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 Field of Art comprises three photographic series and four video works related to art history, masterpieces, the creative process and the roles of the artist and […]

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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 the concert, the choreographic miniatures shall be presented by ballet dancers/choreographers Vaida Šniurevičiūtė, Julija Stankevičiūtė, Jade Longley, Isaac Evans, Marta Navarro, Gohar Mkrtchyan, Aušra Krasauskaitė, Milda Luckutė, […]

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THE 10TH ARTVILNIUS EDITION FOCSES 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 20 countries. The art fair will host leading galleries from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Ukraine. In addition, art fair visitors will have the opportunity to […]

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ART FAIR ARTVILNIUS’19 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 group of loyal participants: galleries, artists, institutions and art collectors who come each year from almost 20 countries. The fair is visited by 22,000 people […]

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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 congress centre and purchased artworks for EUR 350,000, although added to the final tally should be all the deals to be concluded after the fair. However, it […]

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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 winners includes artists and galleries from all the three Baltic nations. The jury had a truly difficult task of picking winners from 55 galleries and over 250 […]

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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 scenographer Renata Valčik, the ARgenTum’s stand exposition captured visitors’ attention with its green spaces and, certainly, heavy, monumental and unmistakable metal works of Vytautas Mockaitis. The Audience […]

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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 of ArtVilnius’18 team, inspired by the Estonian artists Marko Mäetamm. Yellow paper airplanes launched into the air communicated the invitation to relax with art. Marko is bringing […]

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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 art galleries from Latvia and Estonia are special guests in Vilnius to introduce their outstanding creators. In the run-up to the event, ArtVilnius’18 team offers a […]

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THE NIGHT AT THE GALLERIES 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 7–10 June, the international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’18 launches additional events in Vilnius following the practice of the biggest world fairs. “Many foreign fairs take place […]

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