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KAIVANTO, KIMMO OLAVI

25.5.1932 Tampere - 20.4.2012 Helsinki

Painter, sculptor, graphic artist


SOLO EXHIBITIONS IN FINLAND

1959 Pinx Art Gallery, Helsinki

1961 Tampere Library, Tampere

         Pinx Art Gallery, Helsinki

1963 Pinx Art Gallery, Helsinki

1965 Pinx Art Gallery, Helsinki

1966 Contemporary Perspectives, Valkeakoski Workers’ Hall,

         Valkeakoski

1967 Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna

1969 Galerie Artek, Helsinki

         Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere

1970 Pictures and Objects, Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä

1971 Fingers at Play, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki

         Fingers at Play, Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere

1972 Pictures of the Past Summer, Galerie Artek, Helsinki

1974 Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

         Lapinlahti Festival, Lapinlahti

1975 Exhibition hall of the Kotka Theatre, Kotka

1976 Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä

         Turku Art Museum, Turku

1977 The Square, Sketches, Realisation, Variation, mural, Tampere

         Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere

1979 Galerie Grafiart, Turku

1982 Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere

         Art is Life, Life is Art, Artist of the Year, Kunsthalle Helsinki,

         Helsinki

1985 Galerie Artek, Helsinki

1987 Oulu Art Museum, Oulu

         Kuopio Art Museum, Kuopio

1988 The Sketches of the Blue Line, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere

         Galerie Bronda, Helsinki

1989 Galerie Artek, Helsinki

1992 Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere

         Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki

         Galerie Saskia, Tampere

1993 Seinäjoki Art Hall, Seinäjoki

1996 Gallerie Sirius, Jyväskylä

1998 Miniretro – Hommage à l’Académie Européenne (Homage to the

         Academy of Europe), Joensuu Art Hall, Joensuu

2000 Galerie Forsblom, Turku

2001 Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

2002 Galerie Krista Mikkola, Helsinki

2004 Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki

2017 Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Retrospective exhibition of the

         artist’s works in the collection of the Sara Hildén Foundation and

         the Kimmo Kaivanto Foundation


SOLO EXHIBITIONS ABROAD

1970 Archive of Decorative Art Museum, Lund, Sweden

1978 Galleria Paloma, Stockholm, Sweden

1981 Kimmo Kaivanto – måleri, grafik, skulptur, Södertälje Konsthall,

         Sweden

1992 Center for International Contemporary Arts (CICA) New York, USA

2002 Art Hall, Estonia


GROUP EXHIBITIONS IN FINLAND

1956 25th Annual Exhibition of the Artists’ Association of Tampere,

         Tampere Library, Tampere

1957 15th Young Artists’ Exhibition, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

         Annual Exhibition of the Union of Finnish Art Associations, Lahti

         26th Annual Exhibition of the Artists’ Association of Tampere,

         Tampere

1958 Group 7, Erik Enroth, Pentti Hartelin, Unto Hietanen, Gunnar

         Pohjola, Seppo Syrjä and Taisto Toivonen, Tampere Library,

         Tampere

         64th Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Kunsthalle Helsinki,

         Helsinki

         20th Jubilee Exhibition of the Union of Finnish Art Associations,

         Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna

1959 The Artists’ Association of Tampere, Valkeakoski Town Hall,

         Valkeakoski

         4th Triennial Jubilee Exhibition of the Fine Arts Academy of

         Finland, Helsinki

         28th Annual Exhibition of the Artists’ Association of Tampere,

         Tampere Library, Tampere  

1960 40th Jubilee Exhibition of the Artists’ Association of Tampere,

         Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

         17th Young Artists’ Exhibition, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

