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“Beauty is Truth, Truth is Beauty” (An International Contemporary Art Exhibition)

On Friday 1 February at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be opened contemporary art exhibition of sixteen artists in painting, photography, graphics, sculpture on the theme beautiful side of truth and the truthful side of beauty.

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Opening of the first exhibition season of 2019 at the Rothko Centre

At 4 p.m. on Friday 1 February, the first exhibition season of 2019 will be opened at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.
With the opening of six new art projects that make up the new year’s first exhibition season at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, we want to highlight such themes as truth, mission and internal uniformity in art.

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A different Martinsons

To celebrate the 88th birthday of Pēteris Martinsons, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre suggests taking a different view on the artist through an exhibition aptly named “A Different Martinsons”. It features select artwork from the Rothko Centre collection that depicts Pēteris Martinsons as he appeared to every artist – different and unique.

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Discounted admission at the Rothko Centre in January 2019

On Saturday 6 January, visitors to Daugavpils Mark Rothko Centre will have a chance to see its exhibitions at discounted prices.

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre continues the tradition to offer discounted admission tickets to its permanent and temporary exhibitions on the first Sunday of every month.

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Opening of November exhibition season at the Rothko Centre

On the verge of Latvian centenary celebrations, at 4 p.m. on Friday 16 November at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, launch of eight new artistic projects will mark the opening of the centre’s new exhibition season.

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5th International Textile Art Symposium in Daugavpils

From 6 till 16 November, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will once again host an international textile and fibre art symposium.
For the fifth time, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will welcome an international group of textile artists who will draw inspiration from the streets of Daugavpils Fortress, its courtyards, architecture and people to create new artwork which will be publicly exhibited in a group show of symposium participants at the end of a two-week period of intensive creative work.

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Photo Exhibition “Daugavpils. Music”

In the frame of the 7th Music and Arts Festival “Daugavpils ReStArt 2018”, photo studio “Ezerzeme – F” will offer all locals and city guests a photo exhibition “Daugavpils. Music”, which will be available at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

 

As we listen to music, we conjure up different scenes in our imagination. Music is a

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Painting symposium “Mark Rothko 2018”

International painting symposium “Mark Rothko”, which has become a fine tradition, will run 8 through 21 September at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, this year – under the topic “Painting our future together”.

 

The medium of painting continues to draw the attention of artists, art aficionados and collectors all over the

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Daugavpils on the verge of an international ceramic art symposium

At 4 p.m. on Friday 20 July, opening of an exhibition of artwork by participants of this year’s International Ceramic Art Symposium “Ceramic Laboratory” at the Rothko Centre will mark the beginning of the symposium’s sixth iteration.

 

 

Latvia continues to celebrate ceramics. The 2nd

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20 000 Euro Prize Money Paid out to Artists

On 6 July, awards ceremony and opening of the juried exhibition “Martinsons Award” marked the end of the 2nd Latvia International Ceramics Biennale. The biennale was part of the Latvian centenary programme and was organised with a view to developing contemporary ceramics as a discipline, promoting cooperation among the Baltic states and commemorating the artistic legacy of Pēteris

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Artwork by more than 200 artists at the Rothko Centre’s new exhibition season

At 4 p.m. on Friday 6 July, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will launch its new exhibition season with three new exhibitions, featuring more than 200 artists.

Summer has come with sweltering heat and sunshine. In a similar vein, the the halls of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will soon be ablaze with artistic outputs from more than 200 artists of regional, national and

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Ceramics exhibitions from the three Baltic states in Rīga

At 4 p.m. on Monday 2 July, at Railway History Museum, 2a Uzvaras Boulevard, Rīga, the opening of three exhibitions of contemporary ceramics from the three Baltic states will mark the beginning of the 2nd Latvia International Ceramics Biennale, which is organised within the framework of the Latvian centenary programme.

Opening of the 2nd Latvia International Ceramics Biennale will have

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2nd Latvia International Ceramics Biennale

On 2-6 July, to underline the importance of ceramic art in the Baltic region, the 2nd Latvia International Ceramics Biennale will offer a range of events in Rīga, Sigulda, Ogre, Daugavpils, Rēzekne and Lūznava, for the first time ever extending into Lithuania via the town of Panevėžys.

The 2nd Latvia International Ceramics Biennale, which will run within the framework of Latvian

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Fourth Art Night in Daugavpils

At 10 p.m. through 2 a.m. on Friday 8 June, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will organise its fourth Art Night, this time with the motto “Woman in Art”.

By established tradition, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre invites the public to come into Daugavpils Fortress in early June. Visitors are encouraged to let themselves be shrouded in darkness and get lost in the vast

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7th International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium in Daugavpils

From 25 May to 8 June 2018, the 7th International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will bring together ten graphic artists from Poland, Portugal, Greece, the United Kingdom, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and even Brazil.

The seventh iteration of the International Latgale Graphic Art Symposium is once again organised by Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre in

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Fifth anniversary of the Rothko Centre

On 24 April, five years will have passed since Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre opened its doors to the public as one of the most ambitious 21st-century cultural projects in Eastern Europe.

 

Prior to the opening of the Rothko Centre on 24 April 2013, a long journey had been made to bring to fruition the idea born in the distant 2002 and create a unique tribute to the

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2nd International Photography Symposium

From 13 to 20 April, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre is organizing the second international photography symposium.

Photography is a unique means of communication, practicable between acquaintances and strangers alike. It also comes in good stead as a way of communicating with oneself. It can blend astonishing reality with images from our experience.

“Daugavpils is big

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Multimedia fountain show in the courtyard of the Rothko Centre

On 20 April 2018, the launch of seven new exhibitions and a 4D multimedia fountain show will mark the fifth anniversary of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.  

In April, five years will have passed since Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre opened its doors to the public as a multifunctional hub of contemporary art, culture and education in the historical Daugavpils fortress. On

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American star cellist to give a free concert at the Rothko Centre

Ian Maksin, a world-renowned American cellist, composer and vocalist of Russian descent, will give a free concert in Daugavpils, performing at 6 p.m. on Friday, 9 March 2018 at the concert hall of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

Ian Maskin has gained international recognition with his innovative rhythm of play and charismatic stage persona. As a soloist, he gives more than 200 public

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Opening of the New Exhibition Season at the Rothko Centre

This year’s first exhibition season with seven new exhibitions will be launched at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre the following Friday, 2 February, at 4 p.m.  

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre’s first exhibition season runs under the theme of questions. It raises a number of pertinent concerns, which the artists explore and answer in their projects. And yet,

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