Category Archives: Environmental Installations

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Blue Consciousness at center of Blue Man Group PR campaign

Blue Consciousness was commissioned by the Blue Man Group’s Briar Street Theater in Chicago, three years ago. The piece is 10 x 10 feet in size and was placed on the building’s south-facing exterior. It is […]

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Michigan Illuminated Thoughts reviewed in San Diego

Caption from The San Diego Union-Tribune:  Kylie Luttrell, 8, left, of Custer and her sister, Alex, 11, looks at Illuminated Thoughts by Audrius Plioplys in Grand Rapids, Michigan, during ArtPrize, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. (Neil Blake/The Grand Rapids […]

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There is no freedom without constraints

This summer and fall, when you drive into West Chicago, Illinois, the first street banner that you see is my art work “Constraints / Freedom”. This is one of 17 banners on public display as […]

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Siberia Souls at ArtPrize

Siberia Souls: Children (details) ArtPrize is the world’s largest competitive art exhibit. It takes over the entire city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, in the fall. Siberia Souls LED light sculpture installation has been selected for display at a  […]

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Columns of Dreams at Trinity Methodist

Interpretation of Dreams: Freud, on display at TUMC, as the LED color lights change Trinity United Methodist Church, 9848 S. Winchester Ave., is located in the Beverly neighborhood of Chicago. Last weekend I was invited […]

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On permanent display at the University of Chicago

With Macol Cerda we finished the permanent installation of the Columns of Thought at the University of Chicago’s Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge. The atrium is named after my wife, Sigita, and myself. […]

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Leon Berkowitz

The above image is Leon Berkowitz’s “Unities #16”, oil painting on canvas, 84 x 60 inches, 1972. When I dropped out of medicine to pursue art full-time, I moved to Washington DC. It was 1976 […]

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TV interview

“Community Connection” is a 30-minute program shown on CN100, the Comcast (Xfinity) TV network. This particular episode aired several times each day during July, 2019. It included a seven-minute interview with me as part of […]

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Meaning: over 40 years ago

Meaning was a multi-media installation at the Washington Project for the Arts, Washington DC. The exhibit took place in April 1978. It filled the available four exhibit halls which were on two floors. This was […]

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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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