Visionary structures. From Ioganson to Johansons


The exhibition of kinetic art ‘Visionary structures. From Ioganson to Johansons’ uniting seven Latvian artists from different generations, each of whom has been innovative in their work, will tell a story of Latvian art and cultural values, as well as contemplate our fate as the subjects of history. Supervised by curator Ieva Astahovska, the exhibition is organized by the Center of Contemporary Art and the range of artists represented in it will include Gustav Klutsis (1895–1938), Karl Ioganson (1890–1929), Valdis Celms (1943), Jānis Krievs (1942), Artūrs Riņķis (1942), Gints Gabrāns (1970) and Voldemārs Johansons (1981).

Thematic division: Thirst for the Ocean

Begins : 01.07.2014 21:00

Ends: 09.08.2014 21:00


  • Latvian National Library

Form of event:

  • Exhibition

Category of event:

  • Visual arts
  • History

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

The project ‘From Ioganson to Johansons’ aims to reveal the interrelations between art works and continuity of ideas connecting them across centuries and ideological eras. It is a dialogue between different periods of history – the 1920s, 60s and 70s and the 1st decade of the XXI century.

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