9TH INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR ARTVILNIUS’18 TO SHOWCASE ENCITING BALTIC ART SCENE

Art lovers and professionals should mark June 7-10 on their calendars as ArtVilnius’18, an event drawing in over 22,000 visitors each year, invites them to the ninth edition of one of Eastern Europe’s biggest contemporary art fairs. This year the event, hosted at Litexpo exhibition space in Vilnius, is putting together a programme to mark the centenary of Lithuania’s independence restoration and focusing on the vibrant art scene of the Baltic States. ArtVilnius’18 is featuring 55 galleries and showcasing 200 […]

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ARTVILNIUS’18 INVITES APPLICATIONS

Art Fair ArtVilnius’18, which attracts over 20 thousand art lovers each year, is kindly inviting galleries to submit their applications and book spaces in this international art event. The deadline for submissions is 28 January 2018. The International Art Fair ArtVilnius’18 will take place on 7-10 June with a programme dedicated to the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the restoration of Lithuanian statehood. The main Art Fair’s focus will be on Baltic art. About 30,000 spectators from Lithuania and […]

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SARAH HADDOU, ARTIST ENCLOSED IN A CROSS: “PERFORMANCE ALSO RELEASED THE DARK SIDE OF THE AUDIENCE”

The eighth edition of International Art Fair ArtVilnius’17 is proud to have welcomed even more visitors this year who were offered an extensive programme introducing dozens of international art galleries and art stars from all over the world. This year, the art fair, among other things, presented its audience a powerful programme of performance art raising provocative and uncomfortable questions. One of the most mystic performances was presented at the art fair by young French artist Sarah Haddou who stayed […]

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ARTVILNIUS’17 HITS RECORD IN ATTENDANCE AND SALES

The contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’17, which concluded its eighth annual edition on Sunday, has set a number of new records. The four-day event at the Litexpo exhibition and congress centre was visited by some 22,500 people who purchased over 200 artworks, a significant increase from last year. The final tally might be even higher, says Diana Stomienė, the director of ArtVilnius’17. “The numbers are not final, since, as everyone knows, art sales that start at the fair then move to […]

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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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