1961 30th Annual Exhibition of the Artists’ Association of Tampere,

         Tampere Library, Tampere

1962 Touring exhibition of the Fine Arts Academy of Finland

         Exhibition of the Artists’ Association of Tampere, Turku Art

         Museum, Turku

         31st Annual Exhibition of the Artists’ Association of Tampere,

         Tampere Library, Tampere

         5th Triennial Exhibition of the Fine Arts Academy of Finland,

         Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki

1963 Group 7, Tampere Library, Tampere

         25th Annual Exhibition of the Union of Finnish Art Associations,

         Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

1964 Exhibition with Kain Tapper, Tampere Library, Tampere

         The Artist at Work, 35th Jubilee Exhibition of the Finnish Painters’

         Union, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

         Exhibition of the Artists’ Association of Tampere, Imatra Art

         Museum, Imatra

         The March Group, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

1965 Sokos Exhibition Hall, Vaasa

         Exhibition of the Fine Arts Academy of Finland, Ateneum Art

         Museum, Helsinki

         34th Annual Exhibition Artists’ Association of Tampere, Tampere

         Library, Tampere

         Exhibition of the State Art Competition, Kunsthalle Helsinki,

         Helsinki

1966 Artists’ Association of Lappeenranta, South Karelian Art Museum,

         Lappeenranta

         Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere

         Exhibition 66, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

         The Finnish collection of Sara Hildén-Enroth, Kuopio Theatre,

         Kuopio

1967 Art in Tampere 1917–1967, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

         Touring Exhibition of the Finnish collection of Sara Hildén-Enroth,

         Vaasa, Imatra, Tampere

         Finnish Artists’ 72nd Annual Exhibition, Kunsthalle Helsinki,

         Helsinki

         The March Group, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

         Summer Exhibition, Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art,

         Tampere

         75th Jubilee Exhibition of the Turku Art Association, Turku Art

         Museum, Turku

1968 7th Triennial Exhibition of the Fine Arts Academy of Finland,

         Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki

         30th Jubilee Exhibition of the Union of Finnish Visual Arts

         Organisations, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

         Works for the Venice Biennale, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki

1969 Touring exhibition The Message of a Picture of the Fine Arts

         Academy of Finland

         Purnu 69, Pitkäjärvi, Orivesi

         74th Finnish Artists’ Annual Exhibition, Kunsthalle Helsinki,

         Helsinki

         23rd Young Artists’ Exhibition, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

1970 Kinetic Pictures, Touring exhibition of the Fine Arts Academy of

         Finland  

         Landscape 70, Touring exhibition of the Fine Arts Academy of

         Finland

         Helsinki/Art 60–70, exhibition of the Artists’ Association of

         Helsinki, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

         50th Jubilee Exhibition of the Artists’ Association of Tampere,

         Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

1971 Jyväskylä Summer Festival, Jyväskylä

         Purnu 71, Pitkäjärvi, Orivesi

1972 Proof 72, 40th Jubilee Multi-Exhibition of the Association of

         Finnish Printmakers, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Wäinö Aaltonen Art

         Museum, Turku, Tampere Art Museum, Lahti Art Museum,

         Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Oulu Art Museum, South Karelia Art

