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Behind the White Curtain


Šiuolaikinio meno centras (Contemporary Art Center), Vilnius



This publication serves as the catalogue for Mikšys’s work in the Lithuanian Pavilion at the 2011 Venice Biennale, as well as a tool for the artist’s project there. Viewers used the catalogue to select items that they wished to view from the collection of work that Mikšys had assembled. As described in the catalogue’s forward: “This book serves as a catalogue for a temporary art collection comprising works by artists who received stipends from the Lithuanian state between 1992 and 2010. Over 300 artists were recipients of these awards; 173 of which accepted the invitation to contribute to this collection....Herein you can choose actual artworks to select for your own personal viewing. They will be brought out from behind the white curtain*...”


Behind the White Curtain - exh cat