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Asfalttikukkaset / Asphalt Flowers

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Asphalt Flowers is a group of sculptures by Tiia Matikainen, located in the yard of the Helsingin Normaalilyseo school in the Kaartinkaupunki district. The work consists of two stylised pieces that resemble flowers. Made of full-depth coloured concrete, the flowers can be sat upon.

The underlying idea for the work was the association, awakened by the phrase 'asphalt flower', of a fragile flower ...

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Ratakatu 6 Kaartinkaupunki
00120 Helsinki

Text edited by: City of Helsinki, Culture and Leisure Division
Updated: 19/2/2024