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Collection highlights

Leonhard Lapin

Birthday: 29.12.1947
Death date: 28.02.2022
Birthplace: Räpina, Estonia
Education: 1966–71 studied architecture at the Estonian State Art Institute
Solo Exhibitions: 2005 Haus Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
Estonian Bank Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2004 Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2003 Tartu Art Museum, Estonia
Tallinn Art Hall Gallery, Estonia
Gallery Draakon, Tallinn, Estonia
Gallery Deco, Tallinn, Estonia
Valga City Gallery, Estonia
Taagepera Castle Gallery, Estonia
2002 Gallery Promenad, Hyvinkää, Finland
Gallery Minna, Kuopio, Finland
Ćiurlonis National Museum, Kaunas, Lithaunia
Gallery Kay Forsblum, Helsinki, Finland
2001 Museum of Rakvere, Rakvere City Gallery, Estonia
Raatuse Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
Zimmerli Art Museum, New Jersey, USA
Art Museum of University of Tartu, Estonia
2000 Latvian Press House Gallery, Riga
Raatuse Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1999 Pärnu City Gallery, Estonia
Kuressaare Castle Gallery, Estonia
1998 Gallery Laterna Magica, Helsinki, Finland
Gallery Ruben Forni, Bruxelles, Belgium
1997 Tartu Art Museum, Estonia
Art Museum of Estonia
1996 Helsinki Art Hall Studio, Finland
Latvia Museum of Foreign Art, Riga
1995 Finnish Museum of Architecture, Helsinki
1994 Gallery D’Arte, Helsinki, Finland
Gallery Titanik, Turku, Finland
1994 Gallery Ephémare, Montigny-le-Tilleul, Belgium
Matisse Museum, Le Cateau-Cambresis, France
1992 P.u.n.k.t. Gallery, Hamburg
Gallery Roma, Liepaja, Latvia
1991 Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
1987 Pori Art Museum, Finland
Art Museum of Estonia
1986 Stockholm City Theatre, Sweden
1975 Langsam Gallery, Armadale, Australia
Selected group exhibitions: 2005 12 Künstler aus Tallinn, Actioncenter, Munich, Germany
2004 “WWW.Transeuropa”, Kulturverband Favoriten, Wien
2000 Word Wild Flags. Liege, Aachen, Knokke, Luxembourg
1998 Estonian Painting,Borchette Centre, Bruxelles
1996 Silence of Land. Väinö Aaltonen Museum, Finland
1994 Graveurs Baltes. Gallery Détour, Jambes, Belgium
Pro Natura Baltica. Helsinki, Tallinn, Stockholm, Lübeck
Island Project. International Multimedia Workshop, Gdansk, Poland
1993 Rationalized Eternity. Contemporary Art Centre of Vilnius, Lithuania
1992 Contemporary Art from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Canada
1975 Harku ’75. National Institute of Experimental Biology, Harku, Estonia
1973 Saku ’73. Estonian Institute of Agriculture, Saku, Estonia
1969 SOUP ’69. Café Pegasus, Tallinn

Selected installations
2003 “Clock of Freedom”, Tallinn City (with Kristel Jaanus)
2003 “Labyrinth”, Viinistu Art Museum, Estonia
2001 Fire-installation “Ode to the Officer”, Festival “Kananahk”, Rakvere, Estonia
1999 “Mirrored Cross”, Paide City, Estonia
1998 “Suprealistic City II”, Huittinen City, Finland
1994 “Estonian Forest I”, São Paulo 22. Biennial
1992 “Broken Time”, Rostock Art Museum, Germany
1991 “Order and Spontaneity II”, Stockholm Kulturhall, Sweden
1991 “Socialist Work”, Linköping, Kalmar, Stockholm Art Museums, Sweden
1990 architecton “Tree”, Helsinki City, Finalnd
1990 “Obelisk to Substance”, Kotka ,Finland
1990 architecton “Urania”, Groningen ,Holland
1989 “Noah’s Ark”, Helsinki Art Hall, Finland
1987 “Homage to Finland” Pori Art Museum, Finland

“On Architecture – in Life and Ethics”. Umea, 2006.
“Dokument ja loovus” (Document and creativity). Sirbi Raamat, Tallinn, 2005.
“Avangard” (Estonian avant-garde art). Tartu University. Tartu, 2003.
“Tühjus. Void.” Estonian Art Academy. Tallinn, 2003.
“Tühjus ja ruum. Void and Space”. Estonian Art Academy. Tallinn, 1998.
“Kaks kunsti” (Two Arts). Kunst. Tallinn, 1997.
“Pimedystä valoon” (Estonian avant-garde art). Otava. Helsinki, 1996.
“Void and Space”. Helsinki University of Technology. Helsinki, 1994.
Organisations: 1998–2001 Academica Gustaviana Foundation
1998–2000 Union of Estonian Architects, member of Court of Honour
1981 Union of Estonian Architects
1977 Estonian Artists´ Association, Association of Estonian Printmakers
Awards: 2003 Estonian Graphic Association prize of Year
2001 The Estonian State´s Order of the White Star of IV Class
1997 The Baltic Watercolor Triennial prize
1997 The Estonian State’s Cultural prize
1989 The Kristjan Raud Prize for painting, Estonia
1989 Tallinn City Art prize
1987 Soviet architectural prize
1974 Tokyo Print Biennial prize
1973 Ljubljana Print Biennial prize
Works in collections: Art Museum of Estonia, Estonian Museum of Architecture, Estonian Bank, Helsinki City Art Museum, Alvar Aalto Museum (Jyväskylä, Finland), Contemporary Art Museum of Armenia (Jerevan), Bridgestone' Art Museum (Japan), Cooremans' Institute (Brussels, Belgium), Cremona Foundation (Minneapolis, USA), Ćiurlionis Art Museum (Kaunas, Lithuania), Frankfurdt Museum of Architecture (Germany), Zimmerli Art Museum (New Jersey, USA), Kaleva Art Collection (Oulu, Finland), Kiasma (Helsinki), New York Library, Niemisto Foundation (Helsinki, Finland), Oulu Art Museum (Finland), Pori Art Museum (Finland), National Gallery of Sweden (Stockholm, Sweden), Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art (Australia), Skopje Art Museum (Slovenia), Bank of Finland, Tallinn Art Hall, Tartu Art Museum, Tretjakov Gallery (Moscow), Vaasa University, Art Collection of the White House (Washington, USA), Russian Museum (St. Petersbourg), Walker Art Centre (Minneapolis, USA),Villany Art Collection (Brandenburg, Germany), Viinistu Art Museum and numerous private collections.


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