Vija Celmins. Double Reality.


Exhibition by Vija Celmiņa curated by Elita Ansone will be open for almost two months. Several paintings, graphic art and drawings will be included. This will be a unique possibility to get to know those works from 1960s including popart, photo realism and conceptualism artistic expressions.

Thematic division: Thirst for the Ocean

Begins : 10.04.2014 21:00

Ends: 21.06.2014 21:00


  • Art Museum „Rīgas Birža”

Form of event:

  • Exhibition

Category of event:

  • Visual arts

Audience of event:

  • Adults

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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