Texts on Artist’s Book

Halloween in American Library…

Artist‘s Book Triennial & the Patterson Library, Westfield, New York   In 2019 with the “8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018” I visited the United States of America. It was the first time when Artist’s Book Triennial moved in America. In the beginning, in August-September artist’s book exhibition was exhibited in the “Evanston Art Center“, […]

Chicago: Artist’s Book of Franklin Luke

It was morning. I was sitting in the local restaurant in Evanston with two gentlemen for business meeting. One of them, Mr. Bob Tanner, had one of the first artist’s book, printed in USA. The second was Mr. Stephen Murphy, an artist and photographer. At night, the rain stopped raining. So, it was beautiful sunny […]

Flip Artist’s Books in the National Art Center Tokyo

Masahiro Hasunuma – Flip Artist’s Books in the National Art Center, Tokyo 21st “DOMANI: The Art of Tomorrow” Exhibition . During our travel to participate in the Final Exams in the Musashino Art University in Tokyo, we with our friend an artist Koichi Kiyono visited National Art Center, Tokyo. On this time they had wonderful […]

Dailininko knygos dilema: Kas ji yra ir kas nėra?

Dailininko knygos dilema: Kas ji yra ir kas nėra? Lietuviškoji dailininko knyga pasaulio kontekste   Kęstutį Vasiliūną kalbina Eglė Petreikienė Papildytas žurnalo „Nemunas“ 2019, No. 4 tekstas Pradžioje patikslinkime žanro pavadinimą. Konceptuali dailininko sukurta knyga, kaip meno objektas, užsienio šalyse vadinama „artist’s book“ (artist arba artists’ book). Lietuvių dailėtyroje ir spaudoje randame įvairių terminų: „autorinė“, „menininko“ […]

Lithuanian Artist‘s Book in the World Context

The Dilemma of an Artist’s Book: What is it and What is it Not? Lithuanian Artist‘s Book in the World Context   Eglė Petreikienė interviews Kęstutis Vasiliūnas Expanded text of the magazine “Nemunas” 2019, No. 4 In the beginning let’s clarify definition of the genre. A conceptual book created by artist as an object of […]

“Artist’s Books” of Jannis Kounellis in Venezia 2019

  Exhibition Time: 11 May – 24 November 2019 Location: Fondazione Prada, Venice, Italy During our journey to the 58th International Art Exhibition in Venice / La Biennale d’Arte di Venezia, where Lithuanian Pavilion won the Venice Biennale’s 2019 Golden Lion, we visited the exhibition of Jannis Kounellis in Fondazione Prada,Venezia. It was Monday, and […]

Artist’s Books of Yun Hyong-keun from Korea 2018

Artist’s Books & Abstract Paintings of Yun Hyong-keun   During our visit in Korea, in the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul we have seen several good exhibitions. But one exhibition was absolutely fantastic – Retrospective of Yun Hyong-keun. Here were exhibited few artist’s books, or “paintings’ artist’s books” of Yun Hyong-keun […]

Artist’s Books of Dieter Roth in Torino 2018

Dieter Roth. “Le pagine“ At the Fiera Libro Arte Torino / FLAT   Time: 2–4 November 2018 Location: La Centrale, Nuvola Lavazza, Turin, Italia Address: via Ancona 11/a, Torino, Italy Curator: Elena Volpato We can’t stay in silence when such wonderful artist like Dieter Roth is exhibited in the Art Book Fair, in Torino. And […]

The Second Week in Printmaking Workshop in Guanlan 2017

In Guanlan International Print Workshop artists lives in Artist’s Village near Half-Moon Pond. Especially beautiful at night. For creating the next print I have found another paradoxical topic with the title – “Zheng He VS Columbus”… So we should look on facts. Zheng He (1371–1433) was a Hui Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat, fleet admiral, and […]

The First Week in Printmaking Workshop in Guanlan 2017

I am invited in Guanlan International Print Workshop for two weeks, and during this short time I have to create two prints. Prints have to be printed in edition 5o. As I am invited for the international printmaking artists exchange program and the exhibition “The Belt & Road”, I have to create prints based on China culture. For […]

Give Love a Chance

6th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2012 Theme: “Love”     Love. And hate. Which to choose? Can I choose? Maybe I can’t choose anything, I can only be. Watch. Listen. Without looking. Taking no interest. But that gets on my nerves. I don’t agree; I totally disagree. I’m opposed, since I’m overcome by anger. […]

4th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2006

Theme: “Rabbit & House” Time & Location: 5 December – 25 December 2006, Gallery “Arka”, Vilnius, Lithuania; 22 March – 25 March 2007, Leipzig Book Fair, Germany; 1 June – 6 June 2007, Seoul International Book Arts Fair, South Korea. While opening one box after another, one envelope after another envelope, I took out artist’s […]

2nd International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2000

Theme: “Apocalypse”   Time & Location: 2 November – 28 November 2000, Gallery “Arka”, Vilnius, Lithuania; 10 January 10 – 3 February 2001, Gallery 5020, Salzburg, Austria. In the year 2000 the 2nd International Artist‘s Book Triennial Vilnius 2000  took place with 150 artists from 29 countries: if to mention Japan, Korea, Australia, almost all […]