         Museum, Lappeenranta, Joensuu Art Museum, Museum of

         Ostrobothnia, Vaasa, Kuopio Art Museum, Ahvenanmaa Art

         Museum

         The Sara Hildén Collection, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

         Exhibition of Graphics, Galerie Taidevintti, Pori

1973 Purnu 73, Pitkäjärvi, Orivesi

         40th Jubilee exhibition of the Turku Printmakers’ Association, Turku

         Art Museum, Turku

         40th Jubilee exhibition of the Turku Printmakers’ Association,

         Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna

1974 ARS 74, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki

         ARS 74, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

         ARS 74, Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere

         Jyväskylä Summer Festival, Jyväskylä

         Summer exhibition, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti

         Summer exhibition, Pirkanpohja Art Centre, Ähtäri

         Contemporary Art from the Collection of the Museum, Turku Art

         Museum, Turku

         Flowers, Touring exhibition of the Fine Arts Academy of Finland

         Inaugural Exhibition of Halonen Museum Foundation, Lapinlahti

         Art from homes in Hämeenlinna, Hämeenlinna Art Museum,

         Hämeenlinna

1975 The Woman in Art, touring exhibition of the Fine Arts Academy of

         Finland

         Purnu 75, Pitkäjärvi, Orivesi

         10th Jubilee exhibition, South Karelia Art Museum, Lappeenranta

         The collection of the city of Tampere, Tampere Museum of

         Contemporary Art, Tampere

1977 Exhibition of the Artists’ Association of Tampere, Kunsthalle

         Helsinki, Helsinki

         Finnish Contemporary Art from the collection of Ateneum Art

         Museum, Tampere Art   Museum, Tampere

         Jyväskylä 140; Fine Art, Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä

         40thJubilee exhibition of Nordic Printmakers’ Association,

         Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

         The Sketches of the Square, Exhibition of Finnish Painter’s Union,

         Helsinki

1978 Art of the SKOP Bank, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

1979 Museo Internacional de la Resistencia Salvador Allende, Kunsthalle

         Helsinki, Helsinki

         Purnu 79, Pitkäjärvi, Orivesi

         Opening exhibition of the Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere

         Finnish art in the 20th century, Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä

         200 years of Tampere depicted by Artists, Tampere Art Museum,

         Tampere

         50th Jubilee Touring Exhibition of the Finnish Painters’ Union

1980 The Artists of Tampere, Museum of Ostrobothnia, Vaasa

         The Experimental ‘60s, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki

         The Experimental ‘60s, Turku Art Museum, Turku

         From Idyll to Anguish, pictures of man and the environment,

         Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art, Tampere

         The World of the Picture – A Picture of the World, Alvar Aalto

         Museum, Jyväskylä

         60th Jubilee Exhibition of the Artists’ Association of Tampere

         Ruovesi Depicted by Artists, organised by the Artists’ Association

         of Tampere, Ruovesi Savings Bank, Ruovesi

1981 Purnu 81, Pitkäjärvi, Orivesi

         Contemporary Art, Turku Art Museum, Turku

         The collection of the Maire Gullichsen Foundation in the opening

         exhibition of the Pori Art Museum, Pori

         The Art Collection of the Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation,

         Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

1982 Six Finnish Graphic Artists, Nordic Art Centre Suomenlinna,

         Helsinki

         Contemporary Finnish Graphics, Amos Anderson Art Museum,

         Helsinki

1983 Pyhäniemi 83, Hollola

1984 Exhibition with Raimo Kanerva and Gunnar Pohjola, Mältinranta

         Art Centre, Tampere

1985 Pyhäniemi 85, Hollola

         Forum+Art, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki

         Nordic Art, Nordic Art Centre Suomenlinna, Helsinki

1986 Purnu 86, Pitkäjärvi, Orivesi

         Four Artists, Kerava Art Museum, Kerava

         Graphics in the collection of the Aine Foundation, Aine Art

         Museum, Tornio

1988 Finnish Landscape, Retretti Art Centre, Punkaharju

1989 The March Group and the’ 60s, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

         The New Language of Painting; Finnish Modernism 1956–61,

         touring exhibition of the Fine Arts Academy of Finland

         Pearl of the River Aura; New Trends of Art in the 20th Century,

         Turku Art Museum, Turku

         Birth and Death, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

         Celebrating Light, Pyrri Art Centre, Savonlinna

1990 The Nordic ‘60s: Breakthrough and Resistance, Kunsthalle

         Helsinki, Helsinki

         Abstraction: Oh What an Awful Word, South Karelia Art Museum,

         Lappeenranta

         A Century of National Art, 100th Jubilee Exhibition of the KOP

         Bank, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

         Purnu 90, Pitkäjärvi, Orivesi

         Opening exhibition of the Kerava Art Museum, Kerava

         Out of the Wilderness into the World, Mältinranta Art Centre,

         Tampere

1992 Finnish Art in the 1960s and ‘70s, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki

         Aquarian Art/Eeropekka Rislakki, Helsinki

         Rauma Art Museum, Rauma

         Gallerie Bellarte, Turku

         The Art Association of Ruovesi, Ruovesi

         The Art collection of the Urpo and Maija Lahtinen Foundation,

         Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

1993 Salmela Art Centre, Mäntyharju

1994 Four Artists in Kerava, Kerava Art Museum, Kerava

         Look at the Forest; Images and Experiences, Sara Hildén Art

         Museum, Tampere

         The collection of the Maire Gullichsen Foundation, Varkaus Art

         Museum, Varkaus

1995 The March Group, Salmela Art Centre, Mäntyharju

1996 Finnish Pop Art, Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki

         Finnish Pop Art, Turku Art Museum, Turku

         Finnish Pop Art, Oulu Art Museum, Oulu

1997 Salmela Art Centre, Mäntyharju

         Ensemble -The Meeting of Music and Image in Space, Lönnström

         Art Museum, Rauma

         Kaivanto-Kanerva-Pohjola, Galleria Saskia, Tampere

         My Picture - Your Picture, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere

         The collection of the Henna and Pertti Niemistö Foundation,

         Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna

1998 A Man, Tikanoja Art Museum, Vaasa

         Sara and the Boys, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere

         A Man, Mikkeli Art Museum, Mikkeli

         The collection of the Saastamoinen Foundation, Kuopio Art

         Museum, Kuopio

1999 The collection of the Saastamoinen Foundation, Kerava Art

         Museum, Kerava

         Sara Hildén and Modern Art in Europe, Sara Hildén Art Museum,

         Tampere

         Four from Tampere; Enroth, Kaivanto, Kanerva ja Pohjola, Sara

         Hildén Art Museum, Tampere

2000 Marilyn, Mao and the Rolling Stones, Hämeenlinna Art Museum,

         Hämeenlinna

         Marilyn, Mao and the Rolling Stones, Tikanoja Art Museum, Vaasa

         Images of Love, Tikanoja Art Museum, Vaasa

2001 Salmela Art Centre, Mäntyharju

         The Seasons-Art from the Collections from the Years 1905–86,

         Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki

         E-galleria, Hanko

         The Finnish collection of the Kuntsi Foundation, Kerava Art

         Museum, Kerava

         Angel of Klondyke, collection of the Aune Laaksonen Foundation,

         Kerava Art Museum, Kerava

2002 Angel of Klondyke, collection of the Aune Laaksonen Foundation,

         Kouvola Art Museum, Kouvola

         Graphic Leaf and a Poem, Suodenniemi Library, Vammala

         Touring exhibition of the art collection of the OKO Art Foundation

         Lapinlahti Art Museum, Lapinlahti

2002–2003 Popcorn and Politics – Art Activists, Kiasma Museum of

         Contemporary Art, Helsinki

2003 The Sea, Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna

         The Gates to Mysticism, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

2004 The Landscape of Power, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere

2005 Summer Pinx, Sysmä

         Exhibition for the benefit of the victims of the catastrophe in Asia

2006 Opening exhibition of EMMA, Espoo Museum of Modern Art,

         Espoo

         Salmela Art Centre, Mäntyharju

2006–2007 Is a Tree Stump Art? Art of the 1950s and 1960s from the

         Collections of the Ateneum, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki

2007 Larger than Life, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki

         Restructured – Art of the 1970s, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma

