Exhibition "Shalom, Israel! The Paths of Litvak Artists"
On 16 December the art exhibition "Shalom, Israel! The Paths of Litvak Artists" at the Tolerance Center of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum will open.
The exhibition presents 24 Litvak artists and 37 pieces of art that unveils the two-way development of Jewish art. It illustrates the influence Litvak art had on the art of Israel and the way nature and traditional folk art in Israel changed the artistic expression of Litvak artists. The visitors will be able to admire before not exhibited in Lithuania works by M. Chagall, M. Band, B. Schatz, E. Mané-Katz, P. Abramovich and other artists, which are stored at the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum, Lewben Art Foundation, Lithuanian Expatriate Art Foundation, law firm Valiunas Ellex and other private collections.
Curators of the exhibition: Vilma Gradinskaitė, Irina Nikitina
Organizer of the exhibition: Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum
Sponsors: Lewben Art Foundation, Lithuanian Expatriate Art Foundation, Good Will Foundation, Valiunas Ellex, Tides
Exhibition will take place at the Tolerance Center of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum (Naugarduko st. 10/2, Vilnius)
The exhibition will be open from December 16, 2015 to March 13, 2016