Land art and site specific sculpture - land art uses the environment and its scale as its material. Concrete art is expressed in material itself with which the artist introduces her non-representational objective. Public art can be viewed and accessed by observers.
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Penttilä - Kangasniemi Finland (between Mikkeli and Jyväskylä)

Lucien den Arend

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apple tree in blossom - a van Gogh?
one of our apple trees in bloom

Penttilä used to be a farm, producing vegetables and fruit for hotels in Mikkeli and Helsinki. It is situated in the middle of the woods, next to a lake - Synsiö Järvi - in Kangasniemi, halfway between Mikkeli and Jyväskylä.

swimming and sauna vacations in your own cottage in south east Finland - summer, fall, autumn, winter and spring


the autumn morning sun | Penttilä - the new home of the den Arend family in the spring of 2003

there are various cottages and studios on the grounds - they will be available to artists as well as visitors who just want to find a peaceful retreat in the sunniest corner of Scandinavia - ask about the possibilities to spend a vacation starting in 2004


earth energy
Finnish culture
 

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"moral values in Finland are high in comparison to those of other countries - the people are actually quite honest - in our first months we have made many friends and have hade many positive experiences  - we did learn however that the way business is conducted, as far as ethics go, is quite comparable with the rest of Europe"

Lucien den Arend


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