ArtVilnius’22 News: Ecology, Date in Autumn, and Applications

ArtVilnius, the largest and oldest international contemporary art fair in Eastern and Northern Europe, returns to the Litexpo Exhibition and Congress Centre for the 13th time. Having changed from a summer event to an autumn one, the fair will take place on 7-9 October and is already waiting for participants’ applications.  The international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius has grown in quality over the course of its thirteen years of operation and is no longer just a traditional gallery art fair. […]

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ArtVilnius for Ukraine. Support Auction for Ukrainian Artists

The premises of the Ukrainian art gallery TSEKH in Kyiv could be destroyed at any time. Some of the works in the Ukrainian-founded Vilnius branch gallery are the only hope for the gallery and the artists to survive this terrible period of war. The organizers of ArtVilnius are inviting you to support Ukrainian artists by participating in an auction, which will take place at the TSEKH Gallery, Vytenio str. 6 in Vilnius on 17 March, 6 p.m. TSEKH Gallery, which […]

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Virtual ArtVilnius’21 Tour – Opportunity to Visit the Art Fair from Home

The organizers of the international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius21 invite you to return to the spaces of Litexpo, only this time, virtually. You will be able to take a walk in a virtual 3D tour of the biggest visual arts event in the Eastern region that took place on 15-17 October. For the twelfth time, the contemporary art fair ArtVilnius21 brought together 56 galleries from 12 countries in three halls and outdoor areas of the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Center […]

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ArtVilnius’21 Visitors Chose Their Favorites

The 12th International Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius’21 ended yesterday at the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Center Litexpo. For three days, visitors of the fair voted for the Audience Select Gallery and the Audience Select Artist. The hearts of the visitors went to the Latvian gallery PILOT and the artist Jurgis Paškevičius. The gallery and the artist have traditionally been awarded the prizes of the fair’s partner Volfas Engelman. The audience of the fair gave the most votes to the Latvian […]

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ArtVilnius’21 Best Young Artist: Announces Manifestos for Human Rights and Fights Against Social Inequality

On the first day of the fair, traditionally, the best young ArtVilnius’21 artist (under 35) was selected and announced. This year’s winner is Denisas Kolomyckis, a 29-year-old interdisciplinary artist who is a first-year master’s student at the Vilnius Academy of Arts participating in the fair for the first time. The jury praised and awarded him for his bold manifestation of personality and politics. The nomination for the best young artist is special in that its winner is the only one […]

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The Best Galleries and Artists of the Artvilnius’21 Art Fair Were Unveiled

The best galleries, artists, and works were awarded during the opening ceremony of the 12th ArtVilnius’21 Contemporary Art Fair on Friday evening. This year, the art fair ArtVilnius’21 brought together 56 galleries from 12 countries at the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Center Litexpo. The fair presents private international art collections, installations, sculptures, and performances, and meetings with artists, discussions, and lectures take place in the LRT studio. On Friday afternoon, the jury, chaired by Laima Kreivytė, an independent curator, artist, […]

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The ArtVilnius’21 Art Fair Starting on Friday Invites Everyone To Experience Art Live

From Friday to Sunday, the Exhibition and Congress Center Litexpo in Vilnius will be occupied by art. This is where the 12th contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’21 begins. The largest visual arts event in the Eastern European region will present 56 galleries from 12 countries. Traditionally, ArtVilnius’21 will also present private international art collections, an exhibition of installations, sculptures and performances Takas, as well as meetings, discussions, conferences, and tours with art critics. “We are happy to see the behind the […]

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Lewben Art Foundation to present NFT – the first crypto art exhibition in Lithuania – at ArtVilnius

On 15 October the Lewben Art Foundation will present the first NFT exhibition in Lithuania titled ‘How Soon is Tomorrow. Collecting NFTs’ curated by a team of curators – Edgar Aronov, Ugnė Bužinskaitė, Justė Jonutytė, Giedrė Marčiulaitė, and Olga Temnikova. The exhibition will feature NFT works from three private collections: the Lewben Art Foundation, Edgar Aronov (Estonia) and that of an Estonian collector with the nickname sklhv. NFTs (non-fungible tokens) are unique digital files that are created using blockchain technology […]

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Art After Hours: Working Hours Are Over, Come to the Galleries

During the day – a huge dose of art at ArtVilnius’21, and in the evening until late – open doors of Vilnius city galleries. Art fans are invited to the gallery festival Art After Hours on Friday, October 15, when art spaces will open their doors until late at night and host a variety of meetings with creators and excursions to exhibitions. The art spaces participating in the Art After Hours festival were selected by the curators of the event […]

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ArtVilnius’21 Invites to a Traditional Walk on the Path (Takas)

The contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’21 does not depart from tradition – on October 15–17, visitors will be greeted by the exhibition of sculptures, installations, and performances Takas. It will feature 22 new artists this year. The international exhibition of sculptures, installations, and performances Takas is an annual exhibition of contemporary art in ArtVilnius. Having grown and expanded its boundaries during the 12 years of its existence, this exhibition receives special attention – galleries discover new artists, and collectors – unexpected […]

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