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Elina Brotherus  1972, FI

Rank (2014): 1083 – 


Elina Brotherus, Femme A Sa Toilette
Femme A Sa Toilette, 2001
The Saatchi Gallery

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Photography, Fine art photography
Helsinki School

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France 36
Finland 29
Denmark 19
Germany 19
Sweden 15

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Artist Rank
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Martin Asbæk Gallery Martin Asbæk Gallery, Denmark 9
  gb agency, France 7
  The Wapping Project / Bankside, United Kingdom 6
  Galleri Andersson Sandström - Umea, Sweden 5

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1972 Born in Helsinki (FI)

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1997 Master of Science (Analytical Chemistry), University of Helsinki

2000 University of Art and Design Helsinki, Dept. of Photography ; MSc 1997, University of Helsinki, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry.

2006 Ars Fennica

Scholarship 2009 ArtsCouncilofFinland

2010 FinnishCulturalFoundation 2-year Artist’s Grant, Arts Council of Finland Book publishing grant (for Artist and her
Model, work in progress), Arts Council of Finland

Awards 2002 the Citibank Photography Prize

2003 Carnegie Art Award’s Young Artist’s Stipendium

2005 Prix Nièpce of Gens d’images

2007 Shortlisted for Ars Fennica

2008 Finnish State Prize for Photography

Lives and works in Paris (FR) and Helsinki (FI)

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Description and image  Landscape. The Virtual, The Actual, The Possible? - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA Send message

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   Home Truths: Photography, Motherhood And Identity - Belfast Exposed, Belfast, Northern Ireland Send message


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Description  Nouvelle Génération - FRAC - Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque Send message


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Description and image  Elina Brotherus - The Announciation - gb agency, Paris
   Elina Brotherus - Spectator - Effearte, Milan

   Elina Brotherus – Artists at Work - Gallery Taik, Berlin
  Martin Asbæk GalleryElina Brotherus - Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen Send message
   Elina Brotherus - Galleria Heino, Helsinki
   Elina Brotherus - Hôtel Hannon, Brussels

   Elina Brotherus - Galleria Ama - Helsinki, Helsinki

   Elina Bortherus - The Wapping Project / Bankside, London
   COMMA 27 - Elina Brotherus - Bloomberg Space, London
   Elina Brotherus - Galleria Ama - Helsinki, Helsinki
   Elina Brotherus - Artists at Work - gb agency, Paris
   Elina Brotherus - Restrospective - gb agency, Paris

   Elina Brotherus - The Wapping Project / Bankside, London
  Martin Asbæk GalleryElina Brotherus - Artist and her model - Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen Send message
Description and image Galerie AsbækElina Brotherus - Artist and her model - Galerie Asbæk, Copenhagen Send message
   Elina Brotherus – The new painting - Centrum Kultury Zamek, Poznan

   Elina Brotherus - Galleria Ama - Helsinki, Helsinki

   Elina Brotherus - gb agency, Paris
   The New Painting - Le bleu du ciel, Lyon
   Elin Brotherus - - Centre pour l'image contemporaine Saint-Gervais Genève, Geneva (closed, 2008)

   Model Studies - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen, Caen
   ELINA BROTHERUS - - Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf - Berlin, Berlin (closed, 2011)
   Elina Brotherus - Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Chalon sur Saône
   Elina Brotherus - Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin
   Elina Brotherus - The New Paintig - Millesgården, Lidingö
   Tærleikar - Kópavogur Art Museum - Gerðarsafn, Kópavogur
   Elina Brotherus: The New Painting - The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
   Elina Brotherus - Galleria Heino, Helsinki

   Elina Brotherus - Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf - Frankfurt/Main, Frankfurt/Main
   Elina Brotherus - FRAC - Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-lès-Rouen
   Elina Brotherus : Model Studies - gb agency, Paris

   Elina Brotherus - Galleri Andersson Sandström - Umea, Umeå
   Elina Brotherus - Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
   Elina Brotherus - Le Chateau d'Eau, Toulouse

   Elina Brotherus - Kunsthalle Lophem, Loppem-Zedelgem
   Elina Brotherus - Suites françaises 2 (the post-it séries)  - Centre d'art image/imatge, Agrève
   Elina Brotherus - The New Painting - Hôtel Hannon, Brussels

