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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


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Source


Printmaking

Translatsioon  
€770
Veritsev sõrm III A  
€770
Fontään  
€770
Kägar I väike  
€250
Kägar II small  
€250
Kägar III  
€250
Lapin Naine Masin IV B  
€250
Naine Masin XXIIIC  
€250
Women Machine I C  
€250
Lapin Naine Masin XXIIB  
€250
Lapin Naine Masin XXXVC  
€250
Women Machine VB  
€250
MAN-MACHINE V A  
€250
MACHINE XIII A  
€250
MACHINE XIV A  
€250
Masin VC  
€250
Masin 3c  
€250
Masin VC  
€250
Fauna-Machine VI  
€250
Fauna-machine  
€250
Hierarhia VB  
€250
Cross XIB  
€250
Self-Portrait as Venus II  
€450
Alliance with Stars Ib- IIIb  
€460
Linda in flames  
€480
Finger to the sun  
€460
Universe of Pessary  
€480
Horney Machine I  
€435
Cross XII B  
€540
Cross XIA  
€540
Hierarhia V  
€550
Emased IV  
€615
Fauna Masin VI big  
€650
Kägar I  
€690
Kägar II  
€690
Kägar III  
€690
MAN-MACHINE V A  
€540
Creating I  
€535
Creating II  
€535
Creating III  
€535
Fauna-machine  
€650
Information  
€535
Production  
€535
Multiplication  
€535
Lydia Koidula  
€535
Bleeding Finger  
€650
Woman-Machine XIVC  
€650
Cool bloody precise machine of the spring II  
€538
Cool bloody precise machine of the space II  
€538
Alliance with Stars I-III  
€1605
Graafikamapp "ABSTRAKTSIOON" sarjast "Elavad klassikud - Soviet Avangard"  
€1900
Graafikamapp "INIMENE MASIN" sarjast "Elavad klassikud - Soviet Avangard"  
€1900
Woman-Machine XIII-D  
€600
Women Machine II E  
€190

Painting

Worshipers  
€1040

Other

Sunset Drama  
€7692
Arbitrary of Evil  
€6750