         Speakers of Parliament, Portraits from the Collection of the Finnish

         Parliament, Parliament House, Helsinki

         Icons of Kuntsi, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa

2008–2009 Works from the Collection of the Aune Laaksonen

         Foundation, Kasarmi Art Centre, Tuusula

2010 Grazing, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Hyvinkää

2011 Design Forum Finland, Furniture of the Finnish masters, Helsinki

         Bicentennial Jubilee Exhibition of the Bank of Finland, Helsinki

2011–2012 I Ain´t Marchin´ Anymore, Amos Anderson Art Museum,

         Helsinki

2014 Salmela Art Centre, Mäntyharju

2015 Landscapes of the Mind, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere


GROUP EXHIBITIONS ABROAD

1959 Exhibition Finnish Art, Sale Dalles, Bucharest, Romania

1961 International exhibition, Louisiana, Tennessee, Memphis, Erskine,

         USA

1962 Exhibition Art from Tampere, Lódz, Poland

1963 VII Sao Paulo Biennale, Sao Paulo, Brazil

         Exhibition Finnish Art, Linz, Austria

1964 Exhibition Nordic Art, Hässelby Castle, Stockholm, Sweden

         Nordic Artists with Kain Tapper, Mölndal, Sweden

         Exhibition Finnish Art, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

         Exhibition Finnish Art, Sylt, Federal Republic of Germany

1965 Exhibition The March Group at Gallerie Svea, Stockholm, Sweden

         Exhibition Finnish Art in the Belgrade Museum of Applied Arts,

         Yugoslavia

         Exhibition Modern Finnish Art at Kunsthaus Hamburg, Federal

         Republic of Germany

         Exhibition Finnish Graphic Art, Hamburg, Federal Republic of

         Germany

         IV Paris Biennale for young artists at the Musée d´Art Moderne de

         la Ville de Paris, France

1966 Exhibition Réalités Nouvelles at the Musée d´Art Moderne de la

         Ville de Paris, France

         Exhibition of the Nordic Art Association at the Kunstverein

         Hannover, Federal Republic of Germany

1967 Exhibition of the International Art Competition of Monaco, Palais

         des Congrès, Monaco

         Exhibition Finnish Art, Hungary

         Exhibition Finnish Art, Poland

         Exhibition of the Nordic Art Association in Liljevalchs Konsthall,

         Stockholm, Sweden

1968 Ars Baltica at Sävesalen History Museum, Visby, Sweden

         Venice Biennale, Italy

1969 The March Group at Svenska Handelsbanken, Stockholm, Sweden

         Modern Art from Finland in Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Federal Republic of

