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Radio interviews

  In relation to the ongoing Sybils: Cycles of Memory exhibit at the Stevanovich Institute on the formation of Knowledge, University of Chicago, and the dedication of the atrium of this newly restored building in […]

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Sigita and Audrius V. Plioplys Atrium

Sigita and Audrius V. Plioplys My Cycles of Memory art installation has been so popular on the University of Chicago campus, that the Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge (SFIK) requested that I donate […]

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University of Chicago Atrium Dedication

Erythraean and Delphic Sybils archival print on polycarbonate, 8 x 4 feet, rotates 3 rpm, 2019 My Cycles of Memory art installation has been so popular on the University of Chicago campus, that the Institute […]

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Linksmu Velyku! Happy Easter!

Ramute Plioplys and her traditionally colored Easter eggs currently on display Decorating Easter eggs is a strong tradition in our family, and more generally, in Lithuanian culture. One person who perfected this art form of […]

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Ivan Karp: “So original, I’ve never seen art work like this before”

Portrait of Ivan Karp by Andy Warhol Ivan Karp (1926-2012) is a legend in contemporary art. He was the first art critic for the Village Voice. For ten years he worked as associate director of […]

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Origin of Originality

I have always considered originality to be a very important in creating art. Since launching my art career in 1976, I worked to be original and distinctive in my artistic undertakings. Originality has also played […]

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Children’s’ art work celebrates Lithuania’s 100 year anniversary

Three of the winning art works (clockwise from top left): Ula Louise Olson (9 years old, Arlington, Virginia),  Julyte Underyte (10 years old, Frisco, Texas) and Roberta Beresnevicius (10 years old, Lemont, Illinois) To celebrate […]

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Cycles of Memory: Donelaitis

Donelaitis (from the Whirling Memories series) 8 x 4 feet in size, rotating at 3 rpm. On display at the University of Chicago’s Institute on the Formation of Knowledge, 5737 S. University Ave., Chicago, as […]

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Hittite and Lithuanian ancient history at the Turkish Consulate and Jonas Basanavicius

Mantvydas Bekesius, Consul General of Lithuania, myself, and Umut Acar, Consul General of Turkey, next to Veil during the opening of the art exhibit Cosmic Consciousness at the Turkish consulate in downtown Chicago. I donated […]

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Columns of Dreams during the Beverly Art Walk

The series of light sculptures, Columns of Dreams, was on display at Trinity United Methodist Church, 9848 S. Winchester, Chicago, during the Studio Tour and the Beverly Art Walk which took place in September. I […]

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