Postapocalypse – exhibition of Stasys Eidrigevicius’ paintings | Wirydarz Art Gallery, Grodzka 19
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the mask to the forefront, concealing both beauty and ugliness, youth and old age, making people look alike. The mask has taken precedence, pushing the individual into the background. For example, a chamber ensemble concert recorded two years ago was recently televised, featuring musicians wearing masks, leaving only the music to be appreciated while observing the masks. In the exhibition “Postapocalypse,” the mask commands attention, imbued with a spiritual essence, much like a face on a mask. I presented a similar concept in my exhibition titled “Face on the Mask” (“Veidas ant kaukes”) at the Lithuanian National Art Gallery in Vilnius back in 2011. As people fade away, the mask endures. I immortalise it, attributing significance and context to its presence.
Artist: Stasys Eidrigevicius / Wirydarz Gallery
When: 3/ June 2023, 19.00-0.00
Where: Wirydarz art gallery, Grodzka 19