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Leonhard Lapin

Leonhard Lapin (born 1947 in Räpina) is a versatile Estonian artist who has been active in fine art, art theory and architecture as well as in literature. He is considered one of Estonia’s leading avant-garde artists.


Within his comprehensive oeuvre, Lapin has created broad thematic series. His themes include relationship between nature, machine and man, void, visual processes and the language of signs.


Works in collections:
Art Museum of Estonia, Estonian Museum of Architecture, Estonian Bank, Helsinki City Art Museum, Alvar Aalto Museum (Jyväskylä, Finland), Contemporary Art Museum of Armenia (Jerevan), Bridgestone’ Art Museum (Japan), Cooremans’ Institute (Brussels, Belgium), Cremona Foundation (Minneapolis, USA), Ćiurlionis Art Museum (Kaunas, Lithuania), Frankfurdt Museum of Architecture (Germany), Zimmerli Art Museum (New Jersey, USA), Kaleva Art Collection (Oulu, Finland), Kiasma (Helsinki), New York Library, Niemisto Foundation (Helsinki, Finland), Oulu Art Museum (Finland), Pori Art Museum (Finland), National Gallery of Sweden (Stockholm, Sweden), Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art (Australia), Skopje Art Museum (Slovenia), Bank of Finland, Tallinn Art Hall, Tartu Art Museum, Tretjakov Gallery (Moscow), Vaasa University, Art Collection of the White House (Washington, USA), Russian Museum (St. Petersbourg), Walker Art Centre (Minneapolis, USA),Villany Art Collection (Brandenburg, Germany), Viinistu Art Museum and numerous private collections.


Prizes:
2003 Estonian Graphic Association prize of Year
2001 The Estonian State´s Order of the White Star of IV Class
1997 The Baltic Watercolor Triennial prize
1997 The Estonian State’s Cultural prize
1989 The Kristjan Raud Prize for painting, Estonia
1989 Tallinn City Art prize
1987 Soviet architectural prize
1974 Tokyo Print Biennial prize
1973 Ljubljana Print Biennial prize


CV


Source


Printmaking

Cross XII B  
€540
Cross XIA  
€540
Women Machine XXIIC  
€500
Women Machine II E  
€190
Women Machine I C  
€190
Linda in flames  
€380
Finger to the sun  
€325
Horney Machine I  
€435
Emased IV  
€615
Cross XIB  
€190
Fauna-Machine VI  
€190
Fauna Masin VI big  
€650
Hierarhia VB  
€190
Hierarhia V  
€550
Alliance with Stars Ib- IIIb  
€460
Graafikamapp "INIMENE MASIN" sarjast "Elavad klassikud - Soviet Avangard"  
€1900
TULEKUL Graafikamapp "ABSTRAKTSIOON" sarjast "Elavad klassikud - Soviet Avangard"  
€1900
Fauna-machine  
€190
Naine Masin XXIIIC  
€190
WOMAN-MACHINE XVII A  
€190
Lapin Naine Masin IV B  
€190
MAN-MACHINE V A  
€190
Lapin Naine Masin XXIIB  
€190
MACHINE XIII A  
€190
MACHINE XIV A  
€190
Women Machine VB  
€190
Self-Portrait as Venus II  
€231
Creating I  
€535
Creating II  
€535
Creating III  
€535
Fauna-machine  
€650
Information  
€535
Production  
€535
Multiplication  
€535
Alliance with Stars I-III  
€1605
Kristjan Jaak  
€535
Lydia Koidula  
€535
Bleeding Finger  
€650
Cross III  
€885
Cross II  
€885
Females  
€615
Lapin Naine Masin XXXVC  
€190
Universe of Pessary  
€380
Woman-Machine XIII-D  
€600
Cool bloody precise machine of the spring II  
€538
The cool bloody precise machine of the space II  
€538
MAN-MACHINE V A  
€540

Other

Arbitrary of Evil  
€6750
Sunset Drama  
€7692