New York based Finnish artist Lotta Nieminen exhibited her recent works at Printa. Her exhibition Metropolis Landscapes features work done while in Budapest during a ten day residency at the Printa design shop and studio. Nieminen spent days observing the city and drawing inspiration from various points of interest in Budapest such as the Széchenyi Baths, Fovám Tér, and the Keleti Railway station. She then created colorful compositions which offer clever flattened cityscapes which consist of both facades and a bird’s eye view. The exhibition is tastefully presented in a similar gridded maplike structure which in a strange way actually reintroduces the verticality to her subject matter. Along with her recent Budapest based works, Nieminen also adds prior works done based on New York, Helsinki, and Lisbon helping forge a stronger link between Budapest and the global art scene.
Lotta Nieminen Metropolis Landscapes 2012 July 26 – August 25 at Printa