11 Oct 2019 – 12 Jan 2020
In fall 2019 Amos Rex will exhibit the works of the modernist Birger Carlstedt (1907 – 1975) in an extensive retrospective exhibition spanning the artist’s entire career, from his early abstract experiments in the 1920’s to his later concretist period which began in the 1950’s. The exhibition will include the reconstruction of Carlstedt’s interiors for the café Le Chat Doré which opened in 1929 on Unioninkatu in central Helsinki and was in business throughout the prohibition.
The Frosterus collection
Sigurd Frosterus’s post-impressionist art collection has been on deposit at the Amos Anderson Art Museum for nearly 25 years. The collection is owned by the Sigurd Frosterus Foundation, which was established in 1988 by Frosterus’s daughters, Johanna Weckman and Clara Ekholm, to preserve their father’s memory, art collection and intellectual legacy.