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  • Kari Cavén

    Galleria Sculptor

    Jaded by the overproduction of an in New York, one hardly expects to be awakened into feeling by work made and exhibited thousands of miles to the north. Helsinki, though it remains an active center of architecture and design, is scarcely home to artists working on the cutting edge. But 31-year-old Finnish sculptor Kari Cavén, in his second one-man show, produced a group of constructions in painted wood that dispense the unmistakable tonic of authenticity Though his graceful, geometrically spare wall pieces hark back to Cubism, Dada, and Constructivism (still beloved in northern Europe), this

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