Retne


Painting, Printmaking 131 Followers Member since 2019

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3 | Solo Expositions
2 | Collective Expositions
15 | Publications & Press

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Druskininkai, Lithuania

Member since Jan 17, 2019
Last modification date : Oct 18, 2021

Magic is everywhere. Its molecules are tiny, and you will only be able to notice them while being detached from reality.

Presentation & Biography

Arvydas Gaiciunas (Retne) - professional performing artist, magician, illusionist of Magic Theater "DiArchy". /YouTube/MagicDiArchy/

As a performing artist, he has created numerous international live performances and TV shows in over 34 countries since 1991 such as BBC TV show, FOX NEWS, Daily Record, etc.

He holds several world records:

"Frozen in ice" almost 64 hours.

"Underwater Breath-holding" almost 16 min.

Graduate of Moscow State College of Circus and Pop Art.

He completed the MoMA (New York) Course Certificates.

Retne's inspiration from Abstract Expressionism such as Willem De Kooning, Jackson Pollock.

Listed by worldwide art auctions.


Influences

Willem de Kooning, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Motherwell, Wassily Kandinsky, Rene Magritte, Paul Klee, Kurt Schwitters, Joan Miro, Jasper Johns, Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, Francis Bacon, Elaine de Kooning, Egon Schile, Edward Hopper, Edvard Munch, Cindy Sherman, Banksy, Ad Reinhardt, Alberto Giacometti, Amedeo Modigliani, Anatoly Zverev, Andreas Gursky, Arshile Gorky


Education

2019-2020 Modern Art & Ideas by The Museum of Modern Art on Coursera. New York, New York, United States
2018-2019 In the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting by The Museum of Modern Art on Coursera. New York, New York, United States
1984-1991 Moscow State College of Circus and Pop Art Moscow, Russia
Retne

The artist at work

Solo Expositions


2020 Exhibition of paintings by magic master Arvydas Gaičiūnas "Spontaneous Codes of Self-Expression / 4-13-52 /". Panevėžys, Lithuania

2019 Magical paintings by the famous magician A.Gaičiūnas are presented at Šiauliai Arena for the first time! Šiauliai, Lithuania

2018 Solo Art Exhibition Druskininkai, Lithuania

Collective Expositions


2021 ADAF 2020 Annual Dutch Art Fair Amsterdam, Netherlands

2020 Lockdown Sessions Antwerpen, Belgium

Publications & Press