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Panasonic Shiodome Museum of Art Pays Tribute to Eliel Saarinen in New Exhibition

August 12th, 2021
Overhead view looking down multiple levels of a large spiral staircase. The stoen staircase has gold/bronze colored handrail with decorative horizontal lines

Main spiral staircase of Pohjola Insurance Company Building © Museum of Finnish Architecture/Karina Kurz, 2008

The Panasonic Shiodome Museum of Art in Tokyo, Japan recently opened an exhibition of Finnish-architect Eliel Saarinen, who designed the Cranbrook campus including the Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum. Eliel Saarinen and His Beautiful Architecture in Finland is on view until September 20. 2021.

The exhibition features Saarinen’s work in Finland, particularly those projects completed with the Gesellius-Lindgren-Saarinen partnership.

Read more about the Eliel Saarinen exhibition from Tokyo Art Beat