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Alvar Aalto  1898-1976, FI

(Hugo Alvar Hendrik Aalto)
Rank (2014): 6306 – 

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Male
Design, Architecture



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Country
Finland 20
USA 11
Germany 9
United Kingdom 6




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Artist Rank
Gerrit Rietveld  5056 9
Marcel Breuer  3302 8
Le Corbusier  471 6




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Alvar Aalto Museum, Finland 17
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 4
  Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Italy 2
  Vitra Design Museum, Germany 2
  Chelsea space - Chelsea College of Art and Design, United Kingdom 2



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3.2.1898 Born in Kuortane (FI)


11.5.1976 Died in Helsinki (FI)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 81  Please report missing Information



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2012
   The Worker’s Hand - HIAP Project Room - Cable Factory, Helsinki

2011
   "Paris glass" - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä

2010
   In Sand gezeichnet: Entwürfe von Alvar Aalto - Ulmer Museum, Ulm

2008
   In Sand gezeichnet - Nicht realisierte Entwürfe von Alvar Aalto - Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

2007
   Alvar Aalto - Through the Eyes of Shigeru Ban - Barbican Art Gallery, London

2006
Description  Speakers at Work; Exhibition of the International Alvar Aalto Symposium - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä
   Casas de Alvar Aalto - Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, RJ

2005
   Alvar Aalto - Kristinehamns Konstmuseum, Kristinehamn
Description  The story of Shiraz and other unrealised tales by Alvar Aalto - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä
   Alvar Aalto - Museum of Contemporary Art Banja Luka, Banja Luka

2004
Description  As built - as might have been - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä

2003
   Alvar Aalto - Bohuslän Museum & Konsthallen, Uddevalla

2002
Description  Public light - Light fittings by Alvar Aalto - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä

2001
   Alvar Aalto - Galerie Jaroslava Fragnera, Prague

1999
Description  "Trinitas" - Ecclesiastical buildings by Alvar Aalto - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä
   Chairs - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä
   Alvar Aalto - Architecture, design - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   New deliveries in Aalto Collections - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä
   Alvar Aalto - Visiones urbanas - Museo Colecciones ICO, Madrid

1998
   Aalto in Lapland - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä
   Alvar Aalto - Arquitecto - Casa da Cerca - Centro de Arte Contemporânea, Almada
   Alvar Aalto - Centro Internazionale d'Arte e di Cultura di Palazzo Te, Mantova
   ALVAR AALTO - POINTS OF CONTACT - Rovaniemen taidemuseo / Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi
   Alvar Aalto - Pori Taidemuseo / Pori Art Museum, Pori
   Alvar Aalto - Between Humanism and Materialism - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1996
   Alvar Aalto - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
   Alvar Aalto: Points of Contact - Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland

1994
   Alvar Aalto - Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome

1992
   En contact avec Alvar Aalto - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne

1989
   Alvar Aalto - Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales - MNAV, Montevideo

1988
   Alvar Aalto - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

1986
   Alvar Aalto: Furniture and Glass - MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA

1985
   Alvar Aalto: Furniture and Glass - Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL

1984
   Alvar Aalto: Furniture and Glass - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1981
   Alvar Aalto - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY

1979
   Alvar Aalto - das architektonische Werk - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
   Alvar Aalto - das architektonische Werk - Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn

1969
   Alvar Aalto - Moderna Museet, Stockholm

1964
   Alvar Alto - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich

1938
   Alvar Aalto: Architecture and Furniture - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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2014
   Reason & Intuition: Alvar Aalto & Ola Kolehmainen in Soane - Pitzhanger Manor House & Gallery, London
   Space Interventions. Gordon Matta Clark and Beyond - Salon Dahlmann, Berlin

2012
   Scandinavian Design - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   L'art concret, né en Europe - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux

2011
   #40 Ideal Home - Chelsea space - Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
   Morada ecológica - mam - Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo
   I Do Like Drawings - von Bartha Garage, Basel
   I Do Like Drawings - von Bartha Collection, Basel

2010
   Alvar Aalto & Ola Kolehmainen - Galería SENDA, Barcelona
   Alvar Aalto & Ola Kolehmainen - galeria SENDA-espai 2NOU2, Barcelona
   Alvar Aalto & Viljo Hirvonen & Valaistustyö Ky - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä
   Estrelas do Design Finlandes - Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo
   Sitting Pretty - Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales

2009
   INTO THE WOODS: An Exploration of iittala - Chelsea space - Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
   T-Tris : Un « jeu » de construction entre les collections de la Province de Hainaut, du Muhka et du Mudam - Université du Travail, Charleroi
   Cool Dozen + - Design Museum Gent, Ghent

2008
   Dalla Presitoria al Futuro. Capolavori dalla collezione Bischofsberger - Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin
   Alexander von Vegesack Collecting Design - Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin

2007
   My First Chair - Gallery Seomi, Seoul
   Nature Design - Von Inspiration zu Innovation - Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Zurich
   TOMORROW NOW - when design meets science fiction - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Description  europe.art - Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia
   screen[ing] architecture 2 - aut. architektur und tirol, Innsbruck
   Modernism - Designing a New World 1914-1939 - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

2006
Description  Far-off Deceitful World? - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä
Description  Art & Technology. Moments in Artek history - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä

2005
   Architekturfotografien der Sammlung Alberto Sartoris - Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein
Description  La Tour de Soleil. Alvar Aalto and architectural competitions for the Pärnu spa - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä

2003
   Designmuseen der Welt zu Gast - Neues Museum - Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg, Nuremberg
   100 years - 100 chairs - Rijksmuseum Twenthe - Museum voor oude en moderne kunst, Enschede
   Suiza constructiva - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

2001
Description  Golden Bell and Beehive - Light fittings by Alvar and Aino Aalto - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä
Description  Maija Holma - Alvar Aalto: "A Gentler Structure for Life" Photographs - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä

2000
Description  House of Culture, Alvar Aalto: Process and Culture - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä

1999
   100 Jahre 100 Stühle - Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein
   Decorative Arts from the Philadelphia Museum of Art - The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA

1998
Description  Wijnanda Deroon - Photographs of the Viipuri Library - Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä

1997
   Scandinavian Design 1930-1980 - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1986
   Our Domestic Landscape - Cornerhouse, Manchester

1977
   Tendenzen der 20er Jahre - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1950
   Three Modern Styles - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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Belgium

 Jacques Dewindt, Brussels

Denmark

 Galerie Dansk Møbelkunst, Copenhagen

France

 Dansk Moebelkunst - Paris, Paris
 Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris

Germany

 Galerie der Moderne - Stefan Vogdt, Munich

Italy

 Nilufar, Milan

Sweden

 Modernity, Stockholm

USA

 R 20th Century Design, New York City, NY

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Australia

 Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
 Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD

Colombia

 Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogota

Finland

 Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä

Germany

 Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne

Luxembourg

 MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

Netherlands

 Museums Vledder, Vledder

United Kingdom

 Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Brighton
 Design Museum, London

USA

 Ball State University Museum of Art, Muncie, IN
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA
 Kemper Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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