Book Chapter

Vincas Jomantas: Kaunas, Vilnius, Munich

J Eckett

Vincas Jomantas sculptor / Robert Lindsay, Kenneth Scarlett, with contributions by Jane Eckett and an interview with Laima Jomantas | Beagle Press | Published : 2018

Abstract

As an artist who settled in Australia after the Second World War, Vincas Jomantas created a body of over 100 works that directly engaged with both the twentieth century movement towards abstraction and the modernist art environment of Melbourne. He was a founding member of the Centre Five group that helped to nurture and advance appreciation in the community for the new forms of sculpture. At the same time his works articulated a personal symbolic sculptural language that acknowledged his European cultural heritage and in particular the mythology of his native Lithuania. Recognised for his originality, innovation and the meticulous professionalism of his craftsmanship, Jomantas worked with a..

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