Ola Kolehmainen

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Ola Kolehmainen (born 1964 in Helsinki) is a Finnish photographer.

Biography[edit]

Born 1964 in Helsinki, Ola Kolehmainen graduated with a masters in photography at the Helsinki University of Art and Design in 1999.[1]

Work[edit]

The artist concentrate his work on contemporary architecture, using interiors and buildings to create abstract compositions,[2] with an interplay of light and reflection.

Selected solo exhibitions[edit]

Some of his solo exhibitions are listed below:[3]

2012

  • Enlightenment, Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finnland[4]
  • Gallerie Brandstrup, Oslo, Norway[5]

2011

  • Rohmaterial: Saubruch-Hutton, Gallery TaiK, Berlin, Germany

2010

  • Deutsche Werkstätten, Dresden, Germany
  • Alvar Aalto, Galeria Senda, Barcelona, Spain[6]
  • A Building Is Not a Building, KUNTSI, Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, Finnland
  • Colour Urban Structures, Galerie Artfinder, Hamburg, Germany; Galerie Vanguardia, Bilbao, Spain; Galerie Brandstrup, Oslo, Norway[7]

2009

  • Ola Kolehmainen, Galería Vanguardia, Bilbao, Spain
  • Ola Kolehmainen, The New Art Gallery Walsall, West Midlands, UK[8]
  • Ola Kolehmainen, Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo, Finnland[9]
  • Ola Kolehmainen, Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finnland[10]

2008

  • Ola Kolehmainen, Galerie Koal, Berlin, Germany
  • Ola Kolehmainen, Galería SENDA, Barcelona, Spain[11]

2007

  • Ola Kolehmainend, Sint-Lukasgalerie, Brüssels, Belgium

2006

  • Ola Kolehmainen, Artothèque de Caen, Caen, France

2005

  • Ola Kolehmainen - Space is unknown, Galerie Dominique Fiat, Paris, France
  • Ola Kolemainen – Minimalism is my great love, Artfinder Galerie x Mathias Güntner, Hamburg, Germany

2004

  • Ola Kolehmainen - "Construction", Herrmann & Wagner, Berlin, Germany

1999

  • Ola Kolehmainen, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Island

Selected group exhibitions[edit]

Some of his group exhibitions are listed below:[12]

2012

  • Erste Kyiv International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Arsenale 2012, Kiew, Ukrain
  • Alles nur Fassade? Architektur als Abstraktion, Galerie Beck & Eggeling, Düsseldorf Germany
  • Helsinki Abstract, Galerie Ruzischka, Salzburg, Austria
  • Segment 1A, Borusan Collection, Istanbul, Turky

2011

  • Helsinki School, Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich (Switzerland), Purdy Hicks Gallery, London, UK
  • Facade: Through a Glass Darkly, National Glass Centre, University of Sunderland UK
  • Verortung. Die Frage nach dem Raum in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany

2010

  • Inaugural Exhibition, Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 17th Biennale of Sydney - The Beauty and the Distance, Biennale of Sydney (NSW)
  • Hovedutstillinger, Rogaland Museum of Fine Arts, Stavanger, Norway
  • Export - Import – Taidehalli, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finnland

2009

  • Colour Urban Structures, artfinder Galerie x Mathias Güntner, Hamburg, Germany
  • Auf der Spitze des Eisbergs - Neue Fotografie aus Finnland, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

2008

  • En Privat 1, Es Baluard, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  • The real Thing - New Acquisitions, Malmö konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden
  • Nessuna Onda può Pettinare il Mare (No Wave can comb the Sea) - Fotografia Italiana, Galleria Nicoletta Rusconi, Milan, Italy

2007

  • Objeto de replica, ARTIUM Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
  • XIV. Rohkunstbau Drei Farben Weiss, Rohkunstbau, Berlin, Germany
  • Helsinki School, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London, UK
  • Boogie Woogie - Art and Jazz, Taidehalli - Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finnland
  • Photo Finnish - The Helsinki School, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Finnland
  • Ola Kolehmainen & Pertti Kekarainen, Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo, Finnland

2006

  • Ideal City – Invisible Cities, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
  • Minimal quotation, artfinder Galerie x Mathias Güntner, Hamburg, Germany
  • Intersections - Between Past and Future, Pori Taidemuseo / Pori Art Museum, Pori Finnland
  • Presence, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turky, Finnland
  • Opterracuna, Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, USA

2005

  • The Helsinki School - A New Approach, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2004

  • Zeitgenössische finnische Fotografie, Galerie Christian Roellin, St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Finnische Fotografie, 14-1 Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany

2002

  • New Pictures - Brotherus, Kella, Kolehmainen, Lajunen, Parantainen, Tennis Palace, Helsinki, Finnland
  • Northern Spell, UTAC - University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Canada
  • Photography and Video, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland

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