Vaitiekūnas in the picture

Vaitiekūnas in Vilnius, 2012

Vaitiekūnas in Vilnius, 2012

 

 

Paul Richard (Povilas Ričardas) Vaitiekūnas is Lithuania’s best known living painter. He was born in Kaunas, 1940. In 1964 he graduated from the Lituanian State Institute for the Arts.

 

 

Vaitiekūnas lives and works in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius and in Mardasavas, a village not far from the place where Lithuania, Poland and Belarus meet.

 

Vaitiekūnas bij zijn waterput in Mardasavas, 2008

Vaitiekūnas at his well in Mardasavas, 2008

 

 

Works by Vaitiekūnas are in the collections of the Lithuanian Arts Museum (Vilnius), the Lithuanian National M. K. Čiurlionis Museum (Kaunas), the Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam) and in private collections.

 

 

 

 

More on Vaitiekūnas by Raminta Jurėnaitė, Modern Art Centre

Mardasavas, Litouwen

Mardasavas, Lithuania

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