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Kari Huhtamo and Lucien den Arend were both born in 1943, during the second world war. Huhtamo in Rovaniemi in Lapland, and den Arend In Dordrecht the Netherlands. They met each other in Helsinki in the very early nineteen nineties. Den Arend was planning to organize an exhibition of Finnish artists in Holland and contacted Huhtamo. At the same time den Arend was working out a plan to realize a sculpture park in the direct vicinity of his studio and house in Zwijndrecht Holland. Combining both initiatives, Huhtamo organized a group of sculptors and painters from Finland. These were the painters Jorma Hautala, Matti Kujasalo and the scuptors Matti Peltokangas, Hannu Siren and Kari Huhtamo himself.

Lucien den Arend and Kari Huhtamo at Huhtamo's studio in Hirvensalmi, Finland.

Lucien den Arend (on the left) and kari Huhtamo at Kari's Hirvensalmi studio - Finland

This exhibition, OUTSIDE IN was opened in the OPAM Sculpture Park in 1997. Inthat year den Arend started building websites. His first was ww.st-ives.net where he presented professional artists and their work. Kari Huhtamo's work was one of the first to join St Ives net. And in 1999 he started buiding his personal website www.denarend.com. Ater they met Huhtamo asked den Arend to take over his personal site, www.huhtamo.com.

 

 
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