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 October 30, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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