PARADE extract

The Lewben Art Foundation extends its heartfelt invitation to celebrate the artwork created by female artists!

Tschabalala Self
Tschabalala Self. Mane (detail), 2016. Collection of the Lewben Art Foundation.

The Lewben Art Foundation extends its heartfelt invitation to celebrate the artwork created by female artists and to commemorate the 17 February 1918, the first day after Lithuania declared its independence, the day when the first protest took place where thousands of people gathered and adopted a petition calling for the inclusion of women in the Council of Lithuania. It is worth mentioning that this year Europe is to devote its main exhibition spaces to works by female artists in recognition of gender inequality in the world of art. At the same time, it is celebrating the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote, including the opportunity to study arts without any restrictions. The ‘PARADE Extract’ and the new album are devoted to the artwork created by the artists from the collection of the Lewben Art Foundation. ‘What Took You So Long’ is our way to celebrate the impressive works of art and significant changes in humanity.


Opening night – 14 February 2019 at 18:30, Artists’ Association gallery (Vokiečių st. 2, Vilnius)

Curator – Monika Krikštopaitytė

Organisers: Lewben Art Foundation, Lithuanian Expatriate Art Foundation

Coordinators: Ugnė Bužinskaitė, Giedrė Marčiulaitė, Indrė Tubinienė

Partner – Artists’ Association gallery 

Friends: Contemporary Art Centre, IMPLMNT architects, Flügger, Kalba plytos

Artists: Kristina Ališauskaitė, Keren Cytter, Monika Furmana, Eglė Gineitytė, Andrea Joyce Heimer, Patricija Jurkšaitytė, Teresa Margolles, Ieva Martinaitytė-Mediodia, Vita Opolskytė, Eglė Ridikaitė, Tschabalala Self, Laisvydė Šalčiūtė, Elena Urbaitytė (Urbaitis), Kazė Zimblytė

Design – Vilius Dringelis

Sponsors: "Lewben Group", "Enercom Capital", "Strategy Labs", "Nordgain", "Lewben Investment Management", "Ellex Valiunas", "Orion", Živilė and Jonas Garbaravičius, Lithuanian Artists’ Association, "Spaudos idėjos"

Media sponsors: "7md",, "Echo Gone Wrong", 15min


PARADE extract
Artists’ Association gallery (Vokiečių st. 2, Vilnius)
2019 02 14–03 08 

Photoreportage from the opening of the "PARADE Extract" New artwork by Pedro Reyes entered the Lewben Art Foundation's collection
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