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Aloyzas Smilingis

Lithuania Born in: 1938
Aloyzas Smilingis (Elis) was born in a village and had no relation to professional art in his childhood, although his artistic abilities appeared at an early age. He saw his first painting at the age of seventeen and was so impressed that he decided to become an artist.

Elis entered Vilnius Institute of Art without any prior preparation where he have studied graphics. He quitted graphics straight after the graduation as well as he quitted with the current socialist methods, so the artist was not welcome at the exhibitions and did not have so many commissions.

Elis was interested in painting and sculpture. He started working with granite, established a bronze foundry for sculptures. Every time when he got tired from sculpture, he took the brush in his hands and created paintings.

"Artistic ideas are more important than dependence on some workshop of faithfulness to one genre or style. I am not keen on reproducing myself. My thinking is changing and so does my art. I remain self-critical and walk on", said Elis.

After the collapse of the Soviet Union painter and sculptor had a chance to visit the West and get acquainted with the collections in best museums of New York, Amsterdam, London and meet famous artists. This had a great effect on his esthetical views.

Meeting Willem de Kooning was the most impressive event in Elis career. He visited his studio in East Hampton, NY, where they shared ideas and artistic views.

"I understood that the value of art does not depend on the number of exhibitions, nor prestigious projects, critics or curators. It is not my problem where my piece will be hanging and who will be showing it in some exhibition after a hundred years. That is why I don’t go out in the public and don’t waste my energy preparing for shows and projects. People who are interested in my art find me and sometimes take away the works that are difficult to let go", says Elis, who calls himself a free artist.

In his seventies, to the surprise of his family, Elis mastered digital technology and started creating impressive digital abstractions.

Artist resides and works in Lithuania, his art is owned by several Lithuanian museums and belongs to private collectors in Australia, Italy, USA, UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Lithuania and Japan.
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Our recommendations Aloyzas Smilingis, Stripes - Abstract Painting | Peinture Abstraite, Painting

Aloyzas Smilingis

Stripes - Abstract Painting | Peinture Abstraite, 2014
81 x 60 x 0.3 cm
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Our recommendations Aloyzas Smilingis, Beach II (Plage II, Sculpture Bronze), Sculpture

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Beach II (Plage II, Sculpture Bronze), 1982
42 x 17 x 19 cm
Sculpture

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Aloyzas Smilingis, Flood, Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Flood, 1993
120 x 90 x 2 cm
Print

$1,186

Aloyzas Smilingis, Oasis, Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Oasis, 2017
130 x 100 x 2 cm
Print

$1,304

Aloyzas Smilingis, Apples - Abstract Print (Edition Abstraite), Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Apples - Abstract Print (Edition Abstraite), 1994
140 x 105 x 2 cm
Print

$1,779

Aloyzas Smilingis, Spring - Abstract Print (Edition Abstraite), Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Spring - Abstract Print (Edition Abstraite), 1997
100 x 100 x 2 cm
Print

$1,186

Aloyzas Smilingis, Melody, Print

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Melody, 1974
125 x 100 x 2 cm
Print

$1,779

Aloyzas Smilingis, Nude in Red (Nue Edition), Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Nude in Red (Nue Edition), 1965
120 x 80 x 2 cm
Print

$1,186

Aloyzas Smilingis, Staccato, Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Staccato, 2017
140 x 175 x 3 cm
Print

$3,201

Aloyzas Smilingis, Movement | Bronze Sculpture, Sculpture

Aloyzas Smilingis

Movement | Bronze Sculpture, 1990
33 x 21 x 21 cm
Sculpture

$10,078

Aloyzas Smilingis, Strange Mood, Painting

Aloyzas Smilingis

Strange Mood, 2017
101 x 131 x 2.2 cm
Painting

$5,810

Aloyzas Smilingis, Port | Peinture Abstraite, Painting

Aloyzas Smilingis

Port | Peinture Abstraite, 2012
81 x 120 x 2 cm
Painting

$6,996

Aloyzas Smilingis, Grey - Large Abstract (Grande Abstraite), Painting

Aloyzas Smilingis

Grey - Large Abstract (Grande Abstraite), 2014
122 x 91 x 0.3 cm
Painting

$6,640

Aloyzas Smilingis, Still Life With Palette (Peinture Semi-abstraite), Painting

Aloyzas Smilingis

Still Life With Palette (Peinture Semi-abstraite), 1974
116 x 81 x 0.3 cm
Painting

$6,403

Aloyzas Smilingis, Evening Violet (Grand Tableau), Painting

Aloyzas Smilingis

Evening Violet (Grand Tableau), 1999
100 x 135 x 2 cm
Painting

$7,351

Aloyzas Smilingis, Triptych (Triptyque), Painting

Aloyzas Smilingis

Triptych (Triptyque), 1974
85 x 180 x 1 cm
Painting

$17,786

Our recommendations Aloyzas Smilingis, Intuition, Print

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Intuition, 1974
90 x 110 x 2 cm
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Our recommendations Aloyzas Smilingis, The Black (L'Art numérique), Print

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The Black (L'Art numérique), 2017
90 x 120 x 2 cm
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Aloyzas Smilingis, Flames (Impression Abstraite), Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Flames (Impression Abstraite), 1984
120 x 90 x 2 cm
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Aloyzas Smilingis, Old Park (Impression Abstraite), Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Old Park (Impression Abstraite), 1991
90 x 100 x 2 cm
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Aloyzas Smilingis, Sunset, Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Sunset, 1977
100 x 130 x 0.2 cm
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Aloyzas Smilingis, Variation - Abstract Print (Edition Abstraite), Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Variation - Abstract Print (Edition Abstraite), 2017
90 x 120 x 2 cm
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Aloyzas Smilingis, Evening - Abstract Print (Edition Abstraite), Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Evening - Abstract Print (Edition Abstraite), 1990
120 x 90 x 2 cm
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Aloyzas Smilingis, Finale No. 9, Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Finale No. 9, 2018
90 x 110 x 2 cm
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Aloyzas Smilingis, Green Etude (Impression Abstraite), Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Green Etude (Impression Abstraite), 1986
80 x 120 x 2 cm
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Aloyzas Smilingis, Silent City (Impression Abstraite), Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Silent City (Impression Abstraite), 1997
100 x 140 x 2 cm
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Aloyzas Smilingis, Untitled (L'Art numérique), Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Untitled (L'Art numérique), 2017
90 x 120 x 2 cm
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Aloyzas Smilingis, Twilight (Impression Abstraite), Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Twilight (Impression Abstraite), 2003
110 x 90 x 2 cm
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Aloyzas Smilingis, Motive of the Lake (L'Art numérique), Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Motive of the Lake (L'Art numérique), 2016
90 x 120 x 0.2 cm
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Aloyzas Smilingis, Shadows in a Square, Painting

Aloyzas Smilingis

Shadows in a Square, 2014
135 x 135 x 2 cm
Painting

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Aloyzas Smilingis, Fugue (Abstrait Coloré), Painting

Aloyzas Smilingis

Fugue (Abstrait Coloré), 2018
80 x 116 x 0.3 cm
Painting

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Aloyzas Smilingis, Colours of Spring, Print

Aloyzas Smilingis

Colours of Spring, 2016
100 x 130 x 2.5 cm
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Aloyzas Smilingis, Thinker, Sculpture

Aloyzas Smilingis

Thinker, 1990
48 x 13 x 15 cm
Sculpture

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