Tag Archives: Kestutis Vasiliunas

Tea Book No. 9

Tea Book No. 9 – “The Full Moon” 2019, wood, teabags, rope, 9 x 9 x 76 cm Text on the wood: “I drink tea, rain falls on the leaves of trees, the full moon of the moon descended”. 2019 Artist’s book has been exhibited in the “The Book: Book Art Exhibition Vol.4” in Tokyo […]

Artist’s Book Exhibition in Australia 2019

“Between the Sheets: Artists’ Books 2019“   Time: 30 August – 21 September 2019 Location: “Gallery Central”, Perth, Western Australia Curators: David Forrest & Janis Nedela Participating Artists: Australia: New South Wales: Lee Bethel; Caelli Jo Brooker; Lisa Giles; Avril Makula; Jane Simon; Yvette Sullivan; Marama Warren. Queensland: Rhi Johnson; Lorraine Lamothe; Sue Poggioli. South […]

Norway

Journey with Personal Car: North Norway 2014 14-26 August 2014 Finland, North Norway Journey No. 72   Lithuanian Art Exhibition “Myter og Legender” 1999 12–19 February 1991 Bergen Journey No. 1    

“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 Book Lecture in the Sungshin Woman’s University, Seoul 2018

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 […]

Contemporary Artist’s Book – Lecture in the “Gachon University” in Seoul 2018

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 […]

9th International Graphic Triennial “Colour in Graphic Art: Hybrid” 2018

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/      

Japan

Tokyo 2019 Musashino Art University in Tokyo 2019 12-24 January 2019 Journey No. 98 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . Tokyo 2018 24 April – 1 May 2018  Journey No. 92 Fly […]

International Printmaking Conference in Dunhuang 2017

“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 […]

Prints 2017

“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 . . . . . . . […]

France

Journeys with personal car:   French Alps 2015 29 August –13 September 2015 Driving back to Lithuania from Vercelli through French Alps after the opening of the “7th International Artist‘s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015” in “Museo Leone” in Vercelli Journey No. 78 Lyon 2011 10–14 October 2011 Visiting the “11 Biennale de Lyon” Journey No. […]

Tianjin Printmaking Workshop – the First Print, 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 […]

Article about Kestutis Vasiliunas Art Residencies in China 2017

  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     © […]

YAC Print Workshop, Tianjin 2017

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 in China 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 […]

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 […]

Artist in Residency in China 2017

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

  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 2017 Artist’s book has been exhibited […]

Tea Book No. 6

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

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 […]

Videos from the Solo Exhibition “Memento Mori” 2017

  Water Sound Installation “Memento Mori”     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 . . .

Prints 2016

“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. . . . . . . . . . . . . […]

The Tea Book?

  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″ . . . . .

13th Artist’s Book Biennial in Austria in 2016

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 […]

Art Residency in Lapland, in Sweden 2016

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 […]

Printing Marks and Codes, Chongqing, China 2015

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, […]

Article about Kestutis Vasiliunas from e-kalejdoskop-pl

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 […]

Prints 2015

“Degas: Absinthe Drinker” 2015 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, letterpress, 115 x 230 cm Print was created in the International Printmaking Workshop in Bedburg-Hau, in Germany . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . […]

International Printmaking Workshop in Germany 2015

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 […]

Tea Book No. 5

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

“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. . . .

“The Art of the Book” in Rochester Public Library

“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 […]

Artist’s Book Workshop & Lectures in Roma 2014

  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 […]

Germany

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

  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

  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 2015 Artist’s book has been exhibited in the “Cascais International Book Art 2015″ Time: 26 June – 12 July 2015 Location: Museum […]

2nd Relief Printmaking Symposium in Leipzig 2013

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, […]

Prints 2013

“Without Title or God is a Power” 2013 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, letterpress, 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, letterpress, wooden stamps, 100 cm x […]

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. […]

Prints 2012

“Giotto: The Kiss” 2012 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, letterpress, 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” 2012 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, letterpress, 107 x 214 cm […]

2nd International Printmaking Symposium 2012 in Bentlage

  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, […]

Prints 2011

“Think Again” 2011 Edition 15, paper, coloured woodcut, 60 cm x 96 cm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “Soldier” 2011 […]

Prints 2010

“In the Park” 2010 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, 107 cm x 299 cm   © Kestutis Vasiliunas © Artist’s Book Creators Community    

Prints 2009

“Taxi 3” 2009 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, letterpress, 107 cm x 299 cm   © Kestutis Vasiliunas © Artist’s Book Creators Community    

Article by Dr. Wolfgang Türk about Kestutis Vasiliunas Exhibition 2008

Kestutis Vasiliunas in the “Projekts Münsterland pART 4” 14 September – 19 October, 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. Die entstehenden Bilder dokumentieren – einem begleitenden Reisetagebuch gleich – […]

Prints 2008

“Gethsemane 2” 2008 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, letterpress, 107 cm x 299 cm The print is the property of MO museum, Vilnius . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . […]

Saxnas 2008

3 January – 29 January 2008 Ricklundgarden Art Workshop I have been as Artist in Residence 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

                            Pages 2011, artist’s-book object, used envelopes, plastic rope, 20 x 20 x 10 cm                                    

26 Gasoline Station

                                      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 […]

Prints 1999-2006 – Dresses

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 […]

International Print Workshop in Guanlan, China 2011

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 […]

South Korea

Seoul 2018 Solo Exhibition in Seoul Time: 5-10 November 2018 Location: Vision Tower Gallery, Seoul, Republic of Korea Journey No. 97 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . Lecture: “Contemporary Artist’s Book […]

Solo Exhibition “Postcards [Made in China]” 2011

Kestutis Vasiliunas “Postcards [Made in China]“ Time: 28 April – 14 May 2011 Location: Gallery “Kaire Desine”, Vilnius, Lithuania Thoughts upon returning from Venice (Italy) and Guanlano (China) International Graphics Workshop. “I understand that some contemporary artists has their own curators or art critics who takes care of him (as father/mother). I know that true […]

Artist in Residence in China 2010-2011

20 December 2010 – 15 February 2011 In 2010-2011 I have been invited with my wife Roberta first time to visit and to create in the International Print Workshop in Guanlan in China. Here I met many good people, good artists and new friends. Here I found wonderful China with old, very old culture. Chine […]

Artist’s Book Lectures & Workshop “Love” in Venezia 2010

Artist’s Book Workshop and Lectures with Kestutis Vasiliunas “Love” in Venezia for the next “6th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2012” with theme “Love”. 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   […]

The Falun Triennial 2007 – Contemporary Print Art

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 […]

Where is Rabbit?

Where is Rabbit? Why House? 2006, unique, foil, pencil, coloured woodcut, letterpress, rope, 25,2 x 24,2 cm   © Photos: Kestutis Vasiliunas © Artist’s Book Creators 2006  

Genesis 32.29

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.                       […]