6 December 1964: Birthday of Mall Nukke, Estonian painter (Source)

Portrait of the Estonian artist Mall Nukke, 2012 – Author: Jaana Juur (Source)

Mall Nukke (born December 6, 1964) is an Estonian artist. A printmaker by training, she is primarily known for her paintings, collages and installations influenced by pop art.[1] Mall Nukke emerged on the Estonian art scene in the early 1990s, her work at the period can be seen as commentary of nascent mass culture and consumer society in newly independent Estonia.[2] Her early collages combined various cultural references and created new media characters based on real entertainers and public figures.[3] Since the 2000s, Mall Nukke has concentrated on creating photo-manipulations and mixed media paintings inspired by Eastern Orthodox icon art. (Source)

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