Petras Repšys

September 15, 2023 / October 4, 2023


On 2023 September 15 (Friday) at 6 p.m. KADS Baroti Gallery (Dižioji vandens st. 2/ Aukštoji st. 1, Klaipėda) opens the exhibition of Petras Repšys's graphic works "DRAWINGS FOR GEDA". The exhibition is dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the poet Sigitas Geda.

On this year’s February 4th one of the most significant Lithuanian poets of all time, Sigitas Geda, turned 80 years old. On that occasion, an exhibition of drawings by the artist Petras Repšys, created especially for S. Geda's poetry collections, is opened. P. Repšys illustrated four books of S. Geda's poetry – Thrush (Strazdas) (1967), Sleeping Horses (Užmigę žirgeliai) (1970), Green Amber Necklaces (Žalio gintaro vėriniai) (1988) and Chest to catch the Spirits (Skrynelė dvasioms pagauti) (1998). It is the pencil, charcoal, and ink drawings of the last two books, in which Sigitas Geda, his father, house, homestead, visited places, rooms with things are exhibited in the exhibition. More than 30 works.

Exhibition curator: Tomas Ivanauskas