Talk 3: Louise Bourgeois, Maria Lassnig and Maria Helena Vieira da Silva

In conversation with Amer Abbas, Joana Baião, Mark Setteducati and Hans Werner Poschauko
May 28, 2018

Gallery Vartai conversates with Amer Abbas, Joana Baião, Mark Setteducati and Hans Werner Poschauko.


Moi, non-moi

June 5 – July 27 2018


Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010, France)
Maria Lassnig (1919-2014, Austria)
Maria Helena Vieira da Silva (1908-1992, Portugal)


Curator of the exhibition Amer Abbas


The exhibition is complemented by a talk of guest speaker:


Joana Baião – a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Art History of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Lisbon) and at the École Normale supérieure, Paris. She is the author of a book about Vieira da Silva (2010)

Mark Setteducati – an author, magician and inventor of magic, illusions, games and puzzles. He was a longtime assistant and close friend of Louise Bourgeois.

Hans Werner Poschauko – an artist and curator, who studied under Maria Lassnig and became her longtime assistant and collaborator. He is a board member of Maria Lassnig Foundation.


Živilė and Jonas Garbaravičiai


Renata and Rolandas Valiūnai


General supporters of the exhibition

Eugenija ir Saulius Sutkai, António Gomes de Pinho


Exhibition supported by
Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, Lithuanian Council for Culture, Hotel PACAI, NOVOTEL hotel, ACM media screens, Visionaire hotel, Clear Channel


Gallery supported by
Vilnius City Municipality, Art Fund, Vilma Dagilienė, Romas Kinka, Lietuvos Rytas, Ekskomisarų biuras


Graphic design
Jurgis Griškevičius


We are grateful to

Louise Bourgeois Studio, New York; Maria Lassnig Foundation, Vienna; Foundation Arpad Szenes – Vieira da Silva, Lisbon