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Vilnius: Art Fair ArtVilnius’20
October 2 - October 4
International Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius’20
The 11th international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’20 will take place on October 2-4 at the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Center Litexpo.
ArtVilnius is the only contemporary art fair in Lithuania and the largest visual arts event in the entire Eastern European region. In ArtVilnius’20 will participate 50 galleries and 200 artists from 10 countries, private projects of international art collections, performances, installations, and sculptures are presented, and meetings with art stars, discussions, conferences, and an inclusive educational program await.
Traditionally, in addition to the main gallery program, more projects and events are organized: the international exhibition of installations, sculptures, and performances Takas, the best artists and galleries are chosen, and discussions are organized. The novelty of this year’s fair is the performance art scene, where performances by famous artists will take place during the fair.
ArtVilnius’20 will present an extensive photography program featuring solo projects by the famous Latvian artist Arnis Balcus, and Vytenis Jankūnas, who is living in America. The galleries will present several Lithuanian photography classics, such as Algimantas Aleksandravičius, Rimantas Dichavičius, Remigijus Treigys, and Violeta Bubelytė.
In the special project area, art projects will be presented by art institutions: Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow MOCAK, the Lewben Art Foundation, the Contemporary Art Centre, and the Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center. After the break, world-famous artist and jazz virtuoso Vladimiras Tarasovas will return to ArtVilnius’20, and individual projects will be presented by artists promoting Lithuania abroad, Donatas Jankauskas – Duonis and Augustas Serapinas, who will participate in the fair for the first time.
The fair is funded by the Lithuanian Council for Culture, patron is Vilnius City Municipality, maecenas – Law Firm Cobalt.
FAIR OPENING HOURS
October 2 (Friday) 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
October 3 (Saturday) 11.30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
October 4 (Sunday) 11.30 a.m. – 6 p.m.