Outstanding Daugavpils artist, Silva Veronika Linarte, passes away

It is sad to realise that no new conversations are forthcoming, that no new ideas will be brought to fruition.

We grieve over the loss of the brilliant, inspiring, ever elegant and talented artist and art educator Silva Veronika Linarte /1939-2018/.

On behalf of the entire team of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, we send our deepest condolences to the artist’s family.

Winners announced in the juried exhibition “100 in Latvian Art”

Celebrating Mark Rothko’s approaching 115th birthday and his artistic legacy, which has shaped the development of art worldwide, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, in cooperation with the Latvian Association of Art Educators, organised an internationally juried exhibition “100 in Latvian Art”.

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20 000 Euro Prize Money Paid out to Artists

On 6 July, awards ceremony and opening of the juried exhibition “Martinsons Award” marked the end of the 2nd Latvia International Ceramics Biennale. The biennale was part of the Latvian centenary programme and was organised with a view to developing contemporary ceramics as a discipline, promoting cooperation among the Baltic states and commemorating the artistic legacy of Pēteris Martinsons, who is widely considered the father of Latvian contemporary ceramics.

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Ceramics exhibitions from the three Baltic states in Rīga

At 4 p.m. on Monday 2 July, at Railway History Museum, 2a Uzvaras Boulevard, Rīga, the opening of three exhibitions of contemporary ceramics from the three Baltic states will mark the beginning of the 2nd Latvia International Ceramics Biennale, which is organised within the framework of the Latvian centenary programme. Continue reading “Ceramics exhibitions from the three Baltic states in Rīga”