Nancie Naive, Gabrielė Vetkinaitė and Edvinas Mikulskis, Art Vilnius ‘21, Photo: Zuzanna Auguścik

ArtVilnius’21 Art Fair Photostory

The 12th edition of ArtVilnius art fair took place between October 15 and October 17, 2021 at the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Center LITEXPO in Vilnius, once again giving the opportunity to immerse in the world of art. Both the artists and the organizers managed to create an amazing experience that not only let the viewer discover the unknown but also established the position of eastern contemporary art. ArtVilnius art fair, being one of the fairs that came back to a live format, also gave participants a chance of virtual participation in the event. 

Each year, the ArtVilnius fair focuses on a single highlight; this year, the event deepens the paper factor. 

One of the most important highlights of ArtVilnius’21 are the works of contemporary art on paper, including drawings, collages, graphics, objects, etc. For years, drawings and works of art on paper have occupied an important place in the global art market, and there have even been separate fairs organised for them. This is not a specific or exclusive theme. Paper is a medium used by almost every artist. Of course, as every year, there will be all media presented at the fair: painting, photography, sculpture, video, installations, and more. ”, says Diana Stomienė, ArtVilnius Director.

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In Conversation with Diana Stomienė, the director of ArtVilnius’21

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ArtVilnius is the only contemporary art fair in Lithuania and the largest art event in Eastern Europe. Contemporary Lynx Magazine will collaborate with the fair for the 3rd time. This year’s edition will host 55 galleries representing local and international artists. With Diana Stomienė we discuss organising the fair, this year’s programme and the novelties in the art market.

The largest visual arts event in Eastern Europe presented 56 galleries from 12 countries: Lithuania, France, Belarus, Germany, Ukraine, Albania, Latvia, Estonia, Russia, Denmark, Italy, and Romania.

Famous galleries such as Suzzane-Tarasieve, Eric Mouchet, Ulf Larsson, Maksla XO, Czułość, local_30 were among the galleries that participated in the event, during its ten-year history. 

Contemporary Lynx also participated in the ArtVilnius fair where we presented our printed issues of Contemporary Lynx Magazine.

Have a look at our photostory right below.

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