‘Mirror, mirror on the wall…’ Some Notes on Contemporary Art Market Rituals

Understanding of the contemporary art field’s economy is fragmented and notoriously immersed in mystique.[1] The fragmented nature is often attributed to the economy lacking in a clearly identifiable empirical imprint that could transcribe the field into quantifiable data, feeding econometric

Returning residents prepare for the “Hybrid(…)scapes” exhibition at VAA Nida Art Colony

Artists who were residents at the remote Nida Art Colony once or several times have come back from Austria, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Lithuania and Brazil, and have been working in Nida over the recent month. Seven artists and artist

Hundreds of artworks sold at ArtVilnius’16

International Art Fair ArtVilnius’16 is already counting sales results for the fair that took place on 9-12 June. During the four days of ArtVilnius’16, Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO was proud to meet 21 thousand visitors; about 200 works of

Temnikova & Kasela announced as the recipient of FEAGA award

The Federation of European Art Galleries Association (FEAGA) have awarded Temnikova & Kasela gallery this year’s innovation and creativity award. The award ceremony will take place on Wednesday 15 June, 2016, before the public opening of the influential Art Basel

Art Fair ArtVilnius’16 – two awards go to the galleries of Vilnius Academy of Arts

On 9 June, Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre Litexpo opened International Art Fair ArtVilnius’16 with dozens of galleries presenting hundreds of artworks from all over the world. The best artists and galleries were awarded during the opening ceremony. During the

Horizon of artefacts. Interview with the curators of the Baltic Pavilion

On the 28th of May, the Baltic Pavilion, representing Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia 2016, opened its doors in Palasport Arsenale. This project was made possible after its proposal, to represent

On media art in Estonia and the Baltics: digital technology as cultural constant

Historical review and discussion of the exhibition RAM. Early Estonian Computer Art at Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn. Since Baltic media art emerged in the late 80s, I have been following its changes. You can be sure that most changes in

Photo reportage from the The Baltic Pavilion – 15th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia 2016

There are transformative efforts at play which are reprogramming an inert region beyond the delineations of separate nation-states. The Baltic Pavilion intends to explore the built environment of the Baltic States as a shared space of ideas. This exhibition and

Photography: Taken, not Made

The role of photography as a document is constantly overrated. The role of camera in photography is also overrated. Yes, of course, we could agree about the indexical nature of photographic images—camera always captures whatever is before the lens. But

Opening of The Baltic Pavilion at 15th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia 2016 on 27th May

Join us for the opening of the joint exhibition The Baltic Pavilion representing Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia. Transformative efforts are at play that are reprogramming an inert region beyond

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