Rothko center in Daugavpils to mark sixth birthday

On Friday 26 April, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center will celebrate the sixth anniversary of its opening with a lecture, a film screening, a discussion and the opening of the new exhibition season which will feature the exhibition “Artist and Witness” by American artist Boris Lurie, the founder of the No!Art movement.

From 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. on 26 April, each visitor who will come with the gift of a sketchpad, will gain free admission to the center. Other visitors will be granted admission at discount prices: changing exhibitions (Sectors B, C and D together) at 1.50 EUR, permanent display “Mark Rothko. Life and Art” (Sector A) at 3.00 EUR, the entire center at 4.50 EUR.

Admission to all events of the anniversary program will be free of charge.

 

New exhibition season:

Boris Lurie “Artist and Witness”(USA)

Exhibition of artists from Latgale region “Peace and tension”(Latvia)

Márta Radics “Kingdom”(Hungary)

Zsófia Karsai “Step by Step”(Hungary)

Funen Printmaking Workshop (Denmark)

Maija Bērziņa “I like” (Latvia)

 

Program of the anniversary:

11 a.m. “Truth or Mystifications. Confrontation of Boris Lurie with Mark Rothko” – lecture by Dr Eckhart Gillen;

12 a.m. “The Art of Boris Lurie” by Rudij Bergmann – film screening and meeting with the director;

2 p.m. Artist talks – press conference;

4 p.m. Opening of the new exhibition season.

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