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Priidu Aavik (1905–1991). Self-Portrait. 1948

Duration 1:55

The clip featuring Priidu Aavik’s self-portrait delivers the artist’s inner life in 1948, when Soviet censorship targeted towards the creative workers quickly harshened. The painting in meaningful in many ways. The text for the film has been written by art expert Mai Levin and narrated by actress Maria Peterson.  The original art piece was featured in Haus Gallery’s classic art auction in spring 2019.