The first photographers in 19th century in the Ottoman Empire were European and Christian. On view in the exhibition are works by three photographers of Armenian descent Mihran Iranian, Pascal Sébah and his son Jean (Johannes) Sébah, and one of French descent — Polycarpe Joaillier.
An exhibition of works by painter Nikolai Bogdanov-Belsky has opened at the Art Museum Riga Bourse. The artist is well known in both Russia and Latvia. There is constant interest in his art and his paintings are highly valued by art collectors as well being in demand at auctions in Latvia and abroad.
The exhibition presents artefacts of the spiritual and ritualistic life, such as figurines of goods and objects of rituals, of native peoples of regions we know little about, namely Australia and New Guinea.
The name of Nicholas Roerich (1874–1947), his creative oeuvre and social activism is famous throughout the whole world. His life at various stages was linked with several countries – with Russia, the USA, India and others. A particular place in the story of his life belongs to Latvia. The aim of this exhibition is to show the connection between a distinguished Russian artist and the country of his forefathers.
On the continuing journey towards a Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art, this is the first exhibition with which the Boris and Ināra Teterev Foundation in collaboration with the Latvian National Museum of Art is providing an opportunity to view examples from the finest collections of contemporary art in the Baltic Sea region.
The Aleksandrs Drēviņš and Nadezhda Udaltsova. In the Vortex of Time exhibition at the Art Museum RIGA BOURSE offers viewers in Riga, and visitors to the city, a chance to become familiar with the creative work of two outstanding, world famous early 20th century painters.
From 16 May until 5 July 2015, the exhibition “Art I’ve Lived With” from the Mikhail Baryshnikov Collection will be held at the Bosse Hall and Art Nouveau Salon of the Art Museum “Riga Bourse” in Riga (6 Dom Square). Project is a part of the Culture Programme of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The Boris and Ināra Teterev Foundation, to mark the fifth anniversary of its activities in Latvia, will provide a chance to see the works of such legendary personalities of the art world as Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Henri Matisse, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Marc Chagall, Raoul Dufy and Pablo Picasso, all at the one venue.
Italian art of the past centuries, especially painting, has pride of place in the displays of countless Western European art museums and they especially welcome exhibitions relating to the art of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries.