Hugo Simberg’s work is an enhancement of the senses. Simberg created a dream world for himself which required symbolic means to interpret it. Simberg’s work composes metaphors with coherence and continuity of subtle colors entering a mental landscape which movements are on the border of sleep and consciousness.
A visit at Timo Andersson’s studio in Merihaka in October 2021 unveiled how naturally painting can become part of the thought process and a way of life. Violet works in progress around the studio space during the visit created an atmosphere of fairytale magic and nostalgia of childhood.