Exhibition time: 15-24 11 2019

Venue: 72 Pimlico Road, London, SW1W 8, UK


Private View of Česlovas Lukenskas (LT) and Arthur Laidlaw (UK/DE) exhibition Charcoal City curated by Hugo Barclay (UK), will be held on 14th of November 2019 at 72 Pimlico Road, London, SW1W 8.


Exhibition is open: from the 15th to 24th of November, visiting hours: 10 am to 7 pm. 

Exhibition organized by art agency ArtThou, curator: Hugo Barclay (UK).


Česlovas Lukenskas:

"essential ideological symbols / icons / signs, touching in particular traumatic experiences of human in recent ages. Signs pool to demolish representatives and identities of other signs. For some mythologems, victims and executioners, eternities and dusts of temporary, renouncing the highest humanity values, finds themselves in the face of question of the meaning of existence without answers. The only answer is repentance.

Lord, have mercy on us."

Already classic of Lithuanian contemporary Česlovas Lukenskas - maintain cherishing wildness and particular chaos. Artist uses recycled materials for his CREMATES. He puts burnt wooden various shapes, baring symbolic meaning, objects under the glass and exposes it. Česlovas Lukenskas, who is one of pioneers of contemporary objects Lithuanian art and reformers, operates here good quantity (a lot!) of framed burnt wooden objects, what may refer conservation of the meaning.

Česlovas Lukenskas - installation, object, action and performance artist, who has musical education. He is one of pioneers of contemporary Lithuanian art and reformers, member of meaningful artists group - "Post Ars", who trembled in in art scene around 1990s and maintains it as vital power till today.


Exhibition is part of gallery's international cultural exchange project “Art line”. The project is presented by Lithuanian Council for Culture.