ITE books

ITE Art in Finland

Edited by professor emeritus Seppo Knuuttila

Finnish contemporary folk art, aka ITE art, has delighted audiences for over a decade. Works of sculptors and other skilful backyard artists have been exhibited not only in Finland but also in numerous other European countries, and several books have been written about them.

This book is the first publication in English to introduce ITE art to wider audiences. In their articles, art experts, including Archiatre Risto Pelkonen as well as the ITE artist Alpo Koivuniemi, discuss the essence of ITE art: the creativity and inventiveness of ordinary people. Twenty-four very different self-taught artists are presented in both words and photos.

Books on ITE Art in Finnish

More information on the page by the publisher.




Photo: Marko Mäkinen
© Maaseudun Sivistysliitto