Like Tove Jansson, her life partner Tuulikki Pietilä (1917-2009) was also an artist being one of the key Finnish graphic artists of the post-Second World War period.
In honour of the centenary of Pietilä’s birth, Ateneum Art Museum will open an exhibition presenting a collection of Pietilä’s works. The exhibition is open 28 Feb – 16 Apr 2017. The Pietilä collection, bequeathed to the Ateneum in 2009, includes almost all the artist’s works. The exhibition will present an overview of the extensive body of work by the experimental and technically versatile artist.