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Baltic Diary: Freezing weather and frozen art funding
The Finnish arts organisation Checkpoint Helsinki has had its funding cut. Can it survive?
Baltic Diary: The Purpose of Art Prizes
The Lorck Schive art prize has an important role to play in Trondheim’s growing art community
Baltic Diary: The Art of Coffee
Art, made of coffee, shown in a bookshop: Ian Bourgeot’s work at Helsinki’s Arkadia breaks conventions in more ways than one
Baltic Diary: Rethinking the role of art in the city
Engagement, interaction, the co-creation of meaning: these are the museum buzzwords of today. But what do they actually mean?
Baltic Diary: Art and Politics
‘Contemporary art is a very elitist sphere,’ admitted Frame’s head of programmes Taru Elfving, ‘and it could be so much more’
Baltic diary: Art, nature and national identity
Artists explore how society is shaped by the natural environment in the Baltic region
Baltic Diary: Making Art Work in Finland
Can Finland’s art scene survive in the face of declining public funding, lack of economic security, and oversupply of labour?
Baltic Diary: May
What have the Baltic nations contributed to the Venice Biennale?
Baltic Diary: April
What is the relationship between art and the city?
Helsinki’s artists are world class – but recognition has to start at home
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
Guggenheim Helsinki should not see the light of day
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?
Public art, private funds: can Oslo learn from Christian Ringnes’ sculpture park?
Changing Norwegian attitudes to privately-funded art
The hidden David Parr House in Cambridge; the Waddesdon Bequest; and the verdict from Venice
The Russian modernist who made the European avant-garde feel at home
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
The artists who have turned to coffee for their creative fuel
Making coffee might be considered an art form – but don’t forget the artistic possibilities offered by the substance itself
Where Water Comes Together with Other Water
This year’s edition of the leading French biennial takes its name from a book by Raymond Carver
Danish Golden Age: World Class Art between Disasters
How the Romantic movement spurred on a period of artistic flourishing in Denmark
What’s in store at the National Portrait Gallery?
A tour of some of the highlights of the NPG’s hidden collection
These are difficult times for St Petersburg’s art scene
The city is known for its heritage, but its contemporary cultural scene is struggling
Outside the museum: art on Helsinki’s islands
Is the redevelopment of Finland’s open spaces changing how local artists work?
One of Finland’s most distinguished artists is back from the wilderness
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
Baltic Diary: The charms of verdigris
The grey-green of oxidised bronze is common on public buildings throughout northern Europe