Category Archives: Neoconceptual Art

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Art marathon starts in Kybartai

This September, I will be having a marathon of art exhibits in Lithuania. The first one is in the Algimantas Kezys Art Gallery which is part of the Kybartai Cultural Center. A selection from six […]

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Purchase a Plioplys Non-Fungible Token, honor Marija Gimbutas and support the Lithuanian Center

Lithuanian Ancestry, 2021, Non-Fungible Token. Recently, in the world of cryptocurrency, a digital artist, Beeple, sold a collage of his work for $69 million. The New York Times sold a published article for $500,000. Now […]

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Laumes Juosta / Fairy’s Sash

“Fairy’s Sash” is a 11 x 60-foot size, wall-mounted installation at the Lithuanian Museum of Art in Lemont, Illinois. In it, black and white thought fragments, almost all with word segments, were affixed to the […]

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Lithuanian of the Week (Savaites lietuvis)

On Sunday, March 7, the Lithuanian national television program “Širdyje lietuvis” aired an interview with me during which I was declared “Lithuanian of the Week”. Quite an honor! In early December, Orijus Gasanovas with his […]

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Art videos for the autumn

Rimas Ribkevicius and Loreta (nee Plioplys) Brovkiene, 1 Birute Street, Virbalis, Lithuania This past month has been extremely busy. I traveled to Lithuania to speak at a neurology conference in Vilnius, and to attend my […]

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Neuroscience / creativity and the youth

Simply Neuroscience is an international organization dedicated to educating high school and college students about the neurosciences, from an interdisciplinary perspective. They have organized their first virtual conference which takes over the upcoming two weekends. […]

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Starving artist

When I graduated medical school, I knew that I was only going to do my internship at the University of Wisconsin hospitals in Madison, and then drop out of medicine entirely to do art. I […]

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Chicago Gallery News and The Spoken Word

Chicago Gallery News is the primary source of information regarding the visual arts in Chicago. Today, in their weekly email blast, they featured my installation The Spoken Word as their headline. This is quite an […]

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Poetry art installation exhibit opening Sunday, July 19

The Board of Directors of the Lithuanian Center, after seeing my two spoken word art installations, were so taken by them that they insisted on organizing an opening reception. I was very flattered by this […]

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Spoken Word (Poetry) is Ascendant

A historic event took place this June 30th. Actually, two historical events took place that same day. My daughter, Ausrine, works as a producer for the TV show America’s Got Talent. I watch the episodes […]

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