Markus Copper – The Taste of Metal

11.11.2022–26.2.2023

The subjects of Markus Copper’s work can be found in collective traumas, such as the sinking of the passenger ferry Estonia or that of the nuclear submarine Kursk. The retrospective showcases Copper’s exceptional art and his worldview with a selection of work of unprecedented variety and depth.

  • 11.11.2022–26.2.2023
Markus Copper: Archangel of Seven Seas, 1998. Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen
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    Markus Copper 2009


    Finnish National Gallery

    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Archangel of Seven Seas

    1998


    Finnish National Gallery / Kiasma

    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Pirje Mykkänen

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    Markus Copper
    Archangel of Seven Seas

    1998


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Archangel of Seven Seas

    1998


    Finnish National Gallery / Kiasma

    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Kursk

    2004


    Photo: Kansallisgalleria / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Kursk

    2004


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Kursk

    2004


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Estonia

    2006


    Photo: Kansallisgalleria / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Estonia

    2006


    Finnish National Gallery / Kiasma

    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Estonia

    2006


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Whaling Station

    2009


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Whaling Station

    2009


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Sixpack of Instant Death

    1995


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Khyber Pass

    2014


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Juggernaut

    1992-95


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Iron Maiden, Bourgeois Door

    2006


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Scania Clockwork / Hopscotch / Terracotta Army

    2016


    Photo: Kansallisgalleria / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Archangel of Seven Seas, sketch

    1996


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper
    Kursk, drawing


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Karjalainen

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    Markus Copper
    Piknik na obotŝine #17

    2018


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Pirje Mykkänen

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    Markus Copper
    Piknik na obotŝine #12

    2018


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Pirje Mykkänen

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    Markus Copper 2009


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen

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    Markus Copper in 2009


    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Petri Virtanen