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portrait of Kari Huhtamo, Sculptor

Huhtamo Tretyakov MoscowKari Huhtamo, D.A. h.c., was born in Rovaniemi, Northern Finland, on January 11, 1943.

He studied at the School of Industrial Art from 1961 to 1963 and at the School of the Art Academy of Finland in Helsinki from 1963 to 1964.

In addition to sculptures, medals and portraits, Huhtamo's production encompasses lithographs, serigraphs and textile works. The artist's works have been displayed in dozens of exhibitions both in Finland and abroad, and he has achieved success in numerous sculpture competitions.

A portrait of Kari Huhtamo at the Tretyakov Gallery - september 5 2009.

A portrait of Kari Huhtamo at the tretyakov gallery - september 5 2009.

parents of Kari Huhtamo in Rovaniemi Finland

the sculptor's parents Tyyne and Albert Huhtamo

Huhtamo has created more than 50 public works of art, including multi-element installations and facade and indoor wall reliefs. His most well-known sculptures are Polskis (Splash) in Oulu (1976), Monument to the Reconstruction of Lapland in Rovaniemi (1977), Sulavesi in the Jyväskylä University (2000) and Aaria in the Congress Centre Mikaeli in Mikkeli (2002).

Huhtamo was granted the Finnish State Award of Visual Arts both in 1969 and 1973. In 2004 the artist was granted the title Doctor Honoris Causa in Fine Arts by the University of Lapland, and in 2007 he was appointed an Honorary Member of the Association of Finnish Sculptors.

Kari Huhtamo's father working in Rovaniemi.
father Albert Huhtamo in his fur trading company

The father and Mother of Sculptor Kari Huhtamo

mother Tyyne and father Albert Huhtamo

 
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TRETYAKOV GALLERY
Moscow Russia

 

 

 

 

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