Viktoras Vizgirda (1904-1993)
A painter of mostly landscapes and still lives but also portraits, he was primarily influenced by his teacher Justinas Vienozinskis, a master of the landscape, and by French artists of the post-impressionist school. In his own style, he made color rather than form his main form of expression, creating works in stained glass, ceramics, textiles, pastels, and watercolor, but his preferred media were oils and acrylics on canvas.
Viktoras Vizgirda was born in the village of Dominikoniai, in Lithuania, on January 14, 1904. His father, Jonas Vizgirda, farmed on rented land and was a surveyor by trade. The farm burned down during the First World War in 1914 and the family relocated to
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