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06.12.17

“Neputns Gallery” opening hours in December

Neputns Gallery will be open also on Saturday: 9 and 16 December 10:00 – 15:00.

Published on December 6, 2017
06.12.17

Sale – 20% OFF at “Neputns Gallery” till 22 December

20% discount on all Neputns books, except the latest publications, at Neputns Gallery till 22 December.

Published on December 6, 2017
19.07.17

Sigita Daugule’s exhibition

From 6 July till 28 August Sigita Daugule’s exhibition is on view at the Neputns gallery.

Published on July 19, 2017
29.06.17

Launching of the album “Sigita Daugule”

On 29th of June at the “Bastejs Gallery” the album about artist Sigita Daugule was launched.

Published on June 29, 2017
08.06.17

E. E. Cummings “Pavasara virpulis / Springtime Circling”

Launching of the bilingual selection of poems by Edward Estlin Cummings.

Published on June 8, 2017
08.06.17

Tomass Pārups, Maija Kurševa, STUDIJA Library

Launching of the book about artist Maija Kurševa by Tomass Pārups.

Published on June 8, 2017
07.06.17

Maija Kurševa’s collage exhibition

From 5 June till 5 July Maija Kurševa’s collage exhibition is on view at the Neputns gallery, featuring her artworks of 2017.

Published on June 7, 2017
28.04.17

Anna Auziņa “Anna’s Dowry Cow”

Launching of the collection of poems by Anna Auziņa “Anna’s Dowry Cow” at the Rainis and Aspazija House-Museum.

Published on April 28, 2017
17.03.17

Launching of the monograph “Janis Rozentāls”

Marking the 150 anniversary of Janis Rozentāls, the monograph “Janis Rozentāls” was launched at the Latvian National Museum of Art.

Published on March 17, 2017
09.03.17

Launching of the book “Wolves, Devils and Men”

Launching of the book “Wolves, Devils and Men. Life and Creative Work of Alberts Kronenbergs” by Juka Rislaki took place at the Rainis and Aspazija’s Summer House in Majori, Jūrmala.

Published on March 9, 2017
31.01.17

A call to owners of works from the Baltars porcelain painting workshop

Publishers Neputns continues to gather information about treasures of Latvian art. One of them is porcelain of the Baltars workshop.

Published on January 31, 2017
18.01.17

Nikolay Gumilyov “Poetry” / Николай Гумилев “Стихи”

With a musical / literary performance on 18th January 2017 bilingual selection of poems by Nikolay Gumilyov was launched.

Published on January 18, 2017
22.12.16

Launching of the book “The Courland Album”

On 21th December 2016 the book “The Courland Album. A Portrait of an Era Through Keepsake Album Images From the End of the 18th to the First Half of the 19th Century” was launched at the Mūkusala Art Salon.

Published on December 22, 2016
15.12.16

Launching of the book “Kārlis Hūns. The Beauty of Simple Reality”

On 15th December 2016 the book “Kārlis Hūns. The Beauty of Simple Reality” by art historian Edvarda Šmite was launched at the Latvian National Museum of Art.

Published on December 15, 2016
30.11.16

Pāvils Johansons “Ebb and Flow”

Launching of the collection of poems by Pāvils Johansons “Ebb and Flow”.

Published on November 30, 2016
18.11.16

Presentation of the book “Diálogo. Canciones populares de Letonia y España” in Madrid

On 17th November 2016 presentation of the book “Dialogs. Latviešu un spāņu tautas dziesmas / Diálogo. Canciones populares de Letonia y España” took place at the National Library of Spain.

Published on November 18, 2016
13.11.16

Launching of the book “Lovely Mothers. Woman. Body. Subjectivity”

With a performance “Bread & Butler” the book “Lovely Mothers. Woman. Body. Subjectivity” by Jana Kukaine was launched.

Published on November 13, 2016
28.10.16

1896. Latvian Ethnographic Exhibition

On 26 October 2016, marking the 120th anniversary of the Latvian Ethnographic Exhibition of 1896, the book „1896. Latvian Ethnographic Exhibition” was launched at the National History Museum of Latvia.

Published on October 28, 2016
28.10.16

Launching of the book “Nature is Silent” by Ieva Jurjāne

The book “Nature is Silent” and solo exhibition by Ieva Jurjāne was opened at the ALMA gallery .

