Works of Mindaugas Navakas are well-known even to those who don’t have a specific interest in art, since his colossal sculptural objects are an important part of both Lithuanian and abroad public spaces and buildings. These are works such as “The Hook” on the former palace of railway workers in Vilnius, “Two-Storey” next to Neris river or “Four Large Reliant Sculptures” next to MO museum. Navakas is a part of the generation that in the 70s – 80s revived the expression of sculpture as well as contributed to the whole conceptual change of sculpture in Lithuania. Navakas is more of a sculptor-researcher, constantly analysing various materials. He does not avoid working with huge scale sculptures, nor with smaller plastics, photography or graphic art. Navakas allows the material be the answer to sometimes serious, sometimes ironic point of view to the surroundings.

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