Artist’s Book Lecture “Structures of Artist’s Book” Time: 7 November 2018 Location: Sungshin Woman’s University, Seoul, Republic of Korea The “Sungshin Woman’s University” in Seoul invited Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas from Graphic Department / Vilnius Academy of Arts to give the lecture on theme “Structures of Artist’s Book” and to talk with the students about […]
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Contemporary Artist’s Book Time: 6 November 2018 Location: Gachon University, Seoul, Republic of Korea The “Gachon University” in Seoul invited Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas from Graphic Department / Vilnius Academy of Arts to give the lecture on theme “Contemporary Artist’s Book” and to talk with the students about artist’s books. The lecture “Contemporary Artist’s […]
9. Międzynarodowe Triennale Grafiki – Kolor w Grafice: Hybryda 9th International Graphic Triennial “Colour in Graphic Art: Hybrid“ Time: 21 September – 28 October 2018 Location: “Galerii Sztuki Wozownia”, Torun, Poland More info: http://www.artinfo.pl/pl/blog/wydarzenia/wpisy/9-miedzynarodowe-triennale-grafiki-kolor-w-grafice-hybryda/
Fly from Helsinki to Tokyo through North of Russia and Ural Mountains. 2018 April 23th Wonderful fly with Japan Airline. Maybe the best airlines in the world… © Photos: Kestutis Vasiliunas, 2018 © Circle “Bokartas”, 2018
Musashino Art University in Tokyo 2019 12-24 January 2019 Journey No. 98 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tokyo 2018 24 April – 1 May 2018 Journey No. 92 Fly through North […]
Contemporary Artist’s Boook Time: 26 April 2018 Location: Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan After the lectures and talk with the students we went for a dinner in nice restaurant with old posters from the cinemas on the walls. Main Sponsor of the Travel to Japan: Lithuanian Council for Culture © […]
Contemporary Artist’s Book Time: 26 April 2018 Location: Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan The “Tokyo University of the Arts” invited Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas from Graphic Department / Vilnius Academy of Arts to visit Printmaking Laboratory, to give the lectures on theme “Contemporary Artist Book in the World”, and to talk with the students […]
“Coexistence of Civilizations: Art of Communication & Communication of Art“ Time: 19th September 2017 Location: Dunhuang, China In the Printmaking Conference in Dunhuang I arrive from the Guanlan Printmaking Workshop. Together with the conference was the International print exchange project “Belt and Road”. Town of Dunhuang is located in the north-west of China near […]
18–21 September 2017 Travel to Printmaking Exhibition in Dunhuang through the Gobi Desert 2017 18 September 2017 International Printmaking Conference in Dunhuang 19 September 2017 Dunhuang Desert 20 September 2017 © Photo: Kestutis Vasiliunas © Artist’s Book Creators Community
“Lucas Cranach the Elder: Eva & Apple” 2017 Edition 21, paper, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, 8 colours, 58 x 119 cm Print was created in the Art Residency in Tianjin, in China in 2017 Print was exhibited in 2017 in the Exhibition “1st Binhai International Print Camp“, Tianjin . . . . . . . […]
Fly from Beijing to Lithuania through Inner Mongolia, Gobi Desert (East), Mongolia and Siberia. 2017 October 16th © Circle “Bokartas”, Kestutis Vasiliunas, 2017
YAC Print Workshop, Tianjin, China 21 September – 16 October 2017 I arrived in Tianjin Printmaking Workshop from Dunhuang, where was the opening of the exhibition and conference. It’s about 2000 km by airplane. It was early morning and the sun only started to illuminate the mountains, and the fog slowly disappearing from the […]
Agne Biliunaite, the Lithuanian culture attaché in China, wrote and published the article about Kestutis Vasiliunas art residencies in China in the official webpage of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania. Info in the “Lietuvos žinios” / “Lithuanian News” Info in the main website of Lithuania – Alfa.lt © […]
21 September – 16 October 2017 Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts in China Tianjin Printmaking Workshop – the First Print Exhibition “1st Binhai International Print Camp”, Tianjin 2017 Prints created in the Tianjin Printmaking Residency 2017
Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts During our stay in Tianjin Print Workshop we had the possibility to visit Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts. It’s about one and a half hour driving from the workshop. Yes…, it is not the same Art Academy like in Europe. We visited Chinese painting class, where students learning from […]
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 […]
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 […]
1 September – 18 September 2017 I am invited in the International Print Workshop – Guanlan Original Printmaking Base in China. Here I have to create few woodblock prints for the international printmaking artists exchange program and the exhibition “The Belt & Road”. Even I have been here with my wife Roberta in 2011, it is […]
Tea Book No. 7 2017, artist’s book-object, unique, tea bags, letterpress, closed: 26 x 38 x 3,4 cm, opened: 26 x 76 x 1,7 cm Text in the artist’s book: “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – St. Augustine Artist’s book has been exhibited in […]
Tea Book No. 6 2015, artist’s book-object, unique, tea bags, rope, stamps, 11 x 27 x 1,7 cm Artist’s book has been exhibited in the “Between the Sheets: Artists’ Books 2017“ Time: 18 March – 8 April 2017 Location: “Gallery Central”, Perth, Western Australia Time: 13 June – 2 July Location: “Australian Galleries”, Melbourne […]
Tea Book No. 8 – “Sonata per Gaza” 2017, artist’s book-object, unique, tea bags, digital printed text, letterpress, metal fastener, 15 x 19 x 9 cm; wooden box 20 x 20 x 6 cm The artist’s book “Sonata per Gaza” (“Sonata for Gaza”) created in collaboration with the Italian poet Guido Cupani for the artist’s […]
Time: 5-29 January 2017 Location: Gallery “Titanikas”, Vilnius, Lithuania Curator: Dr. Vaidilute Brazauskaite L. The exhibition was visited by 2352 persons. Video about the exhibition in the “Lithuanian National Radio and Television” (LRT) www.LRT.LT “Line, Colour, Form”: Article about the Exhibition . . .
Kestutis Vasiliunas – Solo Exhibition “Rain in the Park” Time: 7 December 2016 – 21 January 2017 Location: Sacred Art Center, Anyksciai, Lithuania Curator: Edita Pivoriuniene . . .
“Sleeping” 2016 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, letterpress, embroidery, 120 x 360 cm Print was created in the Art Residency in Lapland, in Sweden. Print was exhibited in the Solo Exhibition “Memento Mori” in 2017 in the Gallery “Titanikas”, in Vilnius. . . . . . . . . . . . . […]
Conceptual Book & Artist’s Booook Time: 14-15 February 2017 Location: University of the Arts Helsinki / Academy of Fine Arts The Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki invited Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas from the Vilnius Academy of Arts to give the lectures in the frame of the “Conceptual Book Course”. During the lectures were […]
Time: 7 December 2016 – 21 January 2017 Location: Sacred Art Center, Anyksciai, Lithuania Curator: Edita Pivoriuniene In the Exhibition “Rain in the Park” I have showed 7 big size prints – coloured woodcuts printed on canvas. Near each print was exhibited the postcard with the art of some artists, or fragment of art, or […]
“Remember Death when you are sleeping, because the Angel of Death never sleeps. Remember Death when you are awaking in the morning sun, because you could have stayed in the darkness. Remember Death when you are working, because it might be your last work. Remember Death when you are resting, because the Angel of Death […]
Time: 5-29 January 2017 Location: Gallery “Titanikas”, Vilnius, Lithuania Remember Death when you are sleeping, because the Angel of Death never sleeps. Remember Death when you are awaking in the morning sun, because you could have stayed in the darkness. Remember Death when you are working, because it might be your last work. Remember Death […]
1999, acrylic on canvas, 140 cm x 140 cm
The Tea Book? 2015, unique, tea bags, stamps, rope, tea leafs, 11,5 x 27,5 x 1,8 cm Artist’s book has been exhibited in the “7th Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015″ . . . . .
