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After opening at the Latvian Center Garezers in the summer of 2010, “Artist in Exile” traveled to Minneapolis in October, then Cleveland in November. It will next be seen in Philadelphia, in January 2011. Pēc Gaŗezera atklāšanas 2010 g. vasarā, izstāde ceļoja uz Mineapoli (oktobrī), tad Klīvlandi (novembrī), un 2011 g. janvārī būs skatāma Filadelfijā.

The Artist in Exile: Latvian Refugee Art 1944-1950 -  Opens July 24, 2010
Mākslinieks trimdā: latviešu bēgļu māksla 1944-1950 -  Atklāšana 2010 g. 24. jūlijā

The Artist in Exile is the second traveling exhibition organized by the Global Society, and is presented in collaboration with the Klinklāva Gallery at the Latvian Center Garezers in Three Rivers, Michigan.  The exhibit features work by 24 artists created when these artists were living as displaced persons during the years 1944-1950.  After the opening reception on July 24, the exhibit has been traveling  to centers of Latvian diaspora culture throughout the United States. Organizations interested in hosting the exhibit should contact the Global Society (leldekalmite81@gmail.com) for additional information.

A full-color 60-page exhibition catalogue that includes reproductions of all exhibited work, essay by Klinklava Gallery Director Līga Ejupe, artists’ memoirs, and historic photos, is available for purchase online.
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Artists whose work is pictured at top of page from left to right:
Ilga Reke Andersons, Gerda Roze, Visvaldis Reinholds


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