The exhibition Colours of the Golden Age. Classical Estonian Painting from Enn Kunila’s Collection is open in Art Museum of Estonia Mikkel Museum from 20 March until 7. September.
The exhibition Colours of the Golden Age is located on 2 floors of the Mikkel Museum and focuses on the period 1910-1945.
44 paintings by Konrad Mägi, Nikolai Triik, Ants Laikmaa, Ado Vabbe, Endel Kõks, Richard Uutmaa and many other artists are on display.
The focus is on Estonian landscapes, paintings created by Estonian artists abroad as well as portraits and figural compositions. The exhibition gives an overview of the development of certain trends in Estonian art before the Second World War.
The exhibition comes with an extensive educational programme. Visitors of the exhibition can use interactive media programme – tablet PCs equipped with information about paintings and artists.
The curator of the exhibition is art historian Eero Epner and the designer is Tõnis Saadoja.
An exhibition album written by Eero Epner and designed by Martin Pedanik was published to mark the exhibition. A colouring book for children by Eero Epner and artist Jaan Rõõmus was also published.