The majority of the Lithuanian artist M. K. Čiurlionis’s (1875–1911) creative legacy is displayed here.
The 19 – 20 century art trends of symbolism and romanticism blend with abstraction in his works. Some critics call Čiurlionis a pioneer of abstract art and compare his œuvre with those of V. Kandinski, A. Böcklin, O. Redon, M. Klinger, and E. Munch. His very distinctive perception of space gives the impression of having been seen in bird flight. The paintings... Read more