Audrius Stonys
Culture

Documentary filmmaker Audrius Stonys: Showing the invisible

Lithuanian filmmaker Audrius Stonys is given a special treatment at the biggest Swiss documentary film festival Visions du Réel which is screening a retrospective of 18 films by Stonys. […]

Euthanasia Coaster by Julijonas Urbonas
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‘Euthanasia rollercoaster’ promises journey to hell and back

A Lithuanian artist believes that the journey to death could be a rollercoaster ride. Literally. […]

Eimuntas Nekrošius
Culture

Lithuanian stage director gets Italy’s Order of the Star award

Lithuanian theatre director Eimuntas Nekrošius has been made the Commander of the Order of the Star of Italy for his special merits in strengthening cultural cooperation between the two states. […]

Antanas Sutkus
Culture

Photographer Antanas Sutkus: Recognized from Paris to Rio but slighted at home

The internationally acclaimed Lithuanian photographer Antanas Sutkus’ photographic signature in thousands of photo works is recognized in art galleries from Paris to Rio de Janeiro. Over the last 50 years, the artist has seen his distinguished photo works showcased in some of the world’s most prestigious art and culture centers, including the National Library of France in Paris, the International Center of Photography in New York, the Dresden Art Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Stockholm Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Paris Museum of Photography, and many others. […]

Rimas Tuminas
Culture

Small Theatre of Vilnius: Mixing up rebellion and metaphysics

Theatre is only possible when there is a director with his own theatre vision. At the roots of the State Small Theatre of Vilnius (SSTV) stands its director Rimas Tuminas, long praised by theatre critics for a distinctive theatrical language and performances being exemplified for the “all-immersed” psychological acting, more distinctive poetical and lyrical elements and, sure, the buzz. […]

Prometheus Strangling the Vulture - Jacques Lipchitz.    Photo Ludo Segers
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Litvak art in Philadelphia

Philadelphia can lay claim to a few superlatives in art. Probably nowhere are so many paintings by Renoir and sculptures by Jacques Lipchitz on public display within less than 1 square mile but in Philadelphia. Both have a connection to France and Lipchitz life story even leads all the way to Druskininkai in Lithuania. […]

Exhibition opening. Photo courtesy of MFA
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Exhibition “Hello, Paris! The Path of Litvak Artists” opens in London

On 11 November, representatives of the British, Jewish and Lithuanian communities in London attended the opening of the exhibition “Hello, Paris. The Path of Litvak Artists” at Europe House, Lihtuania’s Embassy in London reports. […]