Rut Bryk Touch of a Butterfly
10.10. – 6.12.2020
Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum
5-1, Bandaijima, Chuo-ku, Niigata, 950-0078, JAPAN
An exhibition is presenting an in-depth look into the extensive career of Rut Bryk (1916–1999) who was one of the central figures in Finnish post-war art and design. With her works that convey incredible powerful emotion and intense sensitivity, she was a reformer of modern ceramic art. Her early colourful narrative works were followed by a period monumental works with a strong sense of spatiality and close kinship with architecture.
Rut Bryk exhibition, which is the first time in Japan, is divided into five sections. Most of the 200 exhibits are from the Tapio Wirkkala Rut Bryk Foundation Collection, which is deposited at Espoo Museum of Modern Art in Finland.