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Cash as art – banknote sketches


The exhibition presented sketches for Bank of Finland banknotes.

On display were artists' proposals and perspectives from the first through to the last-markka denominated banknotes (1860–1986).

The exhibition included sketches by, amongst others, the following artists: Aleksandr Fadejev, Akseli Gallén-Kallela, Aarne Karjalainen, Tapio Wirkkala, Erik Bruun, Torsten Ekström, Eeva Oivo, Pentti Rahikainen ja Olavi Vepsäläinen.

The exhibition ran from 6 May to 30 September 2014.

Tapio Wirkkalan luonnos 5000 markan seteliksi 1952

Tapio Wirkkala's sketch for 5000 markka banknote, 1952.