Today we visited an summer art exhibition in Borgå. It’s been open all the summer and will close on Sunday 26th. I only read about the exhibition last week. I immediately said to my husband. We HAVE to go there. I adore Ilse Löök’s paintings. The ‘two ladies’ are so adorable, happy, always laughing, enjoying all kind of funny things to do together. I always think they have been best friends from early childhood. I have a couple of postcards of them that I have bought for myself. I also have, during many years, bought postcards to send to friends. I don’t know if all of my friends appreciate them but I know some friends like them as much as I do. There was about 10-12 paintings by her. All so very nice. There also was paintings by many other painters. All absolutely beautiful.
After the art exhibition we climbed the stone steps up to the stone lookout point which is right next to the Näse Manor. More about that and some sightseeing in the old town tomorrow.
Aww, yes, i agree about Ilse Löök’s illustrations… i’m sure the 2 ladies have been friends from heir childhood! 😊 very lovely paintings. Have you ever heard or seen Mary Engelbreit’s illustrations? I was more familiar with her work from my childhood and then when i saw Löök’s illustrations i actually thought they’re pretty similar in a way.
I think I have seen some of her illustrations but this is actually the first time I hear (read) her name. I googled and found many very nice and cute pictures. I like them 🙂