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, […]

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