Publications by Adamson-Eric Museum 2009

Classical Modernism. Early 20th century Latvian Painting

2009 klassikaline modernism lati maalikunstWritten by Dace Lamberga
Edited by Kersti Koll
Designed by Tiit Jürna
328 pp.
In Estonian, summary in English, illustrated
Published by the Art Museum of Estonia – Adamson-Eric Museum
Tallinn 2009

ISBN 978-9985-9927-6-0

This comprehensive treatise by one of Latvia’s outstanding art scholars, Dace Lamberga, covers a golden age in Latvian art: the period of classical modernism in the early 20th century. Lamberga discusses developments in Latvian art in the context of world art history, taking a chapter-by-chapter look at how various schools and movements were reflected in Latvian art. She also provides thorough coverage of the Latvian artists who embraced the modernist currents; numerous reproductions of works and historical photos from the period give a good overview of their work. The project for publishing the book in Estonian concludes the extensive cooperation between the Adamson-Eric Museum and the Latvian National Art Museum in introducing classic Latvian modernist art in Estonia.

Selected as one of Estonia’s 25 most beautiful books of 2010.

Kōkyō Hatanaka. Asia in My Heart. Japanese Classical Nihonga Painting

2009 kokyo hatanaka aasia minu sydamesCompiled by Kersti Koll and Taimi Paves
Texts by Kōkyō Hatanaka and Taimi Paves
Edited by Kersti Koll
Designed by Tiit Jürna
96 pp.
In Estonian, illustrated
Published by the Art Museum of Estonia – Adamson-Eric Museum
Tallinn 2009

ISBN 978-9985-9927-8-4

This book accompanied the Adamson-Eric Museum’s exhibition “Kōkyō Hatanaka. Asia in my heart. Japanese Classical Nihonga Painting.” (28.08.–01.11.2009). The work gives a thorough overview of the aesthetics of the classical Japanese painting genre nihonga, its traditional techniques, exclusive material use, complicated process and the philosophy connected with it. One of Japan’s most distinguished nihonga masters, researchers and teachers, Professor Kōkyō Hatanaka (1947–), is profiled. The album includes reproductions of all of the works displayed at the exhibition.

Selected as one of Estonia’s 25 most beautiful books of 2009.

2 + 2 = 5
Urve Küttner, Katrin Pere, Lorilea Jaderborg, Karin Röh

Danish-estonian joint project

2009 225Compiled by Ülle Kruus and Kersti Koll
Designed by Tuuli Aule
40 pp.
In Estonian and English, illustrated
Published by the Art Museum of Estonia – Adamson-Eric Museum
Tallinn 2009

ISBN 978-9985-9927-7-7

This catalogue accompanied “2 + 2 = 5,” an exhibition of jewellery and textile art by a group of Danish and Estonian artists, held at a branch of the Art Museum of Estonia, the Adamson-Eric Museum (23.04.–23.08.2009).