Category Biographies

Sometimes the biography of a great artist is so interesting, that it can become a great plot for a novel – or for an article, at least.

Barefoot Irbe

In the central street of Riga, Brīvības iela, there is a bronze statue of a man sitting on a rock and drawing with a pastel pencil. This bearded, oddly-dressed, barefoot man resembles a character from a fairy tale. However, such…