14.02. - 15.03.2015 "Captive Beauty in Miniature"
Galerija "Māksla XO"
Elizabetes iela 14, Rīga, LV 1010
Captive Beauty in Miniature
Maksla XO Gallery from 14.02. – 15.03.2015
This exhibition brings together 40 works from the Latvian and international contemporary art, all characterised by their small format, technical mastery, exquisite brushstroke, sophisticated colour and the presence of hidden details that encourage close-up observation of these cabinet paintings, sculptures and ojects .
Helena Heinrihsone, Zane Iltnere, Ieva Iltnere, Ivars Heinrihsons, Tatjana Krivenkova, Kristaps Gelzis, Vija Zarina, Kaspars Zarins, Jana Brike, Laima Bikse, Kristaps Zarins, Arturs Berzins, Michel Castaignet, Pius Fox, Anthony Faroux, Andris Breze, Marite Guscika, Anna Heinrihsone, Ritums Ivanovs, Franceska Kirke, Sandra Krastina, Kristina Keire, Vineta Kaulaca, Andris Vitolins, Daiga Kruze, Verners Lazdans, Neonilla Medvedeva, Gita Treice, Ilze Orinska, Normunds Braslins, Gita Shmite, Inga Meldere, Reinis Virtmanis, Andris Eglitis, Olga Shilova, Ilze Neilande, Paula Zarina, Roberts Diners, Igors Bernats, Janis Blanks.
In addition, the relationships between different artistic media and geographical origins bring to light technical and stylistic similarities and differences in works by major artists.
Works of this type allowed artists to demonstrate their creative imagination as well as their technical mastery and capacity for innovation, leading them to use new materials in order to achieve different effects.