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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IMPRESSIVE ARTVILNIUS’16 PROGRAMME – ON THE YELLOW CARPET

Last week, the team of ArtVilnius’16 rolled out the yellow carpet in front of the jazz club Paviljonas launching “Meno Pusryčiai” (Art for Breakfast). The event presented the news and programme of this year’s art fair. Held for the seventh time, the international art fair will be waiting for visitors on 9 – 12 June. The Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre Litexpo will host dozens of galleries displaying hundreds of art works from all over the world. According to Mrs. […]

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ARTVILNIUS’16 – LEWBEN ART FOUNDATION PRESENTS EXHIBITION “SHAPING IDEAS: SCULPTURES”

The international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’16 will be taking place from 9 to 12 June at the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO (Laisvės Ave 5, Vilnius). The Lewben Art Foundation is partnering with ArtVilnius for the third year in a row, and will present its project “Shaping Ideas: Sculptures”. This exhibition presents works by nine contemporary artists: Hans Op de Beeck (b. 1969, Belgium), Jake & Dinos Chapman (b. 1966 and 1962, Great Britain), Michael Dean (b. 1977, Great […]

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SCULPTURES COME TO LIFE ON “ART-CART” STAND ARTVILNIUS’16 AT

During ARTVILNIUS’16 art fair, which will take place from 9-12 June at Litexpo exhibition centre (Vilnius, Lithuania), virtual contemporary art platform Art-Cart will present works by the Dutch artist Guda Koster. The stand will exhibit not only photographs by the artist but also a cycle of live sculptures “Overheard at the Vilnius Art Fair”. During this performance, the audience will hear three sculptures in conversation about what it means to be a sculpture. Koster’s works are created in parallels of […]

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ARTVILNIUS’16 PRESENTING AN IMPRESSIVE PANORAMA OF POLISH CONTEMPORARY ART

On 9-12 June, Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre Litexpo will be opening the seventh edition of traditional Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius’16. This great event of visual arts, which is the biggest in the Baltic States, will host 60 art galleries from 12 countries presenting exclusive artistic and educational programmes. This year, a special guest of the art fair is Poland with 10 top national art galleries and institutions on its programme. The collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art in […]

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PERFORMANCE ‘I’M YOUR SUN’ BY MONIKA DIRSYTĖ HEADING FOR BERLIN

The winner of the audience award at International Art Fair ArtVilnius’15, Monika Dirsytė was also met with acclaim by foreign art critics. Representing Meno Niša Gallery, Monika will give her performance “I’m your sun” at Berlin’s famous Galerie Burster on 19 March. Monika Dirsytė (born 1989) is currently one of the most active performance artists in Lithuania. A student of master’s degree in sculpture at Vilnius Academy Arts, Monika has been interested in the genre of performance art since 2012. […]

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POLSKA GOŚCIEM HONOROWYM NA TARGACH ARTVILNIUS’16

W dn. 9-12 czerwca br. w wileńskim centrum wystawowo-konferencyjnym „Litexpo” odbędą się VII Międzynarodowe Targi Sztuki „ArtVilnius‘16“. Największe w krajach bałtyckich wydarzenie sztuk wizualnych w roku bieżącym ma szczególnie bogaty program. Goście Targów zapoznają się z 60 galeriami z 12 krajów i będą mogli wziąć udział w wydarzeniach towarzyszących. Gościem honorowym Targów w roku bieżącym jest Polska, prezentująca 12 najciekawszych galerii i instytucji muzealnych. Na początku maja br. kurator polskiego programu na Targach „ArtVilnius‘16“ prof. dr Raminta Jurėnaitė, ekipa audycji […]

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APPLICATIONS OPENED FOR ARTVILNIUS’16

The organisers of International Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius’16 invites Lithuanian and foreign galleries to start making reservations for this exclusive and the only one in the region art market event taking place on 9-12 June. Applications from galleries are accepted by 1 February. Held for the seventh time, ArtVilnius’16 has well established itself in the local and global art markets, becoming one of the must-visit places for art lovers. This is also confirmed by impressive figures: last year the art […]

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