What artworks were purchased at the Art Fair ArtVilnius’19?

ArtVilnius’19, the largest event of visual arts in Eastern Europe, celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. Three Litexpo halls in the capital hosted as many as 65 art galleries and 300 artists from 20 countries, and the French art scene which became one of the most important accents of the 10th-anniversary art fair. During the […]

French triumph at ArtVilnius’19

  The 10th international art fair ArtVilnius’19 kicked off on Thursday evening at the Litexpo exhibition and congress centre. Traditionally, the fair selected and announced the year’s best galleries, artists and artworks.   The jubilee edition of ArtVilnius’19 offers a unique opportunity to experience contemporary French art. For the first time in Lithuania’s history, Vilnius […]

Ballet Project Creative Impulse VIII at ArtVilnius‘19

  The 8th Creative Impulse is introducing some novelties and challenges to its participants – this year it offers the revelation of a new space, expansion of boundaries and new roles. For years performed on the stage of the LNOBT, this time the project is making its debut at the Art Vilnius fair.   During […]

MOCAK museum is coming to ArtVilnius with an exhibition Artist in the Field of Art

  Between 30 May – 2 June 2019 there will take place the jubilee 10th edition of the International Fair of Contemporary ArtVilnius’19. It will be accompanied by a special exhibition programme, as part of which MOCAK – for the fourth time – will be presenting some of its collection.   The exhibition Artist in […]

The 10th ArtVilnius edition focuses on French art scene

The international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius is the biggest art fair in the Eastern European region, which is celebrating its one-decade anniversary. ArtVilnius’19, the tenth iteration of the fair, will take place between May 30 and June 2 at the LITEXPO exhibition and congress center. ArtVilnius’19 is featuring 65 galleries and showcasing 300 artists from […]

Art Fair ArtVilnius19 is celebrating its one-decade anniversary

The international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius is the biggest visual arts event in the Baltics, which is celebrating its one-decade anniversary. ArtVilnius’19, the tenth iteration of the fair, will take place between May 30 and June 2 at the Litexpo exhibition and congress center. Over the decade of existence, ArtVilnius has surrounded itself with a […]

ArtVilnius’18 outdid last year’s edition (Fair’s results)

  The 9th international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’18 included 55 galleries and 250 artists from some 20 countries. With Focus-Baltic its main theme, the event attracted particularly many participants from Latvia and Estonia.   Over the four days of the event, 22,800 visitors came to see the art on display at the Litexpo exhibitions and […]

ArtVilnius’18 Audience Awards Given Out

  On Saturday night, ArtVilnius’18 traditionally invited art fair’s guests to the closing ceremony at the Contemporary Art Centre and announced the awardees selected by the audience.   The Audience Select Gallery award went to a gallery of the Vilnius Academy of Arts, ARgenTum, featuring the works of metal artist Vytautas Mockaitis (1958–2011). Created by […]

ArtVilnius’18 awards best artists and galleries

  The 9th contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’18, which kicked off Thursday, has traditionally awarded the year’s best galleries and artists.   Since last year, ArtVilnius is naming as many as seven galleries to be awarded the prize. “The special feature of this year’s event is ‘Focus Baltic’, so I am happy that the list of […]

The Night at the Gallery returns with the record-breaking number of participants

This is the second time when international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’18 invites to continue along the art routes in the heart of the city until late at night. On Friday, 8 June, even twenty Vilnius galleries will be waiting for visitors during the Night at the Gallery, staying open till 11 p.m.   Taking place on […]

Relax and see world premieres at ArtVilnius’18

  The international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’18 invited art enthusiasts to the jazz club Paviljonas on Wednesday to present its programme and latest news. The ninth edition of the fair is running between 7 and 10 June at the Lithuanian exhibition and congress centre Litexpo.   “0% Work and 100% Relax” was the welcoming slogan […]

Latvian and Estonian programme at ArtVilnius’18

The international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’18, to take place on June 7-10, will feature 55 galleries and 250 artists from 20 countries. In particular, this year’s edition of the fair will shine the light on Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia with the special programme Focus-Baltic to celebrate the three nations’ centenary of statehood.   Ten contemporary […]

9th international art fair ArtVilnius’18 to showcase enticing Baltic art scene

  Art lovers and professionals should mark June 7-10 on their calendars as ArtVilnius’18, an event drawing in over 22,000 visitors each year, invites them to the ninth edition of one of Eastern Europe’s biggest contemporary art fairs. This year the event, hosted at Litexpo exhibition space in Vilnius, is putting together a programme to […]

ARTVILNIUS’18 Invites Applications

  Art Fair ArtVilnius’18, which attracts over 20 thousand art lovers each year, is kindly inviting galleries to submit their applications and book spaces in this international art event. The deadline for submissions is 28 January 2018. The International Art Fair ArtVilnius’18 will take place on 7-10 June with a programme dedicated to the commemoration […]

