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Mural on school wall causes friction in society
A newly painted mural “Tribute to Džemma Skulme” by the head of the Painting Department of the Latvian Academy of Art Kristians Brekte, has produced mixed reactions in the society. People have even initiated signature collections for the removal of the mural.
Art goes wild in Vidzeme at 'Savvaļa'
The second season of the open-air art exhibition "Wilderness" (Savvaļa), opened June 12 featuring works of art have been created (and more that will be created on the spot during the summer) by various Latvian and international artists.
Māris Čačka solo exhibition opens in Daugavpils
As museums and other art spaces in Latvia reopen for individual visitors, artist Māris Čačka’s solo show “Direct Dialogues”, featuring vast works on canvas, is ready to receive visitors at Daugavpils Local History and Art Museum (Latvia).
Zuzeum offers art menu on food delivery app
With museums and galleries closed, the arts center Zuzeum has opened a special “restaurant” on the food delivery app Wolt — the exhibition “Zuzeum Art Preview”, Zuzeum's representatives said March 24.
Winners of the Riga Photography Biennial NEXT and ISSP Gallery’s Award 2021 announced
The Riga Photography Biennial’s NEXT and ISSP Gallery’s Award for the competition ‘Seeking the Latest in Photography!’ has been presented to Visvaldas Morkevičius (Lithuania) for his series ‘Looking forward to meet Me’. The winning series by Visvaldas Morkevičius will be exhibited during his solo exhibition at the ISSP Gallery as part of the Riga Photography Biennial – NEXT 2021 Programme. The exhibition will launch in April 2021.
RIBOCA contemporary art event launches in a week's time
The second edition of the Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA2) opens to the public from 20 August - 13 September 2020, bringing together 65 participants and 9 collectives at the Andrejsala industrial port area in Riga.
Get a closer look at the amber in Liepāja
For centuries, amber has been in the center of Latvian crafts, arts, and jewelry, now bearing not only aesthetic but also historical value. Liepāja Museum has opened an exhibition "Amber in close-up", revealing jewelry created in the second half of the 20th century, said Rus.lsm.lv August 2.
Latvian artist finds inspiration in instant noodles
On Thursday, July 9, artist Lidija Zaneripa's exhibition "Rolis" will be opened at the RIXC Gallery. The artist will focus on the aesthetic, graphic and functional properties of instant noodles via digital images and three-dimensional sculptures, said RIXC representatives on July 6.  

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