…from Primitive Art


The cultural heritage of Latvia is analysed in the context of global cultural heritage, emphasising similarities and differences between the two. Artist Jānis Strupulis comments on the exhibition “In Search of Future Art” as part of the “Space, Apparel and Image” series.

Thematic division: Amber Vein

Begins : 17.10.2014 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.

Web address: http://riga2014.org/Markov_Africa



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