From 9th to 12th of June, at the international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’16, taking place in the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO, the Lewben Art Foundation will present the exposition “Shaping Ideas: Sculptures”.
This exposition presents work by nine contemporary artists: Hans Op de Beeck (b. 1969, Belgium), Jake & Dinos Chapman (b. 1966 and 1962, Great Britain), Michael Dean (b. 1977, Great Britain), Marcel Dzama (b. 1974, Canada–USA), Kendell Geers (b. 1968, South Africa–Belgium), Petrit Halilaj (b. 1986, Kosovo–Germany), Thomas Houseago (b. 1972, Great Britain–USA), Bertrand Lavier (b. 1949, France), Mandla Reuter (b. 1974, South Africa–Germany). All artists on show in this exposition are recognised worldwide. Their work was presented at some of the most esteemed art institutions in the world, including MoMA PS1 in New York, Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London, The Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, the PinchukArtCentre in Kiev (Ukraine), Tate Britain in London, Centre Pompidou in Paris. Also their work have been shown at the most important exhibitions all over the world, such as Documenta and The Carnegie International, and have been included in the most important biennials, including Venice Biennale, Berlin Biennale, Havana Biennale, Istanbul Biennale, Taipei Biennale and Lyon Biennale. Works by some artists are held in major museum collections, including the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the Tate Gallery in London, the Museum of Modern Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.