Workshop of Stars


The workshop will attempt to determine why the sea, sand and stars are important to Vija Celmins? Why have an eraser and pencil grown “so big” all of a sudden? And also, is it possible to tell the real from unreal? Using our impressions from the exhibition as inspiration, we will create our own star – a windmill. The workshop will take place as part of the exhibition, on the 26th of April, the 10th of May and the 7th of June.

Thematic division: Thirst for the Ocean

Begins : 26.04.2014 10:00

Ends: 06.06.2014 21:00


  • Art Museum Riga Bourse

Form of event:

  • Workshop

Category of event:

  • Visual arts

Audience of event:

  • Children

Project description:

The Latvia-born U.S. artist Vija Celmins’ exhibition in Riga is a long-awaited event. Vija Celmins’ works represent American art from the 1960s to present. They can be found in the key contemporary art collections of the world: the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Centre Pompidou in Paris, The Tate Modern in London and elsewhere. The ocean, the desert, star fields and spider webs are the objects that the artist has continued to draw and paint in her series for many years.

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