         Germany

1969 Finland in Louisiana; Architecture, Art and Applied Art at the

         Lousiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

1970 VII International Exhibition of Graphic Art, Vienna, Austria

         Contemporary Finnish Painting, Brussels, Antwerp, Belgium

1970-76 Touring exhibition of Finnish Graphic Art, United Kingdom

1971-74 Exhibition Current Finnish Art, Moss, Norway

1971 Exhibition of Finnish Graphic Art at London Royal Festival Hall,

         United Kingdom

         Touring exhibition Finnish Modern Art, Federal Republic of

         Germany

         Touring exhibition Finnish Modern Art, Holland

         Five Artists from Finland Essen, Federal Republic of Germany

1972 Exhibition Finnish Art at Galleri F-15, Moss, Norway

1973 Exhibition of solidarity Angela Davis, New York, USA

         Eyes and Art, Trollhättan and Vänersborg, Sweden

         Exhibition of Finnish Graphic Art Intergrafik 73 in Altes Museum,

         Berlin, Federal Republic   of Germany

         Art from Finland at the Finch College Museum of Art, New York,

         USA

1974 Workaday Finland at ICA, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London,

         United Kingdom

         Workaday Finland at Södertälje Kunsthall, Sweden

1974 The Art Scene in Finland at the Düsseldorf Art Museum, Federal

         Republic of Germany

1975 Facets Finland at the Musée Galliéra, Paris, France

1975 FINSKT I DAG -> Contemporary Finnish at Galerie Asbaek,

         Copenhagen, Denmark

1976 Venice Biennale, Italy

         Facets – Finland: Ten Artists of the Last Ten Years in Hugh Lane

         Municipal Gallery of    Modern Art,

         Dublin, and at the Arts Council of Northern Ireland Gallery,

         Belfast, Northern Ireland

         USA 200 San Francisco, USA

         Exhibition of Graphic Art, Karlstad, Federal Republic of Germany

         Exhibition of Graphic Art, Oslo, Norway

1977 Image of Finland at Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

         Exhibition Art and Environment Berlin City Library, German

         Democratic Republic

         Touring exhibition of Finnish Art, Sweden

         Exhibition Finnish Art, Moss, Norway

         Museum of Contemporary Art of Belgrade, Yugoslavia

1977-78 Touring exhibition Finnish Art, France

1979 Image of Finland at Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

         8th Biennale of the Baltic Countries: Painting, Sculpture, Graphics

         at the Rostock Art Gallery, German DemocraticRepublic

1981 European Biennale, Baden-Baden, Federal Republic of Germany

         New on Paper Gothenburg, Sweden

1984 Contemporary Finnish Art/ Suvremena fiska umjetnost/Sodobna

         fiska umetnost Zagreb (Galerije Grada), Sarajevo (Umjetnicki

         Paviljon), Lubljana (Cankarjev Dorn), Yugoslavia

1988 Contemporary Finnish Art in the Kerava Art Collection, Trollhättan,

         Sweden

1989 Exhibition of the Polars Group, Oslo, Norway

1990 The Nordic ‘60s: Breakthrough and Resistance, Reykjavik, Iceland

         The Nordic ‘60s: Breakthrough and Resistance, Stockholm,

         Sweden

         The Nordic ‘60s: Breakthrough and Resistance, Odense, Denmark

         The Nordic ‘60s: Breakthrough and Resistance, Hoevikodden,

         Norway

1992 Expo 92 World’s Fair Seville, Spain

1995 Finnish Contemporary Artists at the Embassy of Finland, Museo de

         la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago, Chile  


PUBLIC AND COMMISSIONED WORK

1955 The emblem of the Tampere ice-hockey club Tappara

1959 A painting depicting Christ among children and young people,

         Kalliola Orphanage, Tampere

1960 Our Friends, mural, Saukonpuisto Primary School, Tampere

1962 As to the Good So Also to the Evil, mural, Koukkuniemi retirement

         home, Tampere

1966 Summer Pictures, mural, Pellervo Primary School, Tampere

1968 Landscape of Basic Knowledge, mural, Tesoma Primary School,

         Tampere

1970 Poster with a finger figure for the Tampere International Film

         Festival

1971 The Thinker City Library of Södertälje, Sweden

1971 Praise for the Order of Nature, mural, Kangasala Primary School,

         Kangasala

1972 Ode to the 60,000 Lakes, work of sculpture in front of Hotel

         Hesperia, Helsinki

1972 Chain (Positive Visionary Diagonal), sculpture of fibreglass and

         steel, Helsinki City Hall lobby, Helsinki

1973 Baltic Herring Thumb (The Glove of J. J. Rousseau), sculpture,

         Kustavi