Published on October 28, 2016
14.10.16

“The Invisible Man” is a White Raven 2016!

“The Invisible Man” (Neredzamais cilvēks) by Luīze Pastore, illustrations by Elīna Brasliņa has been selected for the “White Ravens” annual catalogue of book recommendations in the field of international children’s and youth literature.

Published on October 14, 2016
21.09.16

Launching of the album “Alvis Hermanis” and “Diary” by the director

On 19th September 2016 Latvian and English editions of the album “Alvis Hermanis” and “Diary” by the famous opera and theatre director Alvis Hermanis was launched at the Jaunais Rīgas teātris.

Published on September 21, 2016
26.08.16

Mārtiņš Mintaurs “The History of the Conservation of Latvia’s Architectural Heritage”

On 25th August 2016 the book “The History of the Conservation of Latvia’s Architectural Heritage” by historian Mārtiņš Mintaurs was launched at the Latvian Museum of Architecture.

Published on August 26, 2016
31.05.16

Artis Ostups “Gestures”

Launching of the collection of poems by Artis Ostups “Gestures”.

Published on May 31, 2016
31.05.16

Gift cards

At the “Neputns” gallery (Tērbatas street 49/51, Riga) now a selection of gift cards are available.

Published on May 31, 2016
21.05.16

Eduards Aivars “Phenomena”

Launching of the collection of poems by Eduards Aivars “Phenomena” at “Hāgenskalna komūna”.

Published on May 21, 2016
12.05.16

Collective reading of “The Logbook” by Inese Zandere

Collective reading of “The Logbook” by Inese Zandere took place at the floating art centre NOASS.

Published on May 12, 2016
02.05.16

Launching of the monograph “Romans Suta”

Marking the 120 anniversary of Romans Suta, the monograph “Romans Suta” was launched at the Mūkusalas Mākslas salons.

Published on May 2, 2016
30.04.16

Krišjānis Zeļģis “Beasts”

Launching of the collection of poems by Krišjānis Zeļģis “Beasts”.

Published on April 30, 2016
26.04.16

Ruta Štelmahere “The Shirt”

Launching of the collection of poems by Ruta Štelmahere “The Shirt”.

Published on April 26, 2016
26.03.16

Ronalds Briedis “Medicine against Immortality”

Launching of the collection of poems by Ronalds Briedis “Medicine against Immortality”.

Published on March 26, 2016
23.02.16

Art and the Latvian State 1918–1940 / Art et état en Lettonie

On 26 January 2016, marking the 95th anniversary of Latvia’s recognition de jure, the book „Art and the Latvian State 1918–1940 / Art et état en Lettonie” by Ginta Gerharde-Upeniece was launched at the Latvian National Theatre.

Published on February 23, 2016
12.11.15

Launching of the collection of poems by Madara Gruntmane “Narcoses”

Participants of the launching party, which took place on 29 October, enjoyed a performance by Dana Indāne and Madara Gruntmane, celebrating the opening of Madara’s first collection of poems.

Published on November 12, 2015
28.10.15

Opening of the collection of poems by Kārlis Vērdiņš “The Grown-ups”

Collection of poetry by Kārlis Vērdiņš was among the most anticipated ones, which was proved by the great number of those who came to greet the author.

Published on October 28, 2015
26.10.15

Launching of Margaritas Zieda’s book about Andris Freibergs

Launching of the book about scenographer Andris Freibergs took place in a special venue – Zirgu pasts. It is a former location of the Riga Arts and Crafts School where Andris Freibergs began his studies in Riga.

Published on October 26, 2015
09.10.15

V. B. Jeitss “Baltie putni” / W.B. Yeats “The White Birds”

A bit more than ten years have passed since the first book in the bilingual Velvet Series of poetry – „The Cherubinic Wanderer” by Angelus Silesius was launched in the floating art centre Noass. Naturally, our joy was double when we visited Noass again in the evening of 17th September..

Published on October 9, 2015
28.09.15

Launching of the monograph „Džemma Skulme”

Art is a reality existing in parallel with living nature, with living organisms. It is created by the soul and the mind and is existent. Moreover, it has an immense capacity for impact..

