Both government and business need to realise how much the art scene here is worth celebrating, and sooner rather than later
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
The Serlachius Museums in Mänttä are an admirable example of how art can flourish outside Helsinki
A recent court case involving Wikimedia in Sweden has taken the art world by surprise
Artists and museums in the Russian capital testify to the uneasy relationship between art and the state
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’
How did artists respond to Waterloo? Does Finland have too many artists? How does performance fit into a museum collection?
Can Finland’s art scene survive in the face of declining public funding, lack of economic security, and oversupply of labour?
Changing Norwegian attitudes to privately-funded art