Ben Shahn

Ben Shahn (September 12, 1898 – March 14, 1969) was a Lithuanian-born American artist. He is best known for his works of social realism, his left-wing political views, and his series of lectures published as The Shape of Content.

People of the Ocean, Berta Tilmantaite

“When the baby is born we don’t need a doctor. Everything happens here, on the boat. We don’t have any medicine. We cannot go to the hospital, we’re just staying here for the birth. And mother takes care of the baby,” – says Bungsali, an old looking man, who doesn’t know his age. He spent…

Projected memories, Berta Tilmantaite

Berta Tilmantaite is a Lithuanian multimedia journalist. Currently in Lithuania. Available for assignments (photo/video/writing). Contact: info@godoberta.com Berta is a licensed scuba diver (PADI) and freediver (AIDA**), so she is able to shoot underwater. All photographs are available as high quality prints here. If the photograph You want is not there, please, contact: info@godoberta.com Clothes with…

Ben Shahn

Ben Shahn was born in Kaunus, Lithuania in 1898. He emigrated to New York with his family in 1906. He became a lithographer’s apprentice after completing his schooling. He later attended both New York University and the National Academy of Design from 1917 to 1921. In the 1920s Shahn became part of the social realism…

Gunar Binde

    Gunars Binde – one of the most famous photographers of Latvia. The works have become classics Binde photos. Gunars Binde (1933), working professionally since 1964. From 1959 to 2004 he had organized 35 personal exhibitions in countries such as Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Georgia, Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Balgar, Russia and Poland. His work…

Algimantas Kezys

Algimantas Kezys was born in Lithuania in 1928.  Fleeing to the West prior to the Soviet occupation of his native country, Kezys came to the United States in 1950 to study and eventually to be ordained as a Jesuit Priest.  In 1956 he received a Master’s Degree in Philosophy from Loyola University in Chicago.  Assigned…

Rimaldas Vikšraitis

  A farmer bends over a dead pig with a blowtorch, a chicken perched on his back. A young girl stares out of a window over the decapitated head of a goat. A drunk bites the ear of another drunk who is biting the ear of a pig’s head on a plate. Welcome to the…