Skaidrite Elksnite (1929-2002) II

Skaidrīte Elksnīte - Talsu ieliņa. 1998
Skaidrīte Elksnīte - Talsu ieliņa. 1998

Street in Talsi. 1998

Collection of the Talsi District Museum

One of the best known Latvian artists. Studied art by Talsi painter Ž. Sūniņš. Graduated from the Department of Painting of the Art Academyof Latvia (1965). Her paintings mainly deal with landscapes of small towns in Kurzeme, she became popular with figural compositions (on subjects from Roma life), portraits of her contemporaries and a rich Kurzeme colour scheme: red, violet, orange. Took part in exhibitions of Talsi District artists' works also with Talsi landscapes.

Bibliography:

Aldis Kļaviņš „Liepājas māksla gadsimtu vējos. Glezniecība”. Liepājas Kultūras pārvalde, 2008

Liene Bernāte „Skaidrīte Elksnīte. Monogrāfija”. Liepāja, Poligrāfijas centrs, 2010

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