Visionary Structures
The exhibition offers an insight into Latvia’s avant-garde art in the 20th and 21st centuries – showcasing works by seven Latvian artists (Karl Iognason, Gustav Klutsis, Valdis Celms, Jānis Krievs, Artūrs Riņķis, Gints Gabrāns and Voldemārs Johansons), who represent different generations, each of whom is a trendsetting artistic innovator of his era. Through their works, these artists provide a view into the most experimental and utopian artistic values of their day, as well as into their historical transformations.

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V. Celms Tornis (1)

The central idea for the exhibition architecture was to provide a spatial envelope for each of the artworks - a dark background that creates an illusion of infinite depth. A microcosm for the artists' structures to spread within.
(Image - V.Celms. Tower.)

Exhibition at the National Library of Latvia, Riga, 2014.

Exhibition at BOZAR Centre for fine arts, Brussels, 2015.

Location: LNB, Riga / BOZAR Centre for fine arts, Brussels
Curator: Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art
Architecture: GAISS
Team: Kārlis Melzobs, Arnita Melzoba
Graphic design: RIJADA
Timeline: 2014 - 2015
Photography: Ansis Starks, Andri Haflidason
Awards: Annual Design Award by the Latvian Association of Designers in the category "Environmental design"