THE HOME OF Tapio Wirkkala

Tapio Wirkkala

Born in 1915. Studied sculpture at the Central School of Arts and Crafts 1934-36. Married to Rut Bryk. Participations in foreign exhibitions: Stockholm 1947, Scandinavia, Zurich, Milan 1951, Great Britain, The U.S.A. and Canada 1952-1954. Worked for Karhula Iittala, Asko, Kultakeskus and Rosenthal. Was influenced by nature and used glass, wood and metal in his objects.

The Wirkkala home in 1948

The Wirkkala home in 1959

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