1976 The Square, multi-panel (13) painting for the City of Tampere

1977 Finnish images, painting and Ultramare, relief for the Finnjet car

         ferry

1979 Kustaa Was a Fine Man, lay-out and illustration for the celebratory

         volume of the Bicentenary of the City of Tampere

1980 Masculine + Feminine (Original Landscape M Original Landscape

         F), Tampere Workers´ Theatre Lobby

1981 The Sea, relief, Suomen Sokeri Head Office, Espoo

1983 Zephyr, installation, Suomen Sokeri Head Office, Espoo

1986 Nereid, installation, Forum, shopping mall, Helsinki

1986 Silver Bridges, installation, Forum shopping mall, Helsinki

1988 Biogenesis, installation, Cultor Ltd., Helsinki

1990 Blue Line, environmental artwork, Tampere Hall, Tampere

1991 Natura (Non facit saltus), environmental artwork, SOK

         Cooperatives Headquarters, Helsinki

1998 From Age to Age, installation, Lindström company head office,

         Helsinki

1999 Leonardo, aviation monument, Tampere

1999 Biogenesis removed from Pasila to Keilaniemi, Espoo. The work

         was repainted and renamed Biogenesis- Regeneration, Espoo

2001 Memorial stone for the grave of Finnish author Juhani Peltonen,

         Loppi

2003 Black Horse cabinet for the renovated Sea Horse restaurant,

         Helsinki

2008 Finnish Pictures, painting removed to the Vellamo Maritime

         Centre, Kotka


OFFICIAL PORTRAITS

1986 Väinö Linna, Finnish author

1991 Kalevi Sorsa, Speaker of the Finnish parliament

1991 Raimo Ilaskivi, Mayor of the City of Helsinki 1979–91

1993 Kari Rahkamo, Mayor of the City of Helsinki 1988–98

1994 Harri Holkeri, Chairman of the City Council of Helsinki 1981–87

1994 Ilkka Suominen, Chairman of the Finnish parliament

1996 Reino Paasilinna, General Director of the Finnish Broadcasting

         Company 1989–94

1997 Antti Potila, General Director of Finnair 1987 –98

1997 Martti Ahtisaari, President of Finland 1994 –2000


WORKS IN THE FOLLOWING FINNISH COLLECTIONS

(In alphabetical order by Finnish name)

Åland Art Museum, Mariehamn

City of Akaa

Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki

Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki

Espoo Museum of Modern Art EMMA

South Karelia Museum, Lappeenranta

Helsinki Art Museum HAM

Hyvinkää Art Museum

Hämeenlinna Art Museum

Collection of the Jenny ja Antti Wihuri Foundation, Rovaniemi

Joensuu Art Museum

Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki

Finnish National Gallery / Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki

Kerava Art Museum

Kimmo Kaivanto Foundation, Helsinki

City of Kotka

Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa

Lahti Art Museum

Collection of the Maire Gullichsen Foundation, Pori

OP Financial Group (OKO) Art Collection, Helsinki

Collection of the Paulo Foundation, Espoo  

Pori Art Museum

Rovaniemi Art Museum

Collection of the Saastamoinen Foundation, Espoo

Sara Hildén Foundation Collection / Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere

Collection of the Simo Kuntsi Foundation, Vaasa

Tampere Art Museum

Taucher Art Collection, Helsinki

Turku Art Museum

Finnish National Gallery / State Art Commission


WORKS IN COLLECTIONS ABROAD

(In alphabetical order by Finnish name)

Arkiv för dekorativ konst Lund, Sweden

Gotlands Fornsal Visby, Sweden

Institute of Contemporary Art, London, United Kingdom

Konstmuseet Göteborg, Sweden

Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago, Chile

Rostock Art Museum, Germany

State Collection of Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden

City of Södertälje Art Collection, Sweden


STAGE DESIGNS AND COSTUMES

1951 stage sets for the play Cinderella, Tampere Workers´ Theatre,

         Tampere

1955 stage sets for the play Diplomatic Love, Tampere Theatre, Tampere

1955 stage sets and costumes for the play Paris in Tampere, Messu-

         teatteri theatre, Tampere

1978 stage sets and costumes for the opera The Red Line, Finnish

         National Opera, Helsinki. Visiting performances:

         1979 Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London

         1980 Stora Teatern, Gothenburg

         1980 Kungliga Teatern, Stockholm

         1981 Zürich

         1982 Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow

         1982 Malyi Theatre, Leningrad

         1982 Estonia Theatre, Tallinn

1982 second version of stage sets and costumes for the opera The Red

         Line, Savonlinna Opera Festival, Savonlinna. Visiting

         performances:

