Elli Maanpää

Animated Painter

Elli Maanpää

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Pikkupanda of Finland

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Last but definitely not least the Pikkupanda of Finland (below in right) from the UHANALAISET exhibition. Tom of Finland (artist name of Touko Laaksonen) might very well be the most known artist from Finland internationally. His skilful homoerotic pencil drawings of sailors, cops and bikers were widely admired when he drew them during the 80’s and

Moments from the UHANALAISET Opening

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Yesterday was the opening of the UHANALAISET (Eng. Endangered) art exhibition in the Karhulinna in Korkeasaari Zoo. Here are photographs from the event taken by my beloved V. Kuula. Enjoy! Hey! It’s my painting and name in the poster. Cool.It was easy to smile. All ten paintings I did during this summer were here and

Ad Leo Astra

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Onpa sopivaa, että kirjoitan tätä blogipostausta Porista käsin, sillä tämänpäiväinen maalari-idolini on syntynyt täällä. Toinen maalaus Uhanalaiset -näyttelyyni on Akseli Gallen-Kallelan maaginen Ad Astra maalaus vuodelta 1907. Ad Astra tarkoittaa tähtiin. Ad Leo Astra ei tarkoita mitään Latinaksi, mutta minulle se tarkoittaa kohti leijonan tähteä. Maalauksen uhanalaisena tähtenä on aasianleijona (ilmeinen valinta hiussommitelman kannalta). It’s very

Uhanalaiset – Endangered

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UHANALAISET -taidenäyttelyn valmistelu on mennyt kovaa vauhtia eteenpäin. Näyttely pidetään Korkeasaaren Karhulinnalla. Avajaiset ovat perjantaina 31.7. klo 16-18 ja näyttely on auki 14.9.2015 asti eläintarhan aukioloaikoina. Taidenäyttelyinfo löytyy myös facebookista. ENDANGERED -art exhibition preparation are coming along beautifully. The exhibition is in the Karhulinna in the Korkeasaari Zoo. The opening is on the Friday 31st of

Big And Small Cats

Tonight is the second Night Of The Cats in the Korkeasaari Zoo. I wrote a post about the event last Saturday. So last few weeks been very much about cats – small and big ones – and that can be seen in my sketch-a-day drawings as well. Here are couple of smartphone photographs of the

Theatre In The Night Of The Cats

I was supposed to do this post already yesterday but since it was the busy busy premiere day I just ran out of time. So instead I write the post now when the premiere and half of the shows are already beautifully behind us. Yesterday was the 1st Kissojen Yö (Eng. Night of the Cats) in the