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Viktoras Liutkus

Viktoras Liutkus

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1968-1973 – Vilnius University, Department of History

Positions

Since 2005
Head of the Department of Painting at the Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts

2003-2005
Director of Maldis Art Gallery, Vilnius

2001-2002 – lecturer at the Department of Communication of Vilnius University. Course for museum specialists.

Since 2001
Director of NGO “Cultural Observatory”
Lecturer on Culture Policy at Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, UNESCO Chair for Cultural Management and Cultural Policy.

2000-2001
Manager of training programs at Lithuanian Cultural Administrators Training Centre

1999 – 2000
Adviser to the Minister of Culture of Lithuania

1997 – 1999
Secretary for Science and Curator of International programs at the Lithuanian Art Museum, Vilnius

1994 – 1997 and 1999 – 2000
Lithuanian delegate to the Culture Committee of the Council of Europe

1996 – 1997
Head of European Integration Division at the Ministry of Culture

1990 – 1996
Head of Fine Arts Division at the Ministry of Culture

1987 – 1990
Executive Director at the Lithuanian Artists’ Union

1981 – 1990
Scientific researcher at the Institute of Culture and Art of the Academy of Science of Lithuania

1976 – 1981
Civil servant at the Department of Culture institutions of the Ministry of Culture

1973-1975
National service in Soviet Army

Membership

Since 1991
Member of AICA, Lithuanian section. The First President of the Section in 1991-1995.

Since 1989
Member of Lithuanian Artists’ Group 24

1989 – 1995
member of the Editorial board of monthly journal “ Kultūros barai”

1983-1993; since 2003 –
Member of Lithuanian Artists’ Association

Selected Bibliography

A. Books on Lithuanian Art and Artists:
2006
Antanas Samuolis. Painting. Monography. Publishing Centre of Lithuanian Artists’ Association (in Lithuanian, English);

2005
Eugenijus Antanas Cukermanas. Published by Lietuvos Aidas gallery (article on artist’s drawings. In Lithuanian, English)
Mindaugas Skudutis. Series Contemporary Lithuanian Artists. Publishing Centre of Lithuanian Artists’ Association (in Lithuanian, English)

2004
Romanas Vilkauskas. Series Contemporary Lithuanian Artists. Publishing Centre of Artists’ Association (in Lithuanian, English)

2003
Antanas Mončys. Sculpture, Drawings, Painting. Monograpfy. Publishing Centre of Lithuanian Artists’ Association (in Lithuanian, French)
Išeivijos dailė. Tarp prisirišimo ir išsilaisvinimo / Emigration Art. Between Attachment and Liberation. Vilnius. Kultūros filosofijos ir meno institutas. (article: Tradicijų tąsa avangardo apsuptyje / Prolongation of Traditions in the Ambience of Avant Garde)

2001
Broadening Streams of National Art. Breaking the Barriers: Art under the Pressure of Soviet Ideology from World War II to Glastnost. In : Art of The Baltics. Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey . 2001. P. 289 – 353 (in English)

2000
Viktoras Vizgirda. Monography. Vilnius Academy of Fine Art Publishing House (in Lithuanian, English);

1990
XX amž. lietuvių dailės istorija. III. 1940-1960./ The History of Lithuanian Art of 20th Century. vol. 3. 1940- 1960. (chapters on Lithuanian painting, aquarelle; in Lithuanian)

1989
Vytautas Kairiūkštis. Straipsniai. Paskaitos. Dokumentai. Laiškai. Amžininkų atsiminimai. Vilnius, Vaga/ Articles. Lecturers. Documents. Letters.
Memoir of Contemporaries. Vilnius. Vaga (Article: V.Kairiūkštis as art critic; comments)

B. Articles:
2008
“Vytauto Kairiūkščio (1890-1961) suprematistinė kūryba ir fotomontažai” In.: Menotyra.
2008. T.15. Nr. 2.

2008
Lithuanian Art and the Avant-Garde of the 1920s. In.: Lituanus, vol. 54:2 (2008)

2006
Naujasis menas ir Vytauto Kairiūkščio XX a. trečiojo dešimtmečio kūryba / New Art and oeuvre of Vytautas Kairiūkštis in 20s of XX century. In.: Formų difuzijos XX a. dailėje. Acta Academia Atrium Vilnensis. N.43.

2005
Lietuvos dailės avangardas. Ištakos, įtakos ir stilistinės transformacijos / Lithuanian Avant Garde. Beginning, Influences and Stylistic transformations. In.: Estetikos ir meno filosofijos transformacijos. Kultūros, filosofijos ir meno institutas. Vilnius

2004
Vladas Eidukevičius – vienišas vizionierius / Vladas Eidukevičius – Lonely Visionary/. In.: Kultūros barai, nr. 10

1993
Dzialalność V.Kairiūksztisa w Wilnie. In.: Konteksty, 1993, vol. 12.

1992
Laikas ir erdvė lietuvių tapyboje. 1945-1990. / Time and Space in Lithuanian Painting. In.:“Šiuolaikinės lietuvių dailės horizontai”, Vilnius, Vaga. .
Autoportretas lietuvių tapyboje: keli požiūriai / Self- portret in Lithuanian Painting: several approaches. In.: “Žmogus ir aplinka XXa. Lietuvos dailėje”, Vilnius.

1991
Palyginimai: J.Vienožinskis – V.Kairiūkštis./ Comparisons: J.Vienožinskis – V.Kairiūkštis . In.: Literatūra ir menas, 1991 kovo 2 d.