XIII Int. BuchKunstBiennale Horn 2016 Curator: Toni Kurz Time: 7 May – 2 July 2016 Location: Kunstverein Horn, Austria The last time when I have been in Horn it was in 1994…, when I participated in the Artist’s Book Symposium in Horn. Here I started my activity as an artist’s book creator and curator […]
In February 2016 I have been invited to create in the Artist in Residency in Lapland in Sweden. It was my second time for creating prints and artist’s book in this wonderful village in winter time. Snow and cold – what can be more nice? What can be more nice then long beautiful mornings and […]
Printmaking / Printing Design International Invitation Exhibition Chongqing, China Visit Time: 11–16 November 2015 Location: Chongqing and around, China I have been invited to participate as an artist in the Printmaking Exhibition “Printing Marks and Codes” in Chongqing. Exhibition was collected from printmakers of China and few invited artists from Lithuania, USA, Thailand, Japan, Australia, […]
Gościem specjalnym drugiej części Letnich Międzynarodowych Kursów Grafiki i Tkaniny Artystycznej PATA 2015 w Akademii Sztuk Pięknych jest prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas. W Galerii OdNowa można oglądać wystawę jego prac. A są one dość niezwykłe, co wynika z niecodziennych połączeń: zarówno jeśli chodzi o technikę – to drzeworyty na płachtach płótna, jak i o treść – motywy ze […]
Graphic Art Time: 12-22 August 2015 Location: Gallery “OdNowa”, Lodz, Poland . Article: http://e-kalejdoskop.pl/duchowosc-umarla.aspx
“Gethsemane” 2008, edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, letterpress, 107 x 299 cm (In the collection of Modern Art Center in Vilnius) Seeking to broaden and enrich the artistic experience of future students planning to join our academy to study and / or train in the field of graphic and textile arts, every year our […]
ArToll Sommerlabor 2015 Time: 27 July – 15 August, 2015 Location: ArToll , Bedburg-Hau, Germany Organizer: ArToll Kunstlabor e.V. Curators: Maren Rombold & Marco Henkenjohann The ArToll invited international artists in residence in a special summer workshop for printmaking. After a period of communal living and a mix of collaborative and individual work, the project […]
Creative Work and Worldview of Kestutis Vasiliunas . Over several decades, Kestutis Vasiliunas has been established within and outside the local arts context of Lithuania, being well-known and appreciated as an original artist creating by the means and techniques of graphics, as well as showing interest in other fields and interdisciplinary expression. The artist […]
Tea Book No. 5 2015, artist’s book-object, unique, tea bags, stamps, rope, 11,5 cm x 28,5 cm x 1,2 cm In the artist’s book “Tea Book No.5” I play with form, structures, colour and text (dates). I create the artist’s book not “about something”, but an artist’s book as object with “information” in itself. You […]
“Tea Book No. 4” 2014, book-object, unique, tea bags, stamps, lead, rope,11,5 cm x 27,5 cm x 1,8 cm Artist’s book “Tea Book No. 4” was exhibited in the exhibition “Between the Sheets: Artists Books 2015”, in 7 March – 2 April 2015, in the Gallery Central, in Perth, Australia. . . .
Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania Assistants: Alicja Habisiak Matczak, PhD and Magdalena Kacperska, Academy of Fine Arts Lodz, Poland Time: 10 – 22 August, 2015 Location: Academy of Fine Arts Lodz, Poland A print can be “flat”, two-dimensional – a simple, small picture to hang in the kitchen or on an exhibition. […]
“The Art of the Book” Artists Books and Altered Books Time: 6 November 2014 – 5 January 2015 Location: Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County Lower Link Gallery, U.S.A. Art of the Book 2014 Exhibits Committee Members: Sally Snow, Corinne Clar, Jessica LaManna, Kate Meddaugh, Inge Munnings, Nanci Nugent, Jay Osborne and Anita […]
24-26 March 2014 Rome University of Fine Arts Lectures and the Artist’s Book Workshop
Time: 24-26 March 2014 Location: RUFA – Rome University of Fine Arts, Rome, Italy Rome – cradle of Christianity, where St Peter and St Paul were martyred, where tortured and killed many Christians. Roma – is not only wonderful city with antic architecture, old castles and churches. Rome – it is something much more […]
Time: 13-16 March 2014 Location: “Leipziger Messe”, Leipzig, Germany Artist Kestutis Vasiliunas was invited to make personal exhibition in the “IAKH: Globus Galerie + Edition Lebensretter” in Leipzig Book Fair 2014.
