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QUARANTINE

The Manõja 30 souls live in strict quarantine to prevent COVID from reaching the island. Filmmaker Mark Soosaar and his wife Svea captured the first Easter with Rooster Arthur, baby goat Kiisu, his mother Kammu, father Oinar, baby sheep Mask, chicken Muti ...

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FROM AIVAR WITH LOVE

Aivar Kurvits is one of the best artist of art brut in Estonia. His favourite themes come from mythology: Adam and Eve, Son of Kalev with Girl of Isle, Great Bear. Aivar's show was open in INUTI Gallery Stockholm in 20.02.2020. https://vimeo.com/40676197 ...

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MIINA FINLANDIA

Miina Äkkijyrkkä is a Finnish sculptor who has dedicated her whole life to cows. The doc by Mark Soosaar records Miina's farm in Vuosaari (suburb of Helsinki) and her exhibition moved to Viljandi and Pärnu, Estonia, in summer 2008. https://vimeo.com/406 ...

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THREE SCULPTORS

A triple portrait of heroes of Estonian art history: Amandus Adamson (1855-1929), Jaan Koort (1883-1935), Anton Starkopf (1889-1966). Memories on legendary sculptors by their daughters. Author of the doc Mark Soosaar. https://vimeo.com/403633286

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JAN SAUDEK

Jan and Sarah Saudek in their studio, Prague 2000. Recorded and interviewed by Mark Soosaar for the Museum of New Art in Estonia. https://vimeo.com/402630813

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CHILDHOOD

On the 100th anniversary of Lithuania and the Republic of Estonia, a two-country design exhibition was held at the Museum of New Art.  Indra Marcinkevicius' imaginative furniture was introduced by Kai Lease's violin playing and the girl's noise with goat ...

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FLOODY SUNDAY

Floody Sunday took place in Pärnu on January 9th, 2005. Just 100 years later from the Bloody Sunday in St. Petersburg on January 9th, 1905. https://vimeo.com/402476185

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MIRROR MAN

Czhec artist Stanislav Müller visited Museum of New Art in spring 2010 and left his mirror-coat in exposition of MAN & WOMAN until autumn. https://vimeo.com/406610206

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JAAN OAD

Jaan Oad (1898-1984) was internationally recognised naive painter who refuged from Estonia to Canada in 1944. In Toronto, the artist created hundreds of paintings to record history and the lost life style of his native Kihnu Island. Together with other Es ...

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FOOLING DUTCHMAN

Portrait of Dutch painter Peter Diem, follower of style from COBRA and founder of AmsterDiem museum on Prinsengracht in A'dam. Peter Diem visited the Museum of New Art in Pärnu several times in between 2002- 2018. He donated to the MoNA three huge painti ...