Stanislovas Žvirgždas

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Stanislovas Žvirgždas (born 1941) is a Lithuanian photographer, particularly of landscapes.[1]

Born in Balbieriškis (Prienai) on 13 September 1941, Žvirgždas studied history at Vilnius University in 1960–61, but after participating in an event in which the banned Lithuanian flag was raised was imprisoned in the Moldavian SSR until 1965. In 1972 he studied photography at the University of Popular Art (Moscow) and thereafter worked as a photographer.

Žvirgždas has had solo exhibitions in Kishinev (1982), Yevpatoria (1983), Zaragoza (1984), Moscow (1985, 2000), Nyíregyháza (1988, 2002), Severomorsk (1988), Tel Aviv (1990), Homyel (1990), Hamburg (1991), Frankfurt (1992), St Petersburg (1992), Portland (1994), Paris (1994), Tokyo (1997), Yaroslavl (2001), and Lviv (2003); as well as within Lithuania.


  1. ^ Biographical information is from the CV within Žvirgždas' book Lietuviški peizažai / Lithuanian Landscapes (pp. 100–101), supplemented by Skirmantas Valiulis' introduction to the same work (pp. 11–15).

Books by Žvirgždas[edit]

  • Fotografija / Photographs. Vilnius: Lietuvos fotomenininkų sąjunga, 1995.
  • Vilnijos peizažai. Vilnius: Lietuvos fotomenininkų sąjunga, 1999.
  • Susipynusios vieno medžiošakos. Vilnius: Lietuvos fotomenininkų sąjunga, 1995.
  • (With S. Valiulis.) Fotografijos slėpiniai. Vilnius: Lietuvos fotomenininkų sąjunga, 2002.
  • Mūsų miestelių fotografai. Vilnius: Lietuvos fotomenininkų sąjunga, 2003.
  • Lietuviški peizažai / Lithuanian Landscapes. N.p.: VAGA, 2004. ISBN 5-415-01737-2

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