Artist’s Book Workshop and Lectures with Kestutis Vasiliunas “Mistake” in RUFA, in Roma. Time: 24-26 March 2014 Location: RUFA – Rome University of Fine Arts, Italy
Almost all Journeys with Personal Car Leipzig & Berlin 2018 13-19 March 2018 8th Artist’s Book Triennial in Leipzig Book Fair. Travel with the students Journey No. 91 Berlin 2017 1-3 December 2017 Exhibitions in Berlin Journey No. 90 Leipzig & Berlin 2017 21-27 March 2017 Travel with the students to Leipzig Book Fair Journey No. 87 Hamburg 2016 14-19 January […]
Von Freitag bis Freitag (From Friday until Friday) 2013, edition 4, in the workshop found printed paper, letter press, rope, size closed: 27 x 22 x 5 cm / opened: 47 x 22 x 17 cm This artist’s book was made […]
Tea Book No. 3 2013, artist’s book-object, unique, tea bags, wooden boxes, wooden stick, leather, rope, size closed: 53 x 28 x 11,5 cm / opened: 106 x 28 x 17 cm Artist’s book has been exhibited in the “Cascais International Book Art 2015″ Time: 26 June – 12 July 2015 Location: Museum Quarter, […]
Time 29 July – 23 August 2013 Location: Spinnerei, Leipzig The Bund Bildender Künstler Leipzig e. V. (Leipzig Association of Artists) invited five artists to participate in the “Hochdruck-Grafik-Symposion – edition carpe plumbum” (2nd Relief Printing Symposium) in Leipzig in time 29 July – 23 August 2013. Symposium was in the “Spinnerei”. After the Symposium, […]
“Without Title or God is a Power” 2013 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, letter press, stamps 210 cm x 210 cm Print received the third Prize in the exhibition “Potency” in Art Gallery Kaunas, Lithuania. ……………………………………………………………………………………… “Natura Morta 1” 2013 Edition 18, paper, coloured woodcut, letter press, wooden stamps 100 […]
Time: 14 September – 28 October 2012 Exhibition: MTG – Krakow 2012 Main Exhibition
Time: 5 – 19 October 2012 Location: Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan Kestutis Vasiliunas was invited to participate in the prestigious exhibition – “Prints Tokyo 2012″.
Gallery East and the City of Swan organized the Artists’ Book Exhibition. Time: 15 January 5 February 2012 Location: “Gallery East”, Perth, Australia
Time: 8 July – 25 August 2012 Location: KAUS Urbino, Italy Curators: Giuliano Santini and Cecilia Giampaoli Kestutis Vasiliunas was invited to participated in the “Progetto ROS / Rossini Opera Stampa” in 11 – 25 July 2012 in Urbino, Italy. Artists had to create and to print the posters for one of the opera of […]
Discussing with the boss Giuliano Santini on the wall of Urbino…
“Giotto: The Kiss” 2012 canvas, coloured woodcut, letter press, stamps, 280 cm x 140 cm Print was exhibited in the exhibition – “Prints Tokyo 2012″. Time: 5 – 19 October 2012. Location: Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… “Taxi in Urbino” […]
Time: 27-30 September 2012 Location: Bentlage, Rheine, Germany The Print Association Bentlage and the cultural institution Kloster Bentlage in Rheine, Germany, present SNAP, the 2nd International Printmaking Symposium, an international symposium and exhibition program of contemporary printmaking. SNAP is directed towards artists, printmakers, professors and students of international art institutes and universities, towards curators, […]
Kestutis Vasiliunas in the “Projekts Münsterland pART 4” 14.09.2008 – 19.10.2008 KunstVerein Ahlen, Germany Kestutis Vasiliúnas ist ein Reisender zwischen den Welten: Seine Fahrten erreichen Städte, Länder und Kontinente, verbinden unterschiedliche Kulturen und machen Gegensätze zwischen politischen und sozialen Systemen erfahrbar.
3 January – 29 January 2008 Ricklundgarden Art Workshop I have been as artist in Residency in Ricklundgarden, in Lapland. I never have seen such wonderful nature. I was feeling myself like I am in the move of National Geography TV. Yes, it was very extreme and very beautiful.
