September is ‘The Rothko Month’ at the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, marking by the artist’s birthday by means of an international symposium that attracts painters and Rothko’s admirers from all over the world.
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.
From July 26 to 29, Latvia's second-largest city, Daugavpils, will host the International Contemporary Ceramics Festival 2022, delivering "a vibrant program of lectures, master classes, performances and exhibitions."
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.
This year's Rīga Performance Festival will include a special performance by Daria Kalashnikova, a Ukrainian artist, in a performance dedicated to Ukraine.
Latvian municipalities have taken to dismantling the Soviet regime's monuments. The Latvian Artists' Union has volunteered to help with depositing and storing them after removal, Latvian Television reported May 22.
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.
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.
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.
The Latvian Center of Contemporary Arts' exhibition Difficult Pasts. Connected Worlds dedicated to the histories of Eastern European countries has traveled to Vilnius, the LCCA said.
From April 21 through July 10, Riga Photography Biennial 2022 will take place in both exhibition halls and the urban environment.
Latvian photographer Alnis Stakle has won a prestigious international award, LSM's Culture department reports.
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.
On Friday 18 March, the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center will launch the catalog of its exhibition “Found in the Collection”.
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."
All day on Saturday 25 December and Sunday 26 December, admission to Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center will be available at a discount.
Nineteen photographic works have made it to the final stage of the annual 'Network' photographic competition run by Radio NABA, and you can help choose the ultimate winner by voting for your favorite here via LSM.
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.
Lawyer Viktorija Jarkina has turned to the State Police regarding the art of Kristians Brekte, who is also the author of the mural on a school wall causing friction in society earlier. Jarkina has addressed the police on alleged pornographic content in the artist's creative work, Latvian Television reported September 29.
For the 17th time, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center is staging the International Painting Symposium “Mark Rothko”, receiving nine artists from seven countries.
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).
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.
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, in cooperation with the Latvian Center for Contemporary Ceramics, is hosting the ninth international ceramic art symposium “Ceramic Laboratory”.
Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center has launched its new exhibition season, where artists explore the chromatic properties of light through different colors and media.
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.
From 5 June through 25 July, Rīga Art Space (3 Kungu Street, Rīga) is hosting a new exhibition project, titled GEO, featuring contemporary paintings from the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre collection.
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).