Exhibition Cycle ABSTRACTION AND EXPRESSIONISM: TWO TRADITIONS OF VILNIUS PAINTING
Visitors and residents of Vilnius will be invited to a long promenade across the downtown and Old Town. Series of exhibitions devoted to the Lithuanian contemporary art and paintings of more than sixty Lithuanian artists will be displayed in twenty-five art galleries and exhibition halls.
Retrospective exhibition “Abstraction and Expressionism: Two Traditions of Vilnius Painting” will be displayed in “Arka” Gallery. This theme will also connect many exhibitions of paintings one, two or several painters in smaller spaces. The exhibitions are going to reveal how these two traditions have developed in Lithuania from 1960 to present.
Apart from prevailing themes of abstraction and expressionism, the exhibition series will introduce trends of realism, neo-romanticism and conceptualism and works of artists who have chosen the individual way of their creative life. The exhibition series will cover a wide range of painting forms: sensitively expressive, intellectually controlled, literary and minimalist and will also introduce a wide panorama of contemporary art.