   The New Painting - - Galeria Noua, Bucharest (closed, 2006)
   Elina Brotherus - INOVA - Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee, WI

   Elina Brotherus : Suites Francaises 2 - gb agency, Paris
   Elina Brotherus - Galleri Andersson Sandström - Umea, Umeå

   Elina Brotherus - i8 Gallery, Reykjavik

   Elina Brotherus - Fotografi - Galleri Andersson Sandström - Umea, Umeå


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Description and image Martin Asbæk GallerySummer in the City - Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen Send message
  Galerie AsbækPhotography - Galerie Asbæk, Copenhagen Send message
Description and image Martin Asbæk GalleryPhotography - Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen Send message
Description and image  Landscape: the Virtual, the Actual, the Possible? - Guangdong Times Museum, Guangzhou, Guangdong
Description and works of art CCA AndratxJust Add Water! / Només Amb Aigua! - CCA Andratx, Andratx Send message
  Galerie AsbækJust Add Water - Galerie Asbæk, Copenhagen Send message
   Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood - MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

   Das Fenster im Blick - Art Foyer der DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt/Main
   La Grande Magia. Opere scelte dalla Collezione UniCredit - MAMbo - Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna
   Home Truths - Photography, Motherhood And Identity - The Photographers' Gallery, London
   The Other Portrait - MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto
Description and image Martin Asbæk GallerySummer in the City - Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen Send message
Description and works of art  Still - Photography in the Museum - MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts, Debrecen
   De l´eau dans l´art - Espace des Sources, Soultzmatt
   Paisajes Del Norte - MAMBO - Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Bogota
   Group Exhibition - The Wapping Project / Bankside, London
   Kunst und Neue Arbeitsweltdrucken - Städtische Galerie Waldkraiburg, Waldkraiburg
   Group Exhibition - The Wapping Project / Bankside, London
   Still Life/Work Life - Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg
  Martin Asbæk GalleryVideo - Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen Send message
   Sociétés secrètes - Musée Alfred Canel, Pont-Audemer

  The Saatchi GalleryOut of Focus: Photography - The Saatchi Gallery, London Send message
Description and image Martin Asbæk GallerySummer in the City - Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen Send message
   Edition Iv - The Wapping Project / Bankside, London
   Construire le paysage - Hôtel Hannon, Brussels
   Sense of Place - European Landscape Photography - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
   Mutations Ii: Moving Stills - Photon - Centre for Contemporary Photography, Ljubljana
   Ladies and Gentlemen! - Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö
   At Home - Ateneum Art Museum - Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki
   State of the Art Photography - NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf
   Learning Photographie - FRAC - Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-lès-Rouen

   After Work - A Group Exhibition - Galleri Andersson Sandström - Umea, Umeå
   Elina Brotherus, Annabel Elgar, Aino Huhtaniemi, Peter KoŠtrun & Stephen J. Morgan - The Wapping Project / Bankside, London
   A Female View – Part 2 - FOTO-RAUM, Vienna
   Les Territoires du désir ou les métamorphoses dʼun musée imaginaire - Musée d'art moderne André Malraux, Le Havre
Description and image Martin Asbæk GallerySummer in the City - Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen Send message
   Out of Storage: Provisoire & Définitif - Marres - Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht
   The 6th Momentum Biennial 2011 - Imagine being here now - Momentum Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art , Moss
   Landscape Experiences - Jyväskylän Taidemuseo - Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä
   Pour une république des rêves - Centre rhénan d'art contemporain, Altkirch
   Femme objet, Femme sujet - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac

   Prix Niépce 1983-2010 - Musée du Montparnasse, Paris
   Ré-collection - Hôtel Hannon, Brussels
   Mythos Kindheit - Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen
   FelicitÀ - Freude, Glück Und Emotionen In Der Zeitgenössischen Kunst - Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt - Centre d'Art, Biel/Bienne
Description and image Martin Asbæk GallerySummer in the City - Group show - Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen Send message
   Cool Water - Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki
Description  Starter Works from the Vehbi Koç Foundation Contemporary Art Collection - ARTER - space for art, Istanbul
   Hovedutstillinger - Stavanger Art Museum, Stavanger
   Group Show - Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf - Frankfurt/Main, Frankfurt/Main
   Elina Brotherus / Jan Neva / Teemu Korpela: ARTISTS AT WORK - Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki
   Export - Import - Taidehalli - Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

