April 19—May 31, 2014

Marija & Petras Olšauskai: Miss Bird

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“But what can I write! Such words as jets, fountains, waves, spray convey some idea of order and regularity, but here there was none . . . . It was all confusion, commotion, force, terror, glory, majesty, mystery, and even beauty. “

                                                          Miss Bird’s impression on the Kilauea volcano.
From: Wonders of the Volcano, Ascott R. Hope, 1880

The Gardens and Art in General and  are pleased to present Miss Bird, an exhibition by Marija & Petras Olšauskai, on view from April 19 – May 31, 2014. This is the fourth exhibition in The Gardens’ yearlong curatorial residency at Art in General.

Marija Olšauskaitė (b. 1989) is an artist living and working in Vilnius, Lithuania. Olšauskaitė studied sculpture at Vilnius Academy of Arts, Vilnius. Recent exhibitions include: solo exhibition at Round Studio, Vilnius (2013); Auction, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius (2012); solo exhibition at The Gardens, Vilnius (2012); and Ornament, National Gallery of Art, Vilnius (2012).

Petras Olšauskas (b. 1987) is an artist living and working in Vilnius, Lithuania. Olšauskas studies sculpture at Vilnius Academy of Arts. Recent group shows: Exhibition on Stage God from Machine, Vilnius (2013), and Anne, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius (2013).

Art in General is a nonprofit organization that assists artists with the production and presentation of new work. Art in General was founded in 1981 and in its 30 years, the organization has emerged as one of New York City’s leading nonprofit arts organizations. Art in General fulfills its mission in a variety of ways, including the organization and presentation of exhibitions, hosting a national and international artist residency program, and through regular public programs and membership events.

Opening is on Saturday, April 19, 6-8 pm.
Art in General, 79 Walker St., NYC