Stories about Artist Voldemārs Matvejs’ Life


Conversations about the life of the prominent Latvian artist and art theoretician Voldemārs Matvejs during the “Space, Apparel and Image” series. The stories about Matvejs’ researches and world cultures will be supplemented by stories as captivating about entomology, and the uniqueness and beauty of primitive art.

Thematic division: Amber Vein

Begins : 26.09.2014 14:30


  • Art Museum „Rīgas Birža”

Form of event:

  • Discussion / Lecture
  • Exhibition

Category of event:

  • Visual arts
  • Photography
  • Education

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

“In Search of Future Art. Voldemārs Matvejs and non-European (African, Pacific, North Asian) Art” is a multidisciplinary project aimed at popularising the work of the Latvian painter, theorist and researcher Voldemārs Matvejs (1877-1914), taking into account his unique contribution to studies of art and culture in Africa, Pacific and Northern Asia in the early 20th century.

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