Rex, one of Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis most famous paintings, a reproduction in Čiurlionis  House in Vilnius
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Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis: hearing colour, seeing sound

Making a name for oneself in art is a massive undertaking, particularly in the beginning of one’s career. Lithuanian composer and painter Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875-1911) set out at two disciplines at once. […]

Emmanuel Lubezki
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The Revenant cinematographer of Lithuanian descent wins BAFTA, on track for Oscar

Emmanuel Lubezki, the director of Lithuanian descent who has already won consecutive Academy Awards for Best Cinematography for his work on the films Gravity and Birdman, last night won a BAFTA for best cinematography for The Revenant. […]

The exhibition showcases around 30 pieces of artwork by a Lithuanian Gintautas Vyšniauskas and an Indian Arijeet Chanda.
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Joint Indo-Lithuanian arts exhibition opens in New Delhi

A joint Indo-Lithuanian painting exhibition “Through My Friend’s Eyes” opened at the premises of the Lithuanian Embassy in New Delhi this Friday (April 10). […]

Antanas Sutkus
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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
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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. […]

Monument to Romain Gary in Vilnius
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In memoriam of Romain Gary

This year, Lithuania hosted several cultural events in commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of Romain Gary, French novelist, diplomat and pilot of Lithuanian origin. […]