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The grey-green of oxidised bronze is common on public buildings throughout northern Europe
The Finnish arts organisation Checkpoint Helsinki has had its funding cut. Can it survive?
The Lorck Schive art prize has an important role to play in Trondheim’s growing art community
Art, made of coffee, shown in a bookshop: Ian Bourgeot’s work at Helsinki’s Arkadia breaks conventions in more ways than one
Engagement, interaction, the co-creation of meaning: these are the museum buzzwords of today. But what do they actually mean?
‘Contemporary art is a very elitist sphere,’ admitted Frame’s head of programmes Taru Elfving, ‘and it could be so much more’
Artists explore how society is shaped by the natural environment in the Baltic region
Can Finland’s art scene survive in the face of declining public funding, lack of economic security, and oversupply of labour?
Both government and business need to realise how much the art scene here is worth celebrating, and sooner rather than later
Announcing the Prix Pictet shortlist; Adam Buck at the Ashmolean museum; Impressionism comes to Philadelphia
Moreau Kusunoki’s designs look nice, but the public shouldn’t have to pay
How did artists respond to Waterloo? Does Finland have too many artists? How does performance fit into a museum collection?
Changing Norwegian attitudes to privately-funded art
The hidden David Parr House in Cambridge; the Waddesdon Bequest; and the verdict from Venice
Marianne Werefkin has long been overshadowed by her male peers, but the Royal Academy’s show devoted to modernist women may restore her to her rightful place
Making coffee might be considered an art form – but don’t forget the artistic possibilities offered by the substance itself
This year’s edition of the leading French biennial takes its name from a book by Raymond Carver
How the Romantic movement spurred on a period of artistic flourishing in Denmark
A tour of some of the highlights of the NPG’s hidden collection
The city is known for its heritage, but its contemporary cultural scene is struggling
Is the redevelopment of Finland’s open spaces changing how local artists work?
Jussi Kivi represented the country at the Venice Biennale in 2009, before retreating from the limelight. Now he’s back with a book from Helsinki’s edgelands