A FLUID STATE OF MIND: Baltic painting in the expanded field

Young Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian and Finnish artists, who tend to constantly question painting and its historical perception, present paintings in the expanded field. Today, painting addresses its relationship both as an object and as a system of images, creating hybrid artworks somewhere between painting, objects, screens and texts. Painting in an expanded field embodies the tensions that arise from the simultaneous presence and absence of painting: electronic media, performative events and theoretical texts intervene. All these elements constitute a completely new practice of contemporary painting in need of a new name.

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