Anete Kalniņa's solo exhibition “Gallery Heartbeat” is a symbiosis of three dominant motifs: light, lightness and heart. The heart is the “vein” of the artist, which permeates the paintings of the exhibition. It is this aspect that turns abstract landscapes into more personal, intuitive paintings.
A distinctive style of artworks by Aneta Kalniņa creates a versatile style, permeated by natural motifs and abstract elements. The artist is not afraid of “empty” areas on the canvases, creating seasoned and harmonious compositions with the help of a masterful combination of various materials and contrasting color blocks.
“The art-works, presented at the exhibition, are an illustration of my internal conditions at different periods of time. The emotions and memories I have experienced, transferred to the canvases. Pictures are evidence of acquired life experience. In order to realize and “live through” a situation, I need to depict it.
After several months of self-isolation, representatives of the contemporary art gallery ArtAlea offer to remember the beautiful and invite to the pre-auction exhibition of modern art “Virus of Happiness”.
In the frameworks of the summer auction collected works by nine Latvian artists: paintings by Edmund Lucis, Dita Lusa, Artur Akopyan, Lasma Puyate, Marek Gurecki, Baiba Abelite, Diana Adamaite, Justine Luce and Eduard Dubrovsky. Through their work, art masters express their indifference to what is happening around, since each event affects feelings, emotions, memories and hopes.
The exhibition "Virus of Happiness" is named after the painting of the same name by the Latvian artist Arthur Akopyan. The concept is based on an attempt to convey the individual's worldview under conditions of physical distance, which forces one to plunge into happy and serene memories. The conditions of reality are the pursuit of a global virus of happiness with a widespread risk of infection and a nagging ...