Held for the seventh time, ArtVilnius’16 has well established itself in the local and global art markets, becoming one of the must-visit places for art lovers. This is also confirmed by impressive figures: last year the art fair was proud to meet a total of 18.5 thousand visitors; about 100 works of art were sold for EUR 200 thousand and some works are still under negotiation. Among the exhibitors, there were 55 galleries from 15 countries of the world; the project hall presented outstanding collections of works by world’s famous contemporary artists; the event was given broad coverage in the local and foreign media.
A guest country of ArtVilnius’16 will be Poland, a country with a really impressive contemporary art stage which is, however, not very well known to the visitors of ArtVilnius.
As in previous years, ArtVilnius’16 will follow the tradition of selecting the best galleries and artists. There will be conferences, public discussions and educational programmes addressing art and collecting topics. As usual, the exhibition of large-size sculptures and installations TAKAS (PATH) will display works by Lithuanian and foreign artists.