Published on September 28, 2015
07.08.15

The Jānis Baltvilks Award in Children’s Literature goes to Luīze Pastore

The annual International Jānis Baltvilks Award in Children’s Literature and Book Art was founded eleven years ago and traditionally is presented on July 24 which is the writer’s birthday. This year the Baltvilks Award went to Luīze Pastore for the books “The Missing Monkey” and “The Invisible Man” in the series “Art Detectives” (Neputns, 2015).

Published on August 7, 2015
07.08.15

Launching of Amy Bryzgel’s monograph „Miervaldis Polis”

Ten years of work of the American art historian Amy Bryzgel and five years of work of the Publishers Neputns have resulted in a monograph which was launched on 17 June.

Published on August 7, 2015
26.05.15

Launching of “Kirkes grāmata / Kirke’s Book”

22nd May was marked by two outstanding events. Opening of Frančeska Kirke’s solo exhibition and launching of the book “Kirkes grāmata / Kirke’s book”.

Published on May 26, 2015
15.05.15

Launching of the series “Art Detectives”

On 25 April we launched a wonderful team work of author Luīze Pastore and artist Elīna Brasliņa – the series of books for children “Art Detectives”.

Published on May 15, 2015
08.05.15

Behind the scenes of the art world

Can works of art become alive? What about the possibility to step into a painting and experience the depicted story? What are the secrets that the artists have hidden in their paintings?

Published on May 8, 2015
10.03.15

The facsimile edition of Stenders’ ABCs receives the prize of “Zelta ābele 2014″ and the Baltic Book Art

Our publication, marking the tercentenary of the birth of Gotthard Friedrich Stender, “Gotthard Friedrich Stender’s ABCs. Facsimiles. Transcriptions. Essays”, has gained local and international recognition.

Published on March 10, 2015
05.03.15

Sigita Daugule “Jānis Liepiņš”. Opening party

On a Friday 13th we celebrated the publication of the eighth book in the series „Classics of Latvian Art”. The circle of Latvian classics was joined by Jānis Liepiņš while the circle of the Neputns’ authors by artist Sigita Daugule.

Published on March 5, 2015
05.03.15

Launching of the book about Paulis Liepa

Two exhibitions were opened on 11 February at the Mūkusala Art Salon: the solo exhibition of Paulis Liepa „Noise” and the exhibition of the previous recipients of the Purvītis Prize, „The Everyday”. Among the visitors was the Publishers Neputns with a special greeting to Paulis.

Published on March 5, 2015
19.12.14

Launching party of the book “Those Cursed Tuscans” by Curzio Malaparte in Latvian

This special event – publishing of the book “Those Cursed Tuscans” by Curzio Malaparte in Latvian was celebrated at the cosy wine shop “Via Vino” on Ausekļa iela in Riga.

Published on December 19, 2014
19.12.14

Launching of Reinis Runcis collection of poetry “elements / 分身”

Launching of the second collection of poetry by Reinis Runcis took place on 12 December at the art Café DALI in Riga.

Published on December 19, 2014
19.12.14

Aleksandra Beļcova, Konrāds Ubāns and Johann Walter

One of especially thrilling events at the Publishers Neputns is launching of the series „Classics of Latvian Art”. Celebration in honour of the three new books took place at the Museum of Aleksandra Beļcova and Romans Suta.

Published on December 19, 2014
18.11.14

18 November

18 November is the Proclamation Day of the Republic of Latvia. Congratulations Latvia!
“The proclamation of Latvian independence occurred on a rainy evening on 18 November at the Second Riga City Theatre (now the National Theatre)…”

Published on November 18, 2014
14.11.14

Andrejs Grants. Photographs

At the “Neputns Gallery” Andrejs Grants’ photographs from Tuva, the country that borders with Russia in the North and Mongolia in the South, are exhibited.

Published on November 14, 2014
14.11.14

ORLAN in Riga

At the beginning of November the unique French artist, contemporary art icon ORLAN visited Riga. She opened the exhibition “Le Plan du film and Other Scenarios” that was accompanied by a richly illustrated catalogue in Latvian, French and English – “ORLAN”.

Published on November 14, 2014
03.11.14

Launching of the book „Portrait in Latvia. The 19th Century”

Launching party of the monumental book „Portrait in Latvia. The 19th Century” took place on 27 October at Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation.

Published on November 3, 2014
30.10.14

Gustavs Klucis. Complete catalogue of works in the LNMA collection

Catalogue in two volumes is published by the Latvian National Museum of Art in collaboration with the Publishers Neputns.

