Posts tagged as Short stories

Short stories of Lithuanian art. Kostas Dereškevičius

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

LRT and MO Museum bring you a series of videos presenting 20 key Lithuanian artists of the 20th century. Kostas Dereškevičius (born 1937) Kostas Dereškevičius entered the art scene in the 1970s. With fellow artists Algimantas Kuras, Arvydas Šaltenis and Algimantas Švėgžda he formed an informal group ‘4’. The four shunned lofty subjects, drawing inspiration instead from everyday bleakness of Soviet life. Dereškevičius stood out from the group with his…

Short stories of Lithuanian art. Kazimiera Zimblytė

Thursday, April 30, 2020

LRT and MO Museum bring you a series of videos presenting 20 key Lithuanian artists of the 20th century. Kazimiera Zimblytė (1933–1999) Kazimiera Zimblytė joined the ranks of Lithuania’s most important artists only after Independence. In the Soviet era, she refused to follow official requirements for art. Since the 1960s, she was creating abstract art that the Soviet regime considered ideologically suspect. State-run exhibition halls were closed to abstract painters.…