Exhibition “Archaeologists of Memory: Vitols Contemporary Art Collection”

Archaeologists of Memory is the first exhibition to offer in-depth theme-based insight into the Vitols Contemporary, one of the most intriguing art collections in the Baltics, focused on the contemporary art of Central and Eastern Europe. The collection includes close to 1000 artworks from more than 150 artists. In the words of the collectors, Irina Vītola and Māris Vītols, their collection has been inspired by their interest in the tremendous social and political changes in Central and Eastern Europe since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, as well as by the cultural diversity of the region. The exhibition presents artworks from Latvia, Romania, Poland, Russia, Czechia, Lithuania, Estonia, Georgia, Slovakia, Albania and Ukraine.