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Over 100,000 have strolled through Latvian pavilion at Venice Biennial

RIGA, Aug 27 (LETA) - Latvia's exposition at the 55th Venice Biennial - "North by Northeast", which opened on May 31, has already been visited by over 100,000 people.

The 100,000 mark was reached this past weekend, and it doubles the number exposition organizers ("kim?" contemporary arts center) had predicted.

Dita Birkensteina from "kim? underlined that the Latvian pavilion has earned major attention and accolades from foreigners - art experts and the media.

For example, "North by Northeast", is among five national expositions that the arts news portal "Blouin Artinfo" is calling "must see" and "highly recommended".

The exposition features the creative genius of two artists - Kaspars Podnieks and Kriss Salmanis, and an international team of curators-organizers, including "kim?".
leta.lv
27-08-2013
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