The Albert Edelfelt exhibition became the most popular exhibition in Ateneum’s history – Culture

The exhibition, which ended on Sunday, attracted a total of more than 350,000 visitors.

Ateneum art museum Albert Edelfelt -exhibition became the museum’s most popular exhibition of all time. Opened in April and on Sunday 17.9. the finished exhibition gathered a total of 351,246 visitors, Ateneum announced on Monday.

Edelfelt overtook the previous number one in visitor popularity, Pablo Picasso – exhibition, which was seen by nearly 315,000 people. The Picasso exhibition, which opened in September 2009, was so popular that it was extended until the following January.

The exhibition of Albert Edelfelt (1854–1905), one of the most famous artists in Finnish history, opened in May. The extensive exhibition dealing with the artist’s career from an international perspective featured several works that had not been presented in Finland before.

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