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Quantum Consciousness: Further Investigation

These are two subsequent musings about quantum consciousness where I am using oil paints to investigate this elusive concept. It was 50 years ago that I started to embark on my art career. At that […]

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Saul Ploplys Automation and Manufacturing Lab

My cousin, Saulius Ploplys, was honored on Friday, March 6, with the grand opening of the Saul Ploplys Automation and Manufacturing Lab at Buffalo Grove High School in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. This laboratory was built […]

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The Second Marija Gimbutas Memorial Lecture is on line

On February 5, Petra Goedegebuure, of the Oriental Institute, gave the Second Marija Gimbutas Memorial Lecture. The title of her talk was “Anatolians on the Move: From Kurgans to Kanesh”. The presentation was extremely well […]

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Memory Threads at the Monkute-Marks Museum

Lithuania’s National Library of Medicine organized a splendid exhibit of my artwork entitled Memory Threads (Atminties Gijos). I am pleased to announce that this exhibit has moved and will be displayed at the Janina Monkute-Marks […]

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Marija Gimbutas Memorial Lecture

Marija Gimbutas (1921-1994) Marija Gimbutas was a renowned Lithuanian American archeologist whose major research accomplishments were in the Neolithic and Bronze Age cultures of “Old Europe”, and her “Kurgan Hypothesis” in which the Proto-Indo-European origins […]

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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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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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Sybil’s Mind: Blue at the University Club of Chicago

Sybil’s Mind: Blue, a recently completed piece, has been selected for an exhibit at the University Club of Chicago. This is a premier organization in Chicago, located across Michigan Avenue from the Art Institute of […]

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Columns of Thought at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago

Detail from Dreamscape: Beckett’s Godot, as the colored lights change. Ten of my light sculptures from the series Columns of Thought, will be displayed at the University of Chicago’s Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. The exhibit will […]

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