Pеteris Martinsons is donating his great collection of ceramics to the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre

A unique collection of ceramics by Pēteris’ Martinsons, one of the greatest contemporary ceramists, has arrived to DMRAC on March 5th. Within a short time we are expecting Peteris Martinsons and his curator Zanda Zīvina to start mount the collection in the Expositional Sector. The exposition opening will match the ceremonial opening of the DMRAC on 24th of April. Continue reading “Pеteris Martinsons is donating his great collection of ceramics to the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre”

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre is organizing the International residences of art critics


Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center is organizing the International residences for art critics in between June 17 – 21, 2013.

The point of residences is to provide the Art Center’s collection with the scientific research, as well as to promote interest in Daugavpils as a creative space, connected with arts. Continue reading “Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre is organizing the International residences of art critics”

DMRAC opening’ process is heading with the full speed

Marion Kahan,  a manager of the Kate’s Rothko Prizel and Christopher’s Rothko collection, was visiting Daugavpils for the past few days. The visit has ended successfully. The main purpose of the visit was to make sure, that Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, where six of Mark Rothko originals paintings are going to be located, meets all necessary international art museum standards. Continue reading “DMRAC opening’ process is heading with the full speed”

 

Arts Teachers’ Union, in collaboration with Daugavpils University Department of Arts and Design and Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center, invites scientists, artists, educators and students to participate in the annual international conference ‘’PERSON.COLOR.NATURE.MUSIC. Rothko and Abstract Expressionism.”, which is taking a place in DMRAC in between May 8 – 12. Applications should be sent until March 15.



Artists’ residences “Mark Rothko 2013”

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center is organizing international annual event – artists’ residences “Mark Rothko 2013”, which is taking place in between September 6 – 26. For the first time in 9 years, the Residences will be held within new Art Center, featured by various celebrations in the honor of Mark’s Rothko 110th anniversary. Applications for participating need to be sent starting from March 1st until June 20th ‘2013. 



Young school museum’s activists of the 3rd secondary school  were visiting Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center today, during the project week. One of the creators of the idea’s about the foundation and curator of exposition Farida Zaletilo introduced the guys to the history of foundation and art-center’s plans. After detailed explanation, young people have admitted, that hardly can wait  for the Center’s opening.  


Exhibition of Solomon Gershov

The exhibition of Solomon Gershov is taking place in the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center starting from April 24, 2013, the official opening day. Tamara Fedotova, the artist’s widow and her private collection’s curator Irina Mamonova are visiting Daugavpils with the purpose of arranging that significant event. Solomon Gershov, who was learning from Mark Shagal and Kazimir Malevich, who were friends with Dmitry Shostakovich, was born in Daugavpils in 1906. The theme of Arts with the big letter is streaming throughout of his works, and that can change a human destiny.

Exhibition of Dyllwyn Smith

Dyllwyn Smith, a famous British artist, is visiting Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre. In collaboration with our team members Dyllwin is working on his personal exhibition, which is taking place in the second half of this year in DMRAC. Dyllwyn Smith was participating in Rothko Plein Air in 2012. His bright conceptional works are featured by the rhythmic princips.

Although DMRAC just started to work and it is opening the doors for visitors on April 25, students from some of Daugavpils, Riga, Dagda and Ludza schools are intending job shadowing after exposition curator and head deputy positions. Continue reading “–”