Izbaudi Rīgu

Gallery Daugava, Ausekļa Street

"Daugava" is a place where one can become acquainted with Latvian contemporary art, take in personal exhibitions or conceptual displays organized by the gallery's curator, as well as purchase art periodicals and works of art.

The gallery displays Latvian contemporary painters, sculptors, ceramists, etc. The huge permanent collection is regularly displayed for public view at various exhibitions.

"Daugava" is open since November 1993. For years it has represented and promoted Latvian artists not only to the local public, but also to foreign audiences via various projects abroad. The gallery is headed by the art historian, Anda Treija.

"Daugava" also publishes catalogues and art albums.

Saistītie pasākumi

13 Sep - 21 Oct

Exhibitions

Līga Purmale solo exhibition

13 Sep - 21 Oct
Līga Purmale (1948) has painted close-ups of poppy blossoms and red-currant clusters, misty fields, fir trees that look like cathedrals, the city at night and reflections in the window. Līga has painted temperamental and passionate dancers, and athletes in the heat of battle. Each one of us has a Līga Purmale - dreamy, temperamental, vital, secretive, and all together an excellent painter. The exhibition will feature her work of the past two years.

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13 Sep - 21 Oct

Exhibitions

Aija Zariņa solo-exhibition - Your Child II

13 Sep - 21 Oct
In her exhibition, Aija Zariņa (1954) continues her thoughts which were started with the 2011 exhibition Children of Earth at the Daugava Gallery. In Aija's paintings, Earth is a living being, alive are its oak trees, hills, rivers, winds, and us. As children we are born, grow and die in its love, while at the same time frequently not just hurting one another, but also this Earth. Are we possible of change? Hope dies last...Aija speaks about this as directly as a child would, with her power of color and lines.

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25 Oct - 02 Dec

Exhibitions

Andris Eglītis solo-exhibition

25 Oct - 02 Dec
Artist Andris Eglītis is not predictable, as he does not keep to one specific idea or style. Andris Eglītis has a distinctive interest in the relation between space, material and importance. ''I create some sort of stereotype, which people then begin to associate me with, and then I quickly flee from this. There was once Eglītis with mud, then a period - Eglītis constructing, and there was even a period with Eglītis with the skies,'' the artist points out.

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06 Dec - 13 Jan

Exhibitions

Dainis Pundurs solo-exhibition - Keramika

06 Dec - 13 Jan
Artist Dainis Pundurs (1965) has chosen clay, stone clay and porcelain as the visualization materials for his thoughts and view of the world - basically, all ceramics materials. This is likely due to the fact that the artist is from Latgale, the region of Latvia with deep and strong ceramics, more precisely pottery, traditions. In his essence, Dainis Pundurs is a conceptualist. Each piece of work, collection or exhibition has a certain concept.

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