Seven galleries were awarded as best in this year's ArtVilnius contemporary art fair, along with the best young artist Laura Sabaliauskaitė from Visaginas, Lithuania.
The best artists at ArtVilnius'19 were named Émilie Brout and Maxime Marion from France, represented by the Paris gallery '22,48 m²'.
Laura Sabaliauskaitė, represented by Vilnius Academy of Arts' Titanikas gallery, was chosen as the best young artist. The jury chairman Virginijus Kinčinaitės said Laura's works were personal, expressing a young person's drama.
Elsa Philippe, whose works were presented in the #FocusFrance exhibition, won the best installation award for ‘On the Edge’.
Eric Mauchet, Thomas Bernanrd and Bubenberg from France were named the best galleries in the art fair.
Second year in a row, Kogo Gallery from Estonia was also among the winners, with Maksia XO from Latvia, the Rooster gallery in Vilnius and Titanikas among the top seven.