck

Nuutajarvi 'Kremlin Bells' glass decanters, Kaj Franck

Finnish women marching for equal rights1905    photo credit: Helsinki City Museum

Finnish women marching for equal rights1905 photo credit: Helsinki City Museum

Finel "Daisy" Bowl by Kaj Franck

Finel "Daisy" Bowl by Kaj Franck

Nanny Still, Harlekiini glass series, 1959-1967

Nanny Still, Harlekiini glass series, 1959-1967

Kaj Franck, Tupa glassware, 1948

Kaj Franck, Tupa glassware, 1948

Miina Sillanpää (originally Vilhelmiina Riktig, 4 June 1866 in Jokioinen – 3 April 1952 in Helsinki) was Finland's first female minister and a key figure in the workers' movement.

Miina Sillanpää (originally Vilhelmiina Riktig, 4 June 1866 in Jokioinen – 3 April 1952 in Helsinki) was Finland's first female minister and a key figure in the workers' movement.

Tyttö kuuntelee äänilevyä 1950-luvulla. Kuva: Helsingin kaupunginmuseo/Jouko Tanskanen

Tyttö kuuntelee äänilevyä 1950-luvulla. Kuva: Helsingin kaupunginmuseo/Jouko Tanskanen

Mika Waltari (1908 – 1979), Finnish author. Internationally he is probably the best-known Finnish writer, with his works translated into more than 40 languages. 1945 saw the publication of Waltari's first and most successful historical novel, The Egyptian. The book became an international bestseller, serving as the basis of the 1954 Hollywood movie of the same name.

Mika Waltari (1908 – 1979), Finnish author. Internationally he is probably the best-known Finnish writer, with his works translated into more than 40 languages. 1945 saw the publication of Waltari's first and most successful historical novel, The Egyptian. The book became an international bestseller, serving as the basis of the 1954 Hollywood movie of the same name.

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