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VoyageChicago and Summer Solstice

A week ago, a very nice article about my art work appeared in VoyageChicago, a weekly arts and culture magazine. Here is the link: http://voyagechicago.com/interview/check-audrius-plioplyss-artwork/ In the photograph, Sigita, my dear wife, and I are […]

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The voice of the voice is as a first-generation God in a set of insets

Libyan Sybil First must be conciliation. But these are battles, and they are fought alone. First, the strong ones, then the weak, then the confused. The same passion from each group. The voice of the […]

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Columns of Thought at the University of Chicago

Columns of Thought were installed at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel from April through May, 2018. These columns are free-stanidng, independent structures, paralleling our own human existence. The images consist neuronal profiles intertwined with my own MRI […]

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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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Seizure magazine and Sybil

One of the most important epilepsy journals is the European journal Seizure. It is an honor to have my recent art work, Sybil’s Mind: Purple, illustrate the front cover of the current issue. In 1980 […]

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First contemporary art in the Oriental Institute collection

In 2017, the University of Chicago’s Oriental Institute acquired it’s first examples of contemporary art, which were added to it’s permanent collection. These two pieces were my own 10 x 20 foot paintings, Veil and […]

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Gutauskas: Elskus, Kezys

Vaclovas Gutauskas, SJ, in his office on wheels. Photograph by Algimantas Kezys. Since 1976, I have been collecting my family, and the Plioplys surname, histories. My father’s death in 1974 gave me the impetus to […]

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Marija Gimbutas Memorial Lecture: Marija Rediviva

Marija Gimbutas (1921-1994) was a world-famous archeologist. She uncovered and described an ancient European civilization which predated the arrival of Indo-Europeans. This culture was matri-focal, agrarian and peaceful. They worshiped what Gimbutas called, the Mother […]

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Beverly Art Walk: paintings and columns

Columns of Thought on display at the Beverly Art Center The annual Beverly Art Walk took place on October 7, 2017. A total of five of my art works were showcased: three light sculptures and […]

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