Pages 2011, artist’s-book object, used envelopes, plastic rope, 20 x 20 x 10 cm
26 Gasoline Station 2011, edition 12, foil, woodcut, letterpress, ink jet print, rope, 12,3 x 27,5 x 0,9 cm Statement: In time 2 October – 31 October 2010 I was invited to make an artist’s book […]
Project: “Dresses’ Fashion” Collection of “Dresses” created in 1999-2006 My basic idea of this project was to create graphic in space. As usually graphic’ work is art in two dimensions. As usually graphic’ prints hangs in a frames on the wall in a gallery or in the private room. And as usually, print illustrated […]
20 December 2010 – 15 February 2011 In 2010 I have been invited with my wife Roberta to create in the International Print Workshop in Guanlan in China. The International Print Workshop – wonderful artists village with the galleries village and very big workshop for printing. Invited artists lives in 300 years old village in […]
Solo Exhibition Time: 5-10 November 2018 Location: Vision Tower Gallery, Seoul, Republic of Korea Journey No. 97 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lecture: “Contemporary Artist’s Book in the World” Time: […]
Kestutis Vasiliunas. Personal Exhibition “Postcards [Made in China]“ Time: 2011-04-28 to: 2011-05-14 Location: Gallery “Kaire Desine”, Vilnius, Lithuania Thoughts upon returning from Venice (Italy) and Guanlano (China) International Graphics Workshop.
Artist’s Book Workshop and Lectures with Kestutis Vasiliunas “Love” in Venezia Workshop di Libro d’Artista con Kestutis Vasiliunas. “Amore” Time: 8 October – 29 October 2010 Location: “Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia”, Italy Direttrice Artistica / Arts Director Signora Matilde Dolcetti “Amore” è anche il tema della VI Triennale del Libro d’Artista di Vilnius, […]
Time: 2–31 October 2010 Location: Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia, Italy Kestutis Vasiliunas: Artist’s Book Workshop “Love” 5th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2009 in Venice Kestutis Vasiliunas: Artist in Residency
The Falun Triennial 2007 – Contemporary Print Art Derived from ‘Printmaking at the Edge’ by Richard Noyce Time: 21 August – 28 August 2007 Location: Dalarnas Museum, Falun, Sweden Curator: Prof. Richard Noyce Prof. Richard Noyce wrote the book ” Printmaking at the Edge”. The exhibition in Falun has been composed from artists of this […]
Theme: “Rabbit & House” Time: 1 June – 6 June 2007 Location: Seoul International Book Arts Fair, South Korea 70 artist’s books from the 4th Artist’s Book Triennial have been exhibited in the Seoul Book Fair.
36 giorni in Urbino (36 Days in Urbino) 2006, unique, paper, ink, colour woodcut, fabric, 30,2 x 81,2 cm
Where is Rabbit? Why House? 2006, unique, foil, pencil, coloured woodcut, letterpress, rope, 25,2 x 24,2 cm
Genesis 32.29 2005, paper, wooden cover, coloured woodcut, letterpress, rope, 30,2 x 31,7 x 1,9 cm Artist’s book was created in the “Atelier It Plein 19”, The Netherlands. Artist’s book was exhibited in the “Seoul International Book Arts Fair” in South Korea, in 2007. […]
Theme: “23 Sins” Time: 5 May – 10 May 2004 Location: “Frankfurt Art”, Frankfurt, Germany The 3rd International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2003 was exhibited in the “Frankfurt Art” Fair, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
23 Sins 2003, unique, woodcut, paper, wood, rope, 25,2 cm x 40 cm
Tea Book No. 2 2002, unique, book-object, tea bags, rope, woodcut, size: closed 29 x 31 x 1,7 cm, opened 29 x 56 x 1,2 cm
Tea Book No. 1 2002, unique, tea bags, rope, wooden box, 12,3 x 12,3 x 4,6 cm
Guten Tag 2000, unique, pasteboard, acrylic colour 30 x 31,5 x 1,4 cm
Apocalypse 1 2000, edition 1/12, paper, coloured woodcut, typography, on the cover – wooden plate, rope, 32,5 x 24 x 4 cm
Book of Creation 1993, unique, artists-book object, wood, hinges, nails, oil colour, 48 x 59 x 4,5 cm