In Search of Future Art. Voldemārs Matvejs and non-European (African, Pacific North Asian) Art

Description:

The project “In Search of Future Art. Voldemārs Matvejs and non-European (African, Oceanian and North Asian) Art” aims to promote dialogue about the versatility and interaction of world culture heritage. In the project, the Latvian National Museum of Art collaborates with the National Library of Latvia, the information centre of the Art Academy of Latvia, Musée du quai Branly (Paris), The National Museum of Ethnology (Leiden), Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera) Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg), L'Institut français de Lettonie (Institute of France in Latvia) and the Goethe Institute (Riga).

Thematic division: Amber Vein

Begins : 04.09.2014 21:00

Ends: 25.10.2014 21:00

Venue:

  • Art Museum Riga Bourse

Form of event:

  • Concert
  • Conference
  • Discussion / Lecture
  • Event
  • Exhibition

Category of event:

  • Visual arts
  • Photography
  • Education

Audience of event:

  • Children
  • 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://www.riga2014.org/Markov_Africa

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