ArtVilnius’17 hits record in attendance and sales

The contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’17, which concluded its eighth annual edition on Sunday, has set a number of new records. The four-day event at the Litexpo exhibition and congress centre was visited by some 22,500 people who purchased over 200 artworks, a significant increase from last year. The final tally might be even higher, says […]

Seven best galleries awarded at ArtVilnius’17

The contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’17, which kicked off on Thursday, has awarded the year’s best galleries, artists and artworks.   One of the novelties introduced in this year’s edition of ArtVilnius is that as many as seven galleries were named as the best. “Very many fine galleries take part in the fair, so the old […]

7 must-visit galleries at ArtVilnius’17 art fair

The ArtVilnius’17 contemporary art fair taking place on 8 – 11 June will host 55 galleries and as many as 200 artists. For art buyers not to get lost in the labyrinths of contemporary art, Sonata Baliuckaitė, art critic and art project manager for the fair, recommends seven galleries not to be missed. Why is […]

ArtVilnius’17 first time invites to the Night at the Gallery

  On 8 – 11 June, the 8th International Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius’17 will be inviting visitors not only to meet hundreds of artists and dozens of galleries, but also to take part in a festivity in the city.   On Friday, 9 June, the organisers of the art fair will be inviting local residents […]

World-class names, provocative performances and videoart stars at ArtVilnius’17

The international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’17 invited art lovers to the Artagonist art hotel in central Vilnius to share some of the news about the upcoming fair. This year’s edition of ArtVilnius, which will run June 8 through 11 at Litexpo, will include 55 galleries and some 200 artists from 20 countries (from Belgium, Germany, […]

Introducing participants and programme in run-up to ArtVilnius’17

  Select galleries, international art institutions, mega-sized installations and performances, discussions about art collecting – all this and more is part of the international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’17 in its eight edition. The event runs June 8 through 11 at LITEXPO.   Regional leader   ArtVilnius’17 will introduce 55 galleries, 200 artists from 20 countries […]

The International Contemporary Art Fair ARTVILNIUS’17 Invites Applications

  One of the best venues in Lithuania, the spaces designed by professional architects, and attracting the attention of the media and collectors – all of that is only part of the reason why every year galleries from a dozen or so countries choose to exhibit at ArtVilnius, which will be taking place for the […]

Hundreds of artworks sold at ArtVilnius’16

International Art Fair ArtVilnius’16 is already counting sales results for the fair that took place on 9-12 June. During the four days of ArtVilnius’16, Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO was proud to meet 21 thousand visitors; about 200 works of art were sold for more than 260 thousand euro. These figures once again evidence the […]

The audience selects the best artists of ArtVilnius’16

On Sunday, the last day of art fair ArtVilnius’16, the awardees selected by the audience were announced. The audience’s favourites were Ulf Larsson’s gallery from Germany and Lithuanian artist Linas Blažiūnas.   The selection of the best galleries, artists and artworks has become a traditional part of the ArtVilnius programme. Winners under four nominations are […]

Art Fair ArtVilnius’16 – two awards go to the galleries of Vilnius Academy of Arts

On 9 June, Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre Litexpo opened International Art Fair ArtVilnius’16 with dozens of galleries presenting hundreds of artworks from all over the world. The best artists and galleries were awarded during the opening ceremony. During the official opening, Mrs. Diana Stomienė, director of ArtVilnius’16, shared her delight that this year’s art […]

Impressive ArtVilnius’16 Programme – on the Yellow Carpet

ArtVilnius’16 press conference. Photos by Marius Žičius Last week, the team of ArtVilnius’16 rolled out the yellow carpet in front of the jazz club Paviljonas launching “Meno Pusryčiai” (Art for Breakfast). The event presented the news and programme of this year’s art fair. Held for the seventh time, the international art fair will be waiting […]

Sculptures come to life on “Art-Cart” stand at ArtVilnius’16

  During ARTVILNIUS’16 art fair, which will take place from 9-12 June at Litexpo exhibition centre (Vilnius, Lithuania), virtual contemporary art platform Art-Cart will present works by the Dutch artist Guda Koster. The stand will exhibit not only photographs by the artist but also a cycle of live sculptures “Overheard at the Vilnius Art Fair”. […]

ArtVilnius’16 presenting an impressive panorama of Polish contemporary art

On 9-12 June, Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre Litexpo will be opening the seventh edition of traditional Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius’16. This great event of visual arts, which is the biggest in the Baltic States, will host 60 art galleries from 12 countries presenting exclusive artistic and educational programmes. This year, a special guest of […]

