News // Carl Sebastian Lindberg was one of 100 artists creating Sauli Niinistö’s official portrait

 The portrait of President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö.

The portrait of President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö was unveiled in the Presidential Room of the Government Palace on Friday, 4 May. It is a mosaic composed of one hundred partial works by one hundred younger-generation artists — graphic artists, sculptors, painters, video artists, performance artists and photographers — who are or have been active in Finland. The portrait was produced by visual artists Atro Linnavirta and Anita Naukkarinen who selected the participating artists.

Carl Sebastian Lindberg was one of the 100 artists participating. His piece is a collage done with a euro banknote and acrylics.

The portrait of President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö will be placed on display in Ateneum Art Museum on Tuesday 5 June. It will be on exhibition to the public until 2 September, after which it will be returned to the Presidential Room in the Government Palace.

For more info see:

www.yle.fi

www.ateneum.fi

Photo credit: Vilhelm Sjöström

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