Art events for August, 2011

Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia: LOST IN TRANSITION

Lost in Transition is an international exhibition of contemporary art that aims to present a number of critical perspectives on prevalent social reality within the culturally and ideologically loaded landmass defined as Eastern Europe. Having been in circulation since it replaced the term ‘Eastern Bloc’ 20 years ago, the definition of ‘Eastern Europe’ is more […]

Vladimír Houdek: Melancholy

Exhibition: 9/6/2011 – 2/10/2011 Curator: Petr Ingerle Building: Pražák Palace (Atrium) Vladimír Houdek (1984) came to the spotlight only recently as the Laureate of the Critics Award for Young Painters 2010. The exhibition entitled Melancholy presents a series of large-scale canvases of the same name annotating on the subject of abstraction connected by the motif […]

ARTscape France

2011 July 15 – August 26 Curator: Augustina Matuseviciute PIERRE LABAT TOMAS MARTIŠAUSKIS Galerija VARTAI, Vilniaus 39, LT-01119 Vilnius ARTscape – is a long term interdisciplinary project introducing contemporary art from future and former European Capitals of Culture. This time ARTscape: France will present works by the French artist Pierre Labat. Alongside the Frenchman, Lithuanian […]

Tradition of Lithuanian Pictorial Art

2011.05.18 – 2011.09.01 The 20th century witnessed a variety of painting traditions. In some countries, there prevails pictorial art tradition of intricately nuanced tones (for example, in Latvia), while other countries prefer combinations of local colours (like Estonia). There are countries that prioritise the idea, which used to be expressed via the plot earlier, but […]

Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia

The Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia has been operating alongside the Katel for four years now, offering an exhibition programme in the summer months and club activities in the winter. The exhibition season will start with an exhibition by nominees for the Köler Prize and the announcement of the winner, and will continue with a […]

Zdzisław Jurkiewicz

Place: POLAND, Wroclaw, National Museum Organizer: The National Museum in Wroclaw More inf: 27 June – 25 September 2011 This is the first retrospective exhibition of Zdzislaw Jurkiewicz – a painter, draughtsman, photographer, theorist, and author of programmatic manifestos, and a leading figure in Wroclaw art after 1945. The exhibition features the artist’s early […]

Poland: Witkacy and Others – exhibition

The exhibition Witkacy and Others is held as part of a cyclical programme presenting the most interesting private collections of contemporary and modern art. The programme was initiated in 2010 with the show 20th Century Photography from the Collection of Cezary Pieczynski and is now continued with a presentation of the collection of Stefan Okolowicz […]

Oskár Čepan: Drawings and collages

Place: Ján Koniarek Gallery in Trnava; Koppel villa; Zelený krícek 3 Exhibition curator: PhDr. Štefan Zajícek Duration: 14 July – 30 September 2011   View of Trnava  50 years, 41,8×29,8 cm, watercolor, G – 3280   Ján Koniarek Gallery in Trnava prepared in summer months of 2011 an exhibition of drawings and collages of a […]