BIBLIOGRAPHY


Texts

Frida Cornell – 2012 Portraits and Paintings

Marja-Terttu Kivirinta – 2007 Code of Colour, Place for Emotions

Håkan Nilsson – 2005 Mari Rantanen Svenska Bilder

Leena-Maija Rossi – 2001  Public / Private

Thomas Millroth – 1997 Mari Rantanen

Timo Valjakka – 1992 Nordic Art Review

Timo Valjakka interview – 2007 Code of Colour, Place for Emotions

Leena-Maija Rossi interview – 1992 Journal of Contemporary Art


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Monographs

2015 Traces of Desire, exhibition katalog #123 Hishult Konsthall, Sweden

2012 Mari Rantanen Portraits and Paintings,”Everything is Illuminated”text by Frida Cornell.Published by Korjaamo Galleria Finland

2007 Mari Rantanen Paintings 1986–2007Code of Color, place for Emotions. Hot color, Wavering lightWalking with Mari Rantanen´s paintings, text by Marja-Terttu Kivirinta. Spaces and Places for Emotions. A conversation between Mari Rantanen and Timo Valjakka. Published by LIKE, Finland.

2005 Swedish pictures. Mari Rantanen: Skiktningar och sammanfältningar, text by Håkan Nilsson. Published in Stockholm Sweden.

2001 ”Public / Private” Mari ­Rantanen.” Lived Space in Color” text by Leena-Maija Rossi. Published in Helsinki, Finland.

1997 Exhibition catalog Ystad Art Museum. Text by Thomas Millroth.

1990 Exhibition catalog Galerie Artek, ”Inside the Cloud-Chamber” text by Steven R. Dixon. Published in Helsinki, Finland.

1990 Mari Rantanen, Exhibition catalog Nordic Artcenter publication nr 4. Texts by Halldór Björn Runólfsson and Steven R. Dixon.

1985 Exhibition catalog Galerie Kaj Forsblom. Text by Timo Valjakka. Published in Helsinki, Finland.

Exhibition Catalogs and Books selection

015 Dark Days, Bright Nights, Contemporary painting from Finland, published by Kemper Art Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, USA. Text by Timo Vaijakka and Barbara O`Brian ISBN.978-0-9962728-1-0

2011 Muutosten Pyörteissä, text by Maaretta Jaukkuri, Finnish Literature Society, SKST 1333/Tieto, Helsinki, Finland.

2010 Raqsh & Naqsh, exhibition catalog, Sharjah Contemporary Art Museum, Sharjah, UAE.

2009 Måleriets rum, Håkan Nilsson (Mari Rantanen:Rumsbilder), Axl Books, Stockholm, Sweden.

2008 Sam Vanni, opettaja ja esikuva, exhibition catalog, text by Tuula Karjalainen and Mari Rantanen, Helsinki City Art

Museum’s Publication no. 103, Finland.

2008 Sijainteja – Locations, exhibition catalog, text by Mikko Paakkola, Aboa Vetus & Arts Nova, Finland.

2007 Yhdeksän taiteilijaa, Text by Marja-Terttu Kivirinta, (Värit Muuttuvat Valoksi), WS Bookwell Oy, Finland.

2006 Connecting People, Publication of the Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Norway.

2005 Turku Art Museum – 101 Years of Contemporary Art, Turku Art Museum Publications 1/2005, Finland.

2005 Orientalismi – orientens lockelse, Tikanoja Art Museum Publications 2/2005, Finland.

2004 Young Artist of the year, text by Marja-Liisa Linder (1989: Mari Rantanen, Drama and Order), Tampere Art Museum 

Publications 116, Finland.

2002 Uniikki 2002, exhibition catalog, text by Pessi Rautio, Visual arts in Fiskars, Onoma, Finland.

2002 Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland.

