AUSTRALIAN LATVIAN ARTISTS
Book to be launched in Rīga,
Latvia on 24 September, 2009
Following the Sydney launch in Decemebr 2008, the book will
be launched in Latvia in 2009. The launch will take place
in Rīga on Thursday 24 September 2009 from 5-7pm at the Latvian
National Museum of Art, K.Valdemara Street 10a. The book will
be launched by the Director of the Museum, Māra Lāce.
here to see the invitation to the book launch in Rīga.
If you would like to attend the launch in Rīga, please RSVP
as shown on the invitation.
The book presents brief biographic details, artists statements
and examples of the work of 103 Australian Latvian artists.
An introductory essay by art historian Dr Rex Butler provides
an artistic context for the artists and works featured in
the book, and nine additional essays about the Latvian community
in Australia provide a cultural context.
- In English and Latvian
- Hard cover, 256 pages, size 210mm x 259mm, printed on
quality art paper.
- Features over 200 colour reproductions of artists works,
statements and biographies.
- Essays by art historian Dr Rex Butler, playwright Janis
- Additional essays on the Latvian Community and its development,
Latvian choral tradition, Latvian theatre in Australia,
Latvian handcrafts, Latvian Sport, Latvian fraternities
and sororities, and Latvian folk dancing
TO ORDER THE BOOK
Price AUS$65 plus postage. The book can
be ordered from the Australian Latvian Artists Association.
click here to download the order form.
Payment by cheque, money order, or electronic bank transfer.
Sorry, at present we cannot accept credit card payments
THE SYDNEY BOOK LAUNCH
The book was launched on 27 December, 2008 by Dr
Click here to listen to the speeches
and see photos of the book launch.
In order to raise money for publishing the book,
ALMA held a raffle.
Click here to see the results of