Art
First NFT art gallery in Latvia opens in Rīga
The popularity of cryptocurrency is rapidly expanding. One of the types of this currency, non-fungible tokens (NFT),is often associated with digital art. The first gallery of this digital art has also been opened in Latvia, Latvian Television reported August 5.
Estonian artist holds Baltic bacterial exhibition in Rīga
Estonian artist Kristina Õllek will hold her first solo exhibition in Latvia, at the ISSP Gallery in Rīga from July 15 - September 3. Filtering with Cyanobacteria, Double Binds & Other Blooms focuses on the Baltic Sea, one of the most polluted seas in the world.
Put a Purvītis in your pocket
The Latvian central bank, Latvijas Banka has announced that on May 25 it will issue a silver collector coin dedicated to the much-admired artist and educator Vilhelms Purvītis.
New photography exhibition in Rīga by Paulius Petraitis
From May 20 to July 3, within the framework of the Rīga Photography Biennial 2022, visitors will be ale to see a new exhibition, “Surfaces”, by the Lithuanian artist Paulius Petraitis at the ISSP Gallery in the Latvian capital.
Symposium celebrates Silva Linarte's legacy
For the fourth time running, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre is hosting the Silva Linarte Painting Symposium to honour the distinguished Latgale artist and long-term art educator Silva Veronika Linarte (1939–2018) and celebrate her creative legacy.
Friday event at the Rothko Center
At 16:00 on Friday March 25, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center will host three art performances and open the catalogue of “Mycelia”, a German-Latvian project from the current exhibition season.
Sigulda will be an illuminating sight in February
A giant lantern festival called 'In Wonderland' arrives in Latvia later this week. From February 4 to March 13, the Sigulda Castle Square and the Castle Ruins will be the place to experience what is billed as "one of the most spectacular light festivals in Northern Europe."
Have a Rothko Christmas in Daugavpils
All day on Saturday 25 December and Sunday 26 December, admission to Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center will be available at a discount.
Outdoor ceramics exhibition under glass in Daugavpils
From 3 November, ceramic artist Lilija Zeiļa offers her latest solo show, “Happenstance – Natural Order”, at the glass exhibition space of the 4METRES Gallery in Daugavpils Fortress, 8 Hospitāļa Street.
Controversial mural on Rīga school wall gets scribbled on
The controversial mural on the wall of Rīga Secondary School no. 40 has been supplemented with some unwarranted street art on the night to September 1, according to the foundation Mākslai vajag telpu (Art needs space).
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).
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