2002 Måleri & Måleri, exhibition catalog, text by Fred Andersson, Kristinehamns Art Museum, Sweden.

2001 Today’s Future, exhibiton catalog, Vantaa City museum/Visual Arts publications no. 7, Finland.

2000 Pensselit Padassa, Mirja Von Knorring, (Mari Rantanen ja Meksikon maut), Otava, Finland.

2001 Samtidskonst i Akademiska Hus, texts by Christina Rogestam and Katarina Swanström, Akademiska Hus AB, Sweden.

2000 Statens Konstråds Årskatalog, Statens Konstråd, Stockholm, Sweden.

1999 Taide Vallassa, Leena-Maija Rossi, Kustannus Oy Taide, Finland.

1999 Mäntän kuvataideviikot, exhibition catalog, Mäntän Kuvataiteen ystävät ry, Finland.

1998 Sette Artisti Scandinavi A Scafati, Paulina Sokolow, Grafica Fonsor, Palazzo, Italy.

1997 Collection of the Aine Pictorial Art Foundation, Katriina Pietilä-Juntura, Aine Art Museum, Tornio, Finland

1997 Collection of Contemporary Art, Henna and Pertti Niemistö, Hämeenlinna Art Museum publication 4/1997, Finland.

1995 Taidetta – Samtidskonst från Finland (Mari Rantanen), text by Tom Sandqvist, Stockholm, Sweden.

1995 Viipula Vaapula Vot, Katriina Pietilä-Juntura, Aine Art Museum, Tornio, Finland.

1995 Skapelser for 26 Churchs i Götene, Lidköping, Mariestad, Skara, exhibition catalog, text by Thomas Millroth, Sweden.

1994 Art in Parliament House, Painatuskeskus Oy, Helsinki, Finland.

1994 Modernia vai postmodernia, Asko Mäkelä, City of Vantaa, Finland.

1994 2+8, Modern Art From Finland, Leo Malinen, Published by Maailman sivu Oy, Finland.

1993 Real, text by Peter Herbstreuth and Timo Valjakka, (Mari Rantanen), Nordic Arts Center, Finland.

1993 Museum of Contemporary art Guide, Kaija Kaitavuori, Helsinki, Finland.

1993 Transit, exhibition catalog, texts by Timo Valjakka ja Minna Tarkka, Vesanpaino Oy, Helsinki.

1992 Rovaniemi Art Museum. Finland.

1992 I like it!, exhibition catalog, Lahti Art Museum, Finland.

1991 Kunst Europa, Kulturbühne Europa 1991, Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Kunstvereine, Deutschland

1991 Koko hajanainen kuva – Suomalaisen taiteen 80-luku, Marja-Terttu Kivirinta ja Leena-Maija Rossi, WSOY, Finland.

1990 Rauma Biennale Balticum, Distances, text by Timo Valjakka, (Mari Rantanen), Rauma Art Museum, Finland.

1990 Art of the Pohjola Group, Algraphics Oy, Tampere, Finland.

1989 Vuoden nuori taiteilija, texts by Maaretta Jaukkuri and Stephen Westfall, Tampere Art Museum Publication XXV(I1) Finland

1986 Suomen Taide / 6, Markku Valkonen, Olli Valkonen, published by WSOY, Finland.

1986 Contacts/Contrasts 4 by the river, text by Tiina Nyrhinen Pori Art museum Publications 10. Pori, Finland.

1986 Den Älskades Bild, exhibition catalog, Gertrud Sandqvist, Pyynikinlinna Publications, Finland.

1986 Attituder: Attitudes, exhibition catalog, the Artist Association of Finland, text by Timo Valjakka, Finland.

1986 Hearing, exhibition catalog, text by Altti Kuusamo and Mari Rantanen, The Artist Union of Finland Publications,

1985 Aurora, text by Timo Valjakka, (Mari Rantanen), Nordic Arts Center Publications, Helsinki, Finland.

1982 XIV Festival International de la Peinture, exhibition catalog, France.

1981 Art Today Sapporo Triennale, exhibition catalog, Sapporo, Japan.