Polska gościem honorowym na Targach „ArtVilnius‘16“

  W dn. 9-12 czerwca br. w wileńskim centrum wystawowo-konferencyjnym „Litexpo” odbędą się VII Międzynarodowe Targi Sztuki „ArtVilnius‘16“. Największe w krajach bałtyckich wydarzenie sztuk wizualnych w roku bieżącym ma szczególnie bogaty program. Goście Targów zapoznają się z 60 galeriami z 12 krajów i będą mogli wziąć udział w wydarzeniach towarzyszących.   Gościem honorowym Targów w […]

Applications opened for ArtVilnius’16

  The organisers of International Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius’16 invites Lithuanian and foreign galleries to start making reservations for this exclusive and the only one in the region art market event taking place on 9-12 June. Applications from galleries are accepted by 1 February.   Held for the seventh time, ArtVilnius’16 has well established itself […]

Performance “I’m your sun” by Monika Dirsytė heading for Berlin

  The winner of the audience award at International Art Fair ArtVilnius’15, Monika Dirsytė was also met with acclaim by foreign art critics. Representing Meno Niša Gallery, Monika will give her performance “I’m your sun” at Berlin’s famous Galerie Burster on 19 March.   Monika Dirsytė (born 1989) is currently one of the most active […]

Buyers heading to ArtVilnius’15 even by private planes

  During the four days of ArtVilnius’15, Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO was proud to meet 18.5 thousand visitors of the art fair; about 100 artworks were sold for 200 thousand euro. These figures once again evidence the stable anchoring of the contemporary art fair, which was held for the sixth time this year, both […]

Ukraine – winning two awards in ArtVilnius’15

The ArtVilnius’15 Contemporary Art Fair opened its 6th edition today with an announcement of five award winners, including two representatives of this year’s guest country Ukraine. “Siberia” by Nikita Shalennyi (Ukraine) was awarded in the nomination of the Best Installation of ArtVilnius’15 and Ukrainian Art Gallery TSEKH was awarded as the Best Foreign Gallery.   […]

Rooster Gallery in the Fair will present “The Great Beauty”

  While painting has been experiencing a kind of renaissance in the recent years, the mobile The Rooster Gallery representing young Lithuanian painters invites us to assess the relations between painting and beauty from the viewpoint of contemporary painting. In their works presented for the exhibition, five young painters reflect on the history of painting […]

Gallery “Eightfold” will present “Lucid Ways”

  Lucid Ways is as alliteration in which two Dutch artists seek the boundaries of known territory and work in pairs to form a contextualized artistic project. Central to the collaboration is pushing the borders to their own work and finding conceptual level in cooperation with each other, thereby ratifying the possibilities of this crossover. […]

Central art piece of the Fair – installation “Siberia”

  “The land without people for people without the land” (the slogan of Jewish immigration to Palestine) Ukrainian artist Nikita Shalennyi in ARTVILNIUS’15 will present one of the most impressive works dedicated to the consumption topic that will become the central art piece of the fair.  A special project will be realized with ARTSVIT gallery’s support.   […]

ARTSVIT debuts in the Fair with mysterious Kinder Album

  55 contemporary and modern art galleries from Belarus, Denmark, France, Georgia, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, will fill the 15000 m2 of the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre Litexpo.  A novelty of ArtVilnius’15 is a guest country which is Ukraine at this year’s event. ArtVilnius’15 will present […]

Intriguing As Always

  This is how ArtVilnius’15, the only art fair in the Baltic region, was characterised by a member of the art fair panel of judges, art critic Ernestas Parulskis, who further added that the art fair is not only intriguing, but also promoting entrepreneurship and educating the general public. According to the art critic, it’s […]

VIDEONALE. About video art and palm-sized collections (Interview)

Although video art emerged already at the end of the sixties, in many countries people are still suspicious about this type of art. Moving images are not favoured by art collectors, either, as they cannot flaunt their DVDs as art works. However, thanks to the efforts of art lovers, creators and curators, this type of […]

O.Shchelushchenko: “Redundant and quick PR success can be harmful for artist”

  Mr. Oleksandr Shchelushchenko, the owner of Kyiv-based Contemporary Art Gallery TSEKH, is the interlocutor who deserves a special attention. Not only because his gallery, established 10 years ago, has up until now been the most innovative in Ukraine. Shchelushchenko has been maintaining very goods relationships with Lithuania for a number of years. This year, […]

The Lewben Art Foundation at ArtVilnius’15

  On 25 to 28 June, at the international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’15, taking place in the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO (Laisvės ave. 5, Vilnius), the Lewben Art Foundation will present to the public for the first time part of its collection of contemporary international artists.   All nine artists on show in […]

ArtVilnius meets Poland

The organisers of International Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius have recently paid a visit to Poland with the primary mission to present ArtVilnius to representatives of Warsaw and Krakow contemporary art museums and galleries, as well as to invite them to take part in the 2016 event which will be focused namely on Poland.

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