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The Model and the Mad Painter

The Model and the Mad Painter  combines the artworks from Gösta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation's collections and monologues written by Riikka Ala-Harja. Ala-Harja's texts give the often unknown models of the artworks an opportunity to express their views. The monologues have been created for the exhibitionThe Model and the Mad Painter exhibited at Serlachius Museum Gösta. The publication sheds light also on the art historical facts behind the artworks that Riikka Ala-Harja has referred to in her monologues. The mad painter refers to Akseli Gallen-Kallela who in the late 19th century lived and worked at Ekola croft in Keuruu. In the minds of the local people he was regarded as a mad man and they called him "The painter".

Editor: Laura Kuurne
Grafic design: Teija Lammi, Grafemi
Translations: Kaija Anttonen, Steven Crockatt, Kristian London
180 pages
Publications of the Serlachius Museums 22
Aldus Oy, Lahti 2015

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