1989
Eesti maalikunsti retsepsioonist Leedus /Estijos tapybos recepcija Lietuvoje/ Reseption of Estonoan Painting in Lithuania. In: Kogude Teatmik, Tartu (In Estonian)

1988
Iroonia ja grotesk baltimaade maalikunstis / Ironija ir groteskas Pabaltijo tapyboje / Irony and grotesque in the Baltic Sea States Painting. In.: Kunst, 72/2 (In Estonian)

1987
Tapybos nacionalinio savitumo klausimai lietuvių dailėtyroje (1900- 1940) / The Issues of National Identity in Lithuanian Art Critics (1900 – 1940). In.: Dailėtyra, t..2, Vilnius, Vaga.

1985
Apie dokumentiškumą tapyboje / On Documental Image in Painting. In. Kultūros barai, 1985 nr. 4.

1981
Raida, koncepcijos, įvairovė. Kelios mintys apie 8-ojo deš. lietuvių tapybą / Development, conceptions, variety. Some points on Lithuanian Painting of 70s. In.: Pergalė 1981 nr. 12.

1980
Apie sąlygiškumą ir deformaciją tapyboje / On Convention and Deformation in Painting. In.: Pergalė, 1980 nr. 3

C. Catalogues:

2008
Lietuvos tapybos paroda Graikijoje (Atėnai) “Iš lietaus šalies”. Įv. straipsnis. / The Exibition of Painting of Lithuania “ From the rain country”. Athens. Introductory word.

1999
The Time of Blossoming Apple Trees in Lithuanian Painting. Lithuanian painting. 1920 – 1940. Exhibition from the collections of the Lithuanian Art Museum in Latvian State Art Museum, Riga. Catalogue published by Lithuanian Art Museum

1998
Povilas Puzinas. Kūrybos paroda. Įv. straipsnis. Katalogas. Lietuvos dailės muziejus / Povilas Puzinas. Painting. Introductory word. Catalogue. Lithuanian Art Museum.

1993
Vytautas Kairiūkštis – the pioneer of Lithuanian avantgarde. In: “ W 70 rocznicę Wystawy Nowej Sztuki. Wilno. 1923.”/ The 70th Anniversary of the New Art Exhibition in Vilnius.1923.- in: Catalogue of the exhibition in Museum Sztuki Lodz, Poland (in English and Polish)

1990, 1992, 1997
Catalogues of the exhibitions of the Artists’ Group “24”. Painting and Sculpture. Vilnius Contemporary Art Centre; Haselbek, Stockholm; Riga Art Museum (in Lithuanian and English)

1990
Apokalypse und Glaube. Exhibition of Lithuanian Contemporary Art. Published by Marburg University, Germany (In German)

1987
Kostas Dereškevičius. Tapyba. Katalogas. Vilniaus Šiuolaiknio meno centras / Kostas Dereškevičius. Painting. Catalogue. Vilnius Contemporary Art Centre.

Internship
1999 November.
MOMA, NY.

Congresses, conferences
1994
AICA. Participation in AICA Congress in Stocholm

Membership
since 1991
the first President and member of the National Section of International Association of Art Critics (IAAC/AICA).

since 1989
member of the first Post-war Lithuanian group of artists’ “24”

1983
member of the Lithuanian Artists’ Association

Cultural Policy Research Studies

2002
Lithuanian Regional Culture Development Program. Commissioned by the Ministry of Culture. Adopted by the Government of Lithuania.
Cultural Development Program of Panevežys district. Commissioned by Panevėžys municipality.

1999 – 2000
Curator, Statistics and legislation data for the Project “Institutional Engineering and Management of Change in Cultural Sector of Latvia and Lithuania” (in co-operation with FinnEKVIT, Finland, Ministry of Culture of Latvia).

1999 – 2000
Principles of Lithuanian Cultural Policy. Co-ordinator and member of Draft Group of Experts at the Ministry of Culture. The Document adopted by the Government of Lithuania in 2001.

Since 1999
Author of Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe: Lithuania

1997
Cultural Policy in Lithuania. Two aspects. In: Cultural Policy in The Baltic States during the transition period- in: Conference’s material. Riga, 1997. P. 27-34. (In English)3

1996 – 1997
Head of the Lithuanian group of experts and Chief-editor of the National report “Cultural Policy in Lithuania”. Program of the Council of Europe “National Cultural Policy Reviews”. Strasbourg. 1997.

Selected publications on Cultural Policy

2001
Lietuvos regionų kultūra: permainų link ar atgal į centrą?// In: Kultūros barai, n. 12. P.2-6 // Regional Culture in Lithuania: Toward Reforms or Back to the Centre? (in Lithuanian).
Regioninė kultūra: Europos ir Lietuvos patirtis // In: Kultūros aktualijos, nr. 3. (Culture of Regions: European and Lithuanian experiences. In Lithuanian).

1998
State and Artists: between tension and cooperation // In: ARSIS, 1998, No. 1. P. 31-32. Helsinki (in English).
Cultural Policy in Lithuania. Two aspects // In: Cultural Policy in The Baltic States during the transition period. Conference material. Riga, 1997. P. 27-34. (In English).

1997
Privatization/Desetatisation and Culture. Limitations or opportunities for cultural development in Europe?// In: Conference Reader. Amsterdam. P. 136 – 138.

Participation in conferences on cultural policy: Sostacholm (Sweden, 1994), Aarhus (Denmark,1995), Riga (Latvia, 1996), Liubljana (Slovenia, 1997), Valmiera (Latvia, 1998), Tallinn (2000)