Jan 27-Mar 5, 2023
Zetterberg Gallery

Crazy Christmas Countdown

Jani Leinonen has created a giant Christmas calendar for the Dolder Grand Hotel in Zurich, Switzerland. The installation consisting of 24 pieces of art – one for each day until Christmas is an extravagant and cheerful interpretation of a traditional advent calendar.  “I’m thrilled to be exhibiting at the Dolder Grand for the second time this year. I have associated the excitement of the run-up to Christmas with Advent calendars since my childhood and hope that my art conveys this sense of joyful anticipation to guests at the Dolder Grand”, Leinonen explains. Jani Leinonen and the Dolder Grand have been …

Gösta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation

Jani Leinonen is included in the exhibition Morning Coffee on the Roof of a Town, showcasing a selection of works from the Gösta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation’s contemporary art collection in Mänttä, Finland from 5.11.2022—16.4.2023. The foundation began to collect contemporary art in the early 2010s, and to date, the collection consists of more than 500 works, of which approximately 60 are on display in the current exhibition.  Gösta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation was established in 1933 and comprises today more than 10 000 artworks of Finnish art classics, old European paintings, and contemporary art. The collection is one of the grandest …


Jiri Geller, Riikka Hyvönen, Mari Keto, Joonas Kota, Jani Leinonen and Aurora Reinhard
September 9-October 9, 2022
Zetterberg Gallery

JANI LEINONEN at Dolder Grand

Jani Leinonen has been invited to create this years Easter egg at the prestigeous Dolder Grand in Zurich, Switzerland. The installation decorated with more than 12,000 carnations will be on display in the Steinhalle from 13 April for approximately 1 week. The Easter egg bears the artist’s unmistakable signature and portrays his interpretation of Easter. The egg is accompanied by the “Seeds in Their Pockets” installation – consisting of seven dried flowed that Jani Leinonen collected in war zones across the world, and which convey a message that is really important to him. Jani Leinonen’s relationship with The Dolder Grand …

Jani Leinonen – The Truth

Jani Leinonen’s long-awaited solo exhibition The Truth will open at Serlachius Museum Gösta on 27 March 2021. For the show, the artist has created a magical installation implemented using centuries-old stained-glass techniques, offering its visitor a plunge into the long history of propaganda and manipulation – and the colorful present.  The exhibition will also reunite Leinonen and world-famous street artist Banksy after six years, as Banksy’s show A Visual Protest opens at the museum in mid-May 2021 and will be overlapping with Leinonen’s exhibition for three months. In 2015, Banksy invited Leinonen to exhibit at his Dismaland Bemusement Park -show in Weston-super-Mare, UK. “It’s a showcase for …