         1983 Metropolitan Opera, New York

         1984 Suomussalmi summer theatre

1984 TV-version of stage sets and costumes for the opera The Red Line


AWARDS AND HONORARY TITLES

1948 1st prize in graphics and 2nd prize in drawing in the Cultural

         Festival for Young People

1956 3rd prize in the mural competition of Rahola primary school

1959 1st prize in the decoration competition of Saukonpuisto primary

         school, Tampere

1962 3rd prize in the national art competition

1963 Honorary Award of Sao Paulo Biennale, Brasilia

1965 2nd prize in the Finnish state art competition

1966 3rd prize in the Finnish state art competition

1967 1st prize in the Finnish state art competition

1967 3rd Grand Prix International d´Art Contemporain de la

         Principauté, Monaco

1969 Häme Province Art Prize

1970 Art Prize of City of Tampere

1972 Pro Finlandia Medal

1982 Honorary Title of Artist of the Year

1995 Honorary Title of Professor

1997 Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts

2000 Golden Helsinki Award


ART EDUCATION

1953-54 Studied in the graphic art course of the Institute of Industrial

         Arts


MEMBERSHIPS

Finnish Painters´ Union

The Association of Finnish Printmakers

The Association of Finnish Sculptors

Client of the Kuvasto Artists’ Copyright Organisation


OFFICIAL POSITIONS

1965-67 member of the Executive Committee of the Artists´ Association

         of Tampere

1968-70 member of the Arts Council of Finland


DOCUMENTS

1966 Taiteilijan kesä (An Artist´s Summer), edited by Aila Rantala,

         Helsinki: Social Programmes, Finnish Broadcasting Company TV 2

1969 Jos ja kun (If and When), produced by Heikki Ritavuori and Seppo

         Jokinen, Helsinki: Cultural Productions, Finnish Broadcasting

         Company TV 1

1970 Filmikalenteri (Film Calendar), directed by Leena Lohtander, edited

         by Erkka Lehtola and Matti Rosvall, Helsinki: Documentary

         Productions, Finnish Broadcasting Company TV 2

1971 Viikon taiteilija (Artist of the Week), Helsinki: Finnish Broadcasting

         Company TV 2

1973  Kauneus ja tuho (Beauty and Destruction), Realised by Lisa

         Kuhlberg, Jorma Karhunen, Jorma Kuusisto and Anssi Mellblom,

         Helsinki: Documentary Productions, Finnish Broadcasting

         Company TV 2

1976 Kalevalaa kuvin (The Kalevala in Pictures), Edited and directed by

         Liisa Hovinheimo, Helsinki: Documentary Productions, Finnish

         Broadcasting Company TV 2

         Kulttuurikakkonen (Cultural Channel Two), Produced and edited

         by Liisa Hovinheimo, Helsinki: Documentary Productions, Finnish

         Broadcasting Company TV 2

1977 Kimmo Kaivanto ja Tori (Kimmo Kaivanto and The Square), Edited

         by Pirkko Leisti, Helsinki: Special Production, Finnish

         Broadcasting Company TV 1

1980 Kerro, kerro kuvastin (Mirror, Mirror on the Wall), Edited by Eeli

         Aalto, Helsinki: Documentary Productions, Finnish Broadcasting

         Company TV 2

         Kansakunnan kehyksessä (The Nation in Frames), Scripted and

         directed by Tuulikki Islander and Markku Valkonen, Helsinki:

         Cultural Productions, Finnish Broadcasting Company TV 1

1981 Musiikkiterveiset (Musical Greetings), Produced, directed and

         edited by Matti Heinivaho, Helsinki: Music Programmes, Finnish

         Broadcasting Company TV 2

1982 Muistiinpanoja 1941–82 (Notes 1942–82), Produced, scripted,

         directed and edited by Tuulikki Islander, Helsinki: Cultural

         Productions, Finnish Broadcasting Company TV1

2004 Kimmo Kaivanto, mies ja maisemat (Kimmo Kaivanto, the Man and

         the Landscapes), scripted and directed by Liisa Hovinheimo,

         Finnish Broadcasting Company TV2


PUBLICATIONS

1982 Kimmo Kaivanto, Weilin + Göös. Texts: Jaakko Lintinen & Soili

         Sinisalo

1992 Kimmo Kaivanto, Exhibition catalogue and Bibliography

         1956-1991, Center for International Contemporary Arts (CICA)

         New York, USA. Texts: Bhupendra Karia & Erik Kruskopf.

         Bibliography: Jari Björklöv

2001 Kaivanto, WSOY. Texts: Kimmo Kaivanto & Kimmo Sarje

2017 Kimmo Kaivanto: Sara Hildénin säätiön kokoelma, Sara Hildénin

         taidemuseo. Texts: Saara Heikinheimo, Päivi Loimaala, Kimmo

         Sarje, Jyrki Siukonen & Timo Vuorikoski