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Virtual Gallery: Artist Tove Jansson, Helsinki Print E-mail

Tove Jansson in 1950s in her Ullanlinnankatu ateljer, where she lived and worked for over 50 years. Photo Per Olov Jansson.

Artist Tove Jansson (1914—2001) became internationally renowned for her moomin books and cartoons.

What is her hometown like?
How is Helsinki represented in her illustrations and writings?
Where did she live and what was her life in Helsinki like?

Jansson's books have been translated into over 40 languages, and have been adapted as plays and films, as well as radio and tv- programmes. The latest interpretation is the contemporary dance theatre performance Dancing Moominvalley.


Read more about Tove Jansson:
Tampere Art Museum Moominvalley
Tove Jansson webgallery

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 12:05
 
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