   dm 145. légendes - CCC - Centre de Creation Contemporaine, Tours
Description and works of art CCA AndratxArt Foundation Mallorca 2009 - CCA Andratx, Andratx Send message
   Northern Lights and White Russians - Galleri Andersson Sandström - Umea, Umeå
   Les nuages… là-bas… les merveilleux nuages - Musée Malraux, Le Havre
Description  I Love Malmö - Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
   Fly me to the moon - 44 Moen, Askeby
Description and image Galerie AsbækSummer in the City - Galerie Asbæk, Copenhagen Send message
   Elina Brotherus & Hannele Rantala - Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
   Nord, Nord-Ouest - gb agency, Paris
Description and works of art CCA AndratxMyth of Childhood - CCA Andratx, Andratx Send message
   Paintings - Bleeding Heart - A selection of contemporary art from the collection of Lars Swanljung and from Kuntsi Museu - Joensuun Taidemuseo - Joensuu art museum, Joensuu
Description and image  Mythos Kindheit - Haus für Kunst Uri, Altdorf
   Finnish Contemporary Art from our Permanent Collection - Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg

   Heijastuksia – Speglingar - Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa
   ON AIR – from North to South - Villa San Michele, Anacapri
   So Close So Far Away - H+F Collection - Museum het Domein, Sittard
   REAL. Fotografien aus der Sammlung der DZ-BANK - Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main
   Nordic Moods - Landscape Photography of our Time // NORDISKE STEMNINGER – vor tids landskabsfotografi - ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishoj
   Las Implicaciones de la Imagen (The implications of image) - MUCA Roma - Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City
   L´Homme Merveilleux - Château de Malbrouck , Manderen
   Tuhlaajapojan paluu - Finnish and Nordic Contemporary Art from the Lars Swanljung Collection - Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa
   Artist File 2008 - The National Art Center Tokyo, Tokyo
   Maan Asema / La position de la Terre - Centre rhénan d'art contemporain, Altkirch
Description  CO2 - Infinit Brussels - National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest
   Harvat ja valitut - HIAP Project Room - Cable Factory, Helsinki
   Image and After - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki

   So Close / So Far Away (Zo dichtbij, zo veraf) - BE-PART - Platform voor actuele kunst, Waregem
   Merveilleux! D´après nature - Château de Malbrouck , Manderen
   Global Feminism - Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
   Je est il, Je sont ils ? - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac
   IMAGES OF MAN today - ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishoj
   Shot and go – A vision of today's international photography - Isola di San Servolo, Venice
   Cartes Flux vol2 - CARTES Centre of Art and Technology, Espoo
   Lund Konsthall 50 years - Lunds konsthall, Lund
   L'oeil-Écran Ou La Nouvelle Image - Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain, Luxembourg
   Global Feminisms - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   So close / So far away - Centre rhénan d'art contemporain, Altkirch
   Self-Timer - National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest
Description  Melanie Manchot - Eine Frage (nach) der Geste - Galerie Fotohof, Salzburg
   Sguardi da nord. Reflecting with Images - Galleria Civica di Modena, Modena

   Dreamlands Burn - Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest
   Eine Frage (nach) der Geste - Galerie der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig (HGB), Leipzig
   Self-Timer - Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen
   CO2. Brussels to Infinity - International Cultural Centre / Międzynarodowe Centrum Kultury, Krakow
   Ars Fennica 2007 - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
   47th October Salon - Oktobarski Salon / October Salon, Belgrade
   Girls' Night out - - Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD (closed, 2012)
   Kvindens Rum - Galerie MøllerWitt, Aarhus
   Nature, natures… - L´Imagerie, Lannion
   ÄIDIN TAJU // Mothers Sence - Hyvinkään Taidemuseo - Hyvinkää Art Museum, Hyvinkää
   Intersections - Between Past and Future - Pori Taidemuseo / Pori Art Museum, Pori
Description  15th Biennale of Sydney 2006 - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
   Mar Mater Materia - Hôtel Hannon, Brussels
   Clarities - Kópavogur Art Museum - Gerðarsafn, Kópavogur
   Absolutely Private - On Photography from the 2000 to the present - Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
   Presence - Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku
   Girls' Night Out - Blaffer Gallery - The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX

   Selbstauslöser - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
   Naturalia - Futura, Prague
   Girls' Night Out - Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO
   The Helsinki School - A New Approach - Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
Description and image  Girls' Night Out - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
   Under my Skin - White Box, New York City, NY

   Nordic Art - MKM Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, Duisburg
   De leur temps. Collections privées Francaises - MUba Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing
   About Face portrait - Photography and the Death of the Portrait - Hayward Gallery, London
   LIAF 04 - Lofoten International Art Festival, Svolvær
   Tusenfryd - Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen
   Samtidigt - Västeras Konstmuseum, Västerås
   Making Faces: The Death of the Portrait (Je t’envisage: La disparition du portrait) - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
   Je t’envisage - La disparition du portrait - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
   Girl's Night Out - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach

   Zeigenössische Forokunst aus Finnland - Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus, Cottbus
   Le pire est à venir - Images contemporaines du monde, sélection du musée Nièpce - Musée Nicéphore Niépce, Chalon sur Saône
   Cara a Cara - Fundação Caixa Geral de Depósitos - Culturgest, Lisbon
Description and image  Girls' Night Out - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
   Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland - Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel
Description  De bortbjudna – Malmö Art Museum is visiting Rooseum - - Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö (closed, 2006)
   exposition collective - CEAAC - Centre européen d'actions artistiques contemporaines, Strasbourg
   fables de l'identité - Centre national de la photographie, Paris
   Le collezioni: acquisizioni per MAXXI arte - MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome
   Carnegie Art Award - Röda Sten, Gothenburg
   Trasparente - MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome
   Carnegie Art Award - Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki
Description and image  Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Finnland - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
   Carnegie Art Award - Victoria Miro Gallery, London
   Nostalgic Real - magnus müller, Berlin
   Nostalgic Real - magnusmuller, Berlin
   Carnegie Art Award - Kunstforeningen GL Strand, Copenhagen

   Carnegie Art Award - Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
   Face/Off - a portrait of the artist - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
   Carnegie Art Award - Listasafn Reykjavikur - Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik
   Symptomania - Kunsthalle Lophem, Loppem-Zedelgem
Description and image  New Pictures - Brotherus, Kella, Kolehmainen, Lajunen, Parantainen - Tennis Palace, Helsinki
   Umedalen Skulptur 2002 - Umedalen Skulptur, Umeå
  vwfa Valentine Willie Fine Art - Kuala LumpurBeyond Paradise - Nordic Artists Travel East - vwfa Valentine Willie Fine Art - Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur Send message
   Beyond Paradise: Nordic Artists Travel - Galeri Petronas, Kuala Lumpur
   Beyond Paradise - Nordic Artists Travel East - National Art Gallery Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
   Photography and Video - Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere
   Platform of Encounters - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   Beyond Paradise - Nordic Artists Travel East - The Art Center - Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
   Attachment+ - Kunsthalle Lophem, Loppem-Zedelgem
   Popcorn and politics -Activists of Art - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Description and image  The Citigroup Private Bank - Photography Prize 2002 - The Photographers' Gallery, London

   Rendez-vous #3 - Collection Lambert, Avignon
   ARS 01 Unfolding Perspectives - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
   printemps de septembre - Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse
   Confidences - Parce Que C'etait Lui, Parce Que C'etait Moi - Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain, Luxembourg

   Nordic Light - Platform, Vaasa
   One of those Days - Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim
   Narcisse Blesse - Passage de Retz, Paris
Description and image  Norden - Kunsthalle wien project space karlsplatz, Vienna
   Parallax - - Sandroni Rey, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2009)

   6th International İstanbul Biennial 1999 - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul

   Groupshow - Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm


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Martin Asbæk GalleryMartin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen  eMail


 Galleria Ama - Helsinki, Helsinki
 Galleria Heino, Helsinki


 gb agency, Paris


 Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Frankfurt/Main


 Effearte, Milan


 Galleri Andersson Sandström - Umea, Umeå

United Kingdom

 The Wapping Project / Bankside, London


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 The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
 Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki


 Kadist Art Foundation Paris, Paris
 Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCS), Strasbourg


 Centre national de l'audiovisuel, Dudelange


 Västeras Konstmuseum, Västerås

United Kingdom

www.saatchigallery.comThe Saatchi Gallery, London eMail


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