The collection of Kari Pulkkinen
The collection of the photographer Kari Pulkkinen is a cross-section of Finnish fashion from 1968 to 1994: the clothing market, clothing brands and collections. Pulkkinen took photographs for clothes shops such as Ajatar, Teinitalo and Pukeva, as well as companies in the Finnish clothing industry such as Arola and Suomen Trikoo. Women’s magazines, such as Mona Lisa, Hopeapeili and Muoti+Kauneus, were important customers. He also took many photographs of celebrities.
video: Fashion and advertisement photos by Kari Pulkkinen from the 1960s–1970s
For the fashion and advertising photographer Kari Pulkkinen, photography was a way of life; he developed his expertise systematically. Kari Pulkkinen was skilled in the use of light and developed it further. Pulkkinen’s Ateljee Kolmonen was located in Punavuori, Helsinki. Works by Kari Pulkkinen from the late 1960s until 1977.