Published on October 30, 2014
24.10.14

Celebration of Jānis Rokpelnis poetry

On 5 September, within the Poetry Days, friends and colleagues came to the Neputns Gallery to congratulate Jānis Rokpelnis on publication of his collection of poetry. It is a selection of his poems translated into English by Margita Gailītis.

Published on October 24, 2014
24.10.14

Launching of the book „Ivars Poikāns. Time Makes no Difference”

The beginning of September was marked by a special event in the world of art – publishing of Inga Bunkše’s book „Ivars Poikāns. Time Makes no Difference”.

Published on October 24, 2014
24.10.14

Launching of Ieva Rupenheite’s collection of poetry

To conclude the Poetry Days we invited poetry lovers to the floating art centre NOASS to launch the third collection of poetry by Ieva Rupenheite „nepāriet” (It Does not Cease).

Published on October 24, 2014
26.06.14

Launching of the series „Classics of Latvian Art”

The series „Classics of Latvian Art” was launched on 4 June at the Mūkusala Art Salon. Performing at the launching party was Nerten sketch theatre which showed especially prepared sketches about the protagonists of the first books in the series.

Published on June 26, 2014
26.06.14

The solo exhibition of Inese Kalniņa „Element. Man” at the „Neputns Gallery”

The solo exhibition of Inese Kalniņa „Element. Man” is opened at the „Neputns Gallery” till the end of July. It is a series of black and white photographs featuring the man.

Published on June 26, 2014
28.04.14

“The Story of Maskačka” by Luīze Pastore receives the Annual Latvian Literature Prize

During the ceremony of the Latvian Literature Award of the Year on 24 April, awards were presented to laureates in five categories. Luīze Pastore was chosen as the winner of the “Best Latvian Author’s Work for Children” for her book “Maskačkas stāsts”.

Published on April 28, 2014
07.04.14

Two books published by the Neputns Publishers receive the Zelta ābele 2013 award

In the category „Prose” the prize was awarded to artist Ingrīda Zābere for the publication of lectures by Federico García Lorca. In the category “Art Publication” the prize went to Inta Sarkane for the album “Jūlijs Feders”.

Published on April 7, 2014
07.04.14

An exhibition of drawings by Ilmārs Blumbergs is opened at the Neputns Gallery

Ilmārs Blumbergs, inspired by Spain and Spanish poetry, has created a special series of drawings: one for each of the 33 Spanish poets included in the recently published anthology of 20th century.

Published on April 7, 2014
07.04.14

Launching party of the Anthology of 20th Century Spanish Poetry

Launching party of the bilingual publication „Anthology of 20th Century Spanish Poetry” took place on 27 March. The anthology, compiled and translated by Leons Briedis, is the first edition of selected Spanish poetry in Latvian. The artist of the book is Ilmārs Blumbergs.

Published on April 7, 2014
04.04.14

“Honorary Citizen of the Puppet World” at the Puppet Theatre

Launching of the book „Honorary Citizen of the Puppet World. Monograph about Artist Pāvils Šenhofs” by Aldis Linē took place at the Latvian Puppet Theatre on 21 March, the World Puppetry Day.

Published on April 4, 2014
13.03.14

Edvīns Raups receives The Diena Annual Award in Culture

In the ceremony of The Diena Annual Award in Culture 2013 translator and poet Edvīns Raups was awarded for his translation of Federico García Lorca „Lectures” and his own collection of poetry.

Published on March 13, 2014
04.03.14

The new series „Classics of Latvian Art”

The series „Classics of Latvian Art” includes books of medium size, offering an easily perceptible information about Latvian classical artists and their works.

Published on March 4, 2014
17.02.14

The book „Shamanside” by Uldis Tīrons and Andrejs Grants launched

Black pudding, arak drink and Tuvan throat singers – this is just a small insight into the launching party of the book „Shamanside” by Uldis Tīrons and Andrejs Grants.

Published on February 17, 2014
17.02.14

Launching of the album „Uga Skulme” and the artist’s memoirs „A Book of Recollections”

At the end of 2013, the Neputns Publishers in collaboration with SIA Alfor published two books dedicated to the artist Uga Skulme: a monographic album „Uga Skule” and the artist’s memoirs „A Book of Recollections”.

Published on February 17, 2014