SEVEN BEST GALLERIES AWARDED AT ARTVILNIUS’17

The contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’17, which kicked off on Thursday, has awarded the year’s best galleries, artists and artworks. One of the novelties introduced in this year’s edition of ArtVilnius is that as many as seven galleries were named as the best. “Very many fine galleries take part in the fair, so the old format of two nominations (for best Lithuanian and best foreign gallery) was out of touch with the event’s realities,” Diana Stomienė, head of ArtVilnius’17, said during […]

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ARTVILNIUS’17 FIRST TIME INVITES TO THE NIGHT AT THE GALLERY

On 8 – 11 June, the 8th International Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius’17 will be inviting visitors not only to meet hundreds of artists and dozens of galleries, but also to take part in a festivity in the city. On Friday, 9 June, the organisers of the art fair will be inviting local residents and guests, and ArtVilnius’17 participants to join the Night at the Gallery taking place in selected Vilnius-based galleries. “In addition to this year’s very extensive and interesting […]

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7 MUST-VISIT GALLERIES AT ARTVILNIUS’17 ART FAIR

The ArtVilnius’17 contemporary art fair taking place on 8 – 11 June will host 55 galleries and as many as 200 artists. For art buyers not to get lost in the labyrinths of contemporary art, Sonata Baliuckaitė, art critic and art project manager for the fair, recommends seven galleries not to be missed. Why is it worthwhile investing in art in general? According to Sonata Baliuckaitė, it is not necessary for all of us to be art collector; we can […]

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WORLD-CLASS NAMES, PROVOCATIVE PERFORMANCES AND VIDEOART STARTS AT ARTVILIUS

The international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’17 invited art lovers to the Artagonist art hotel in central Vilnius to share some of the news about the upcoming fair. This year’s edition of ArtVilnius, which will run June 8 through 11 at Litexpo, will include 55 galleries and some 200 artists from 20 countries (from Belgium, Germany, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania to Belarus, Georgia, Russia, Italy and France). In addition to the main programme, where the galleries will showcase their […]

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INTRODUCING PARTICIPANTS AND PROGRAMME IN RUN-UP TO ARTVILNIUS’17

Select galleries, international art institutions, mega-sized installations and performances, discussions about art collecting – all this and more is part of the international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’17 in its eight edition. The event runs June 8 through 11 at LITEXPO. Regional leader ArtVilnius’17 will introduce 55 galleries, 200 artists from 20 countries (ranging from Belgium, Germany, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine, and Lithuania to Belarus, the Netherlands, Russia, Italy, and France), and exceptional collections featuring artworks by world-class artists. ArtVilnius is […]

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THE ART CLUB OF ARTVILNIUS PRESENTED DURING THE FIRST FUNDRAISING DINNER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

On Thursday evening, the “Join the Club” contemporary art fundraising night was held in Vilnius, being the first event of such a type organised in Lithuania by International Art Fair ArtVilnius and Law Firm COBALT, Maecenas of the Art Fair. During the event, the attendees had the opportunity to feel the format of world’s popular Artist at the Table dining experience of having an artist seated at each table together with other guests. The attending business representatives enjoyed the company […]

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THE INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR ARTVILNIUS’17 INVITES APPLICATIONS

One of the best venues in Lithuania, the spaces designed by professional architects, and attracting the attention of the media and collectors – all of that is only part of the reason why every year galleries from a dozen or so countries choose to exhibit at ArtVilnius, which will be taking place for the eighth time. On from 8 to 11 June 2017, ArtVilnius’17 is inviting galleries to submit applications and book a place for this exceptional art fair. A […]

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ART FAIR ARTVILNIUS’16 – TWO AWARDS GO TO THE GALLERIES OF VILNIUS ACADEMY OF ARTS

On 9 June, Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre Litexpo opened International Art Fair ArtVilnius’16 with dozens of galleries presenting hundreds of artworks from all over the world. The best artists and galleries were awarded during the opening ceremony. During the official opening, Mrs. Diana Stomienė, director of ArtVilnius’16, shared her delight that this year’s art fair is presenting 60 galleries from 12 countries and offering a rich complimentary programme. “This year, our guest country is Poland, which is visiting Vilnius […]

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HUNDREDS OF ARTWORKS SOLD AT ARTVILNIUS’16

International Art Fair ArtVilnius’16 is already counting sales results for the fair that took place on 9-12 June. During the four days of ArtVilnius’16, Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO was proud to meet 21 thousand visitors; about 200 works of art were sold for more than 260 thousand euro. These figures once again evidence the stable anchoring of the contemporary art fair, which was held for the seventh time this year, both in the local and global art markets, as […]

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THE AUDIENCE SELECTS THE BEST ARTISTS OF ARTVILNIUS’16

On Sunday, the last day of art fair ArtVilnius’16, the awardees selected by the audience were announced. The audience’s favourites were Ulf Larsson’s gallery from Germany and Lithuanian artist Linas Blažiūnas. The selection of the best galleries, artists and artworks has become a traditional part of the ArtVilnius programme. Winners under four nominations are selected by a jury composed of art critics, while visitors of the art fair cast their votes for audience’s favourite artist and gallery during all days […]

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