ARTVILNIUS'20

The 11th edition of the art fair ArtVilnius hosted 40 galleries, 150 artists from 9 countries.

The international contemporary art fair featured private international art collections, an exhibition of installations, sculptures, and performances “Takas”, meetings with art stars, discussions and conferences.

An extensive photography program was presented at the fair. In the special ArtVilnius’20 project area, projects were presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow MOCAK, the Lewben Art Foundation, the Contemporary Art Center, and the Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center.

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PARTICIPANTS

GALERIES

 

A GALERIJA (Panevėžys, Lithuania)
AKADEMIJA. Vilnius Academy of Arts Gallery (Vilnius, Lithuania)
ANTAKALNIO GALERIJA (Vilnius, Lithuania)
ARKA. Lithuanian Artists’ Association (Vilnius, Lithuania)
ARTIFEX. Vilnius Academy of Arts Textile Gallery (Vilnius, Lithuania)
AUKSO PJŪVIS (Kaunas, Lithuania)
BAROTI GALERIJA. KADS (Klaipėda, Lithuania)
CONTOUR ART GALLERY (Vilnius, Lithuania)
DAILININKŲ SĄJUNGOS GALERIJA (Vilnius, Lithuania)
DUSETŲ DAILĖS GALERIJA. Cultural Centre (Dusetos, Lithuania)
EKA GALLERY (Tallin, Estonia)
GALERIE NIVET-CARZON (Paris, France)
GALERIJA KRISTINA NORVILAITĖ (Vilnius, Lithuania)
GALERIJA RA (Vilnius, Lithuania)
GALERIJA XX. Lithuanian Artists’ Association (Panevėžys, Lithuania)
GALLERIA IMMAGINARIA
FLORENCE ART DEPOT CENTRE (Florence, Italy)
IRENOS MIKULIČIŪTĖS DAILĖS GALERIJA (Kaunas, Lithuania)
KAUNO LANGAS (Kaunas, Lithuania)
KLAIPĖDOS GALERIJA. Lithuanian Artists’ Association (Klaipėda, Lithuania)
KUNTSKAMERA (Vilnius, Lithuania)
MENO NIŠA (Vilnius, Lithuania)
MENO PARKAS. Lithuanian Artists’ Association (Kaunas, Lithuania)
MENŲ TILTAS (Vilnius, Lithuania)
MOLĖTŲ DAILĖS GALERIJA (Molėtai, Lithuania)
MORKA (Vilnius, Lithuania)
OKAPI GALERII (Tallin, Estonia)
PANEVĖŽIO MIESTO DAILĖS GALERIJA (Panevėžys, Lithuania)
PILOT. Experimental Art Space of Art Academy of Latvia (Riga, Latvia)
RAMYBĖS GALERIJA (Palanga, Lithuania)
ŠV. JONO GATVĖS GALERIJA. Lithuanian Artists’ Association (Vilnius, Lithuania)
TELŠIŲ GALERIJA. Vilnius Academy of Arts gallery (Telšiai, Lithuania)
TERRA RECOGNITA (Vilnius, Lithuania)
THE ROOM (Vilnius, Lithuania)
THE ROOSTER GALLERY (Vilnius, Lithuania)
TIFĀNA ART GALLERY (Riga, Latvia)
TITANIKAS. Vilnius Academy of Arts Exhibition Halls (Vilnius, Lithuania)
UNDERCURRENT (New York, USA)
UŽUPIO MENO INKUBATORIUS (Vilnius, Lithuania)
VILKAMIRGĖS GALERIJA (Ukmergė, Lithuania)
VILNIAUS VAIKŲ IR JAUNIMO MENO GALERIJA (Vilnius, Lithuania)

 

PROJECTS

Lewben Art Foundation presents: Dr.GoraParasit performance Tristane & Isolde (Lithuania)

MOCAK. Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow (Poland)
Curator: Monika Kozioł

Presented artists:
Ane Lan (Norway)
Katarzyna Górna (Poland)
Ragnar Kjartansson (Iceland)
Natalia LL (Poland)
Małgorzata Markiewicz (Poland)

Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center (Lithuania)

CAC. Contemporary Art Center (Lithuania)
Kipras Dubauskas Daynighting

Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre (Lithuania)
One-act comic opera La Serva Padrona by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Arnis Balčus (Latvia)

Vladimir Tarasov (Lithuania)

Vytenis Jankūnas (USA)

Augustas Serapinas. Performance Jelena & Vera (Lithuania)

Carl Lee (USA)

Das Vegas, Art Value (Lithuania)

Donatas Jankauskas-Duonis (Lithuania)

Evaldas Jansas (Lithuania)

Monika Dirsytė, performaces Pan/demics & The Ball (Lithuania)

 

TAKAS
Large scale sculptures, installations and performances exhibition

JONAS ANIČAS (LITHUANIA)
BIONICS (LITHUANIA)
LINAS BLAŽIŪNAS (LITHUANIA)
DILETA DEIKĖ (LITHUANIA)
IGNĖ GRIKEVIČIŪTĖ (LITHUANIA)
DOMAS IGNATAVIČIUS (LITHUANIA)
ALGIS KASPARAVIČIUS (LITHUANIA)
AGNĖ KONDRATAITĖ (LITHUANIA)
RŪTA MATULEVIČIŪTĖ (LITHUANIA)
PETRAS MAZŪRAS (LITHUANIA)
TIMOTIEJUS NORVILA / MORFAI (LITHUANIA)
RAFAL PIESLIAK (LITHUANIA)
JELENA ŠKULIS (LITHUANIA)
ARŪNĖ TORNAU (LITHUANIA)

3D TOUR

Together with the current culture and art news portal Voxart.lt, we invite you to walk around through ArtVilnius’20 galleries and view or even purchase the works exhibited in them in a virtual 3D tour.

Main 5th hall (galleries and exhibition Takas). I part

Main 5th hall (galleries and exhibition Takas). II part

Project zone, hall 4

Outside (exhibition Takas)

AWARDS

Panel of judges:

  • Chairlady – Dr. Julija Reklaitė / VšĮ „Rupert“ manager, architect (Lithuania)
  • Prof. dr. Raminta Jurėnaitė / Art critic (Lithuania)
  • Dr. Irmantas Norkus / Managing partner of the law firm COBALT in Lithuania (Lithuania)
  • Lina Lapelytė / Artist, musician, winner of the Golden Lion of the Venice Art Biennial for Best National Pavilion (opera-performance Sun & Sea, together with R. Barzdžiukaite and V. Grainyte) (Lithuania)
  • Eric Schlosser /  Curator, ArtVilnius’14 artistic director, Tbilisi Art Fair in Georgia artistic director

ArtVilnius’20 best seven galleries (in alphabetical order):
„Baroti“ (Lithuania)
EKA Gallery (Estonia)
Galerie Nivet-Carzon (France)
„Galerija XX“ (Lithuania)
PILOT (Latvia)
The Room (Lithuania)
The Rooster Gallery (Lithuania)

 

The Best ArtVilnius’20 Installation
Rafal Piesliak installation Garden (Lithuania)
Morfai installation Bird Boxes – in the Architecture Style of Interwar Modernism (Lithuania)
Kipras Dubauskas Daynighting (Lithuania)

 

The Best ArtVilnius’20 Artist
Remigijus Treigys, presented by Baroti Gallery (Lithuania)

 

The Best ArtVilnius’20 Young Artist, under 35
(Eur 2,000 prize by Law Firm COBALT, Maecenas of the Fair)
Rūta Spelskytė-Liberienė, presented by Vilnius Academy of Arts Exhibition Halls Titanikas (Lithuania)

 

ArtVilnius’20 Audience Select Gallery (monetary prizes from Volfas Engelman)
Galerie Nivet-Carzon (France)

 

ArtVilnius’20 Audience Select Artist (monetary prizes from Volfas Engelman)
Jurgis Tarabilda, presented by Gallery Meno Niša (Lithuania)

PROGRAMME

Friday 2, October

Monika Dirsytė. Performance Pan/demics. Hall 4

Augustas Serapinas. Performance Jelena & Vera. Hall 4

Rūta Matulevičiūtė. Performance Hot Salon. Hall 4

16.00
Monika Dirsytė. Performance The Ball. ŽMONĖS. Booth 5.29

16.00–17.00
Lithuanian Culture Institute presents discussion Scenarios of the COVID Era for the Internationality of Lithuanian Culture. Participants: Ūla Tornau, Robertas Narkus, Giedrė Malūkaitė. Moderator: Juta Liutkevičiūtė-Kiudė.  LRT studio, booth 5.18. In Lithuanian

17.30–18.30
Presentation of the VAA textile gallery Artifex’s 10-year activity catalog. Participants: Severija Inčirauskaitė Kriaunevičienė, Arvydas Grišinas, Laima Kreivytė, Justina Gražytė, Agnė Dautartaitė-Krutulė. LRT studio, booth 5.18. In Lithuanian

17.30-17.50
Lewben Art Foundation presents: Dr. GoraParasit Tristan and Isolde. Hall 4

 

Saturday 3, October

Monika Dirsytė. Performance Pan/demics. Hall 4

Augustas Serapinas. Performance Jelena & Vera. Hall 4

Rūta Matulevičiūtė. Performance Hot Salon. Hall 4

13.00–17.30
International Conference Metamodernism – Relevance Today. What are the opportunities for the development of the creative mind? at LITEXPO conference hall 5.1. In Lithuanian and English languages. More info: https://www.metamodernizmas.com/en/

13.00–14.00
Podium discussion The Future of Galleries: A Time of Radical Transformations. Participants: Diana Stomienė, Arvydas Žalpys, Jurgita Juospaitytė-Bitinienė. Moderator Simona Skaisgirytė-Makselienė. LRT studio, booth 5.18. In Lithuanian

14.00
Monika Dirsytė. Performance The Ball. ŽMONĖS. Booth 5.29

14.00-14.20
Lewben Art Foundation presents: Dr. GoraParasit Tristan and Isolde. Hall 4

14.30–15.30
Justė Jonutytė’s lecture ABC of Collecting Contemporary Art. What every emerging collector should know before they buy a work of art. LRT studio, booth 5.18. In Lithuanian

16.00–17.00
MO presentation of a drawing book. Participants: art critic, author of the book dr. Erika Grigoravičienė; MO museum curator Ugnė Paberžytė;  artis  Žygimantas Augustinas. Moderator Virginijus Kinčinaitis.  LRT studio, booth 5.18. In Lithuanian

17.00-17.20
Lewben Art Foundation presents: Dr. GoraParasit Tristan and Isolde. Hall 4

18.00–19.00
Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre presents one-act comic opera La serva padrona by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi. Director Gediminas Šeduikis.

 

Sunday 4, October

Monika Dirsytė. Performance Pan/demics. Hall 4

Augustas Serapinas. Performance Jelena & Vera. Hall 4

Rūta Matulevičiūtė. Performance Hot Salon. Hall 4

12.00-13.00
The world’s most famous art-dealers: people without whom art history would be different. Lecturers Ernestas Parulskis and Simona Skaisgirytė-Makselienė. LRT studio, booth 5.18. In Lithuanian

12.00
Monika Dirsytė. Performance The Ball. ŽMONĖS. Booth 5.29

13.00-13.20
Lewben Art Foundation presents: Dr. GoraParasit Tristan and Isolde. Hall 4

13.00–14.00
A conversation with Tomas Venclova about artistic experiences that change lives. Moderator Simona Skaisgirytė – Makselienė. LRT studio, booth 5.18. In Lithuanian

14.30–15.30
Discussion What is more important for an artist: commercial success or recognition by artistic authorities? Participants: Andrius Mamontovas, Agnė Narušytė, Jolanta Kyzikatė, and Tomas Daukša.  Moderator Laura Kešytė. LRT studio, booth 5.18. In Lithuanian

15.00-15.20
Lewben Art Foundation presents: Dr. GoraParasit Tristan and Isolde. Hall 4

16.00–16.30
ArtVilnius’20 audience Selected gallery and Artist award (monetary prizes from Volfas Engelman). LRT studio, booth 5.18.

16.30-16.50
Evaldas Jansas. Performance Appropriating Another. Hall 4