ARTVILNIUS’11 – The Second International Contemporary Art Fair
Date: 13-17 July, 2011
Place: Litexpo, Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre (Laisvės av. 5, Vilnius)
Art Fair ArtVilnius’11 presented a broad and representative panorama of contemporary art galleries.
In addition, the Litexpo Centre provided space for board discussions, lectures, and video art sessions, educational programmes for children and adults as well as exhibition of sculptures and installations Takas.
The Art Fair hosted 65 art galleries from 17 countries of the world, ranging from Almata to New York
Galleries from Lithuania, Poland, Belarus, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Croatia, Denmark, Portugal, Great Britain, the United States, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Japan presented more than 1,000 works of art by over 300 artists.
The Art Fair was visited by more than 17,000 visitors or invited guests, including President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė, Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius, Minister for Culture Arūnas Gelūnas, Vilnius City Mayor Artūras Zuokas, etc. The event also enjoyed attention from international art experts, gallerists, collectors, museologists, and art critics, large flows of local visitors and foreign